CrossFit, Pregnancy/Postpartum

Coning. What is it and Why Should I Care?

I have since updated this post 🙂 Click here to read the latest version! If you are pregnant, may want to get pregnant some day, are postpartum, or know someone that is then this article is for you. Coning is a big thing I wish I had known about while (or ideally before) I was… Continue reading Coning. What is it and Why Should I Care?

CrossFit, Pregnancy/Postpartum

“Murph” Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes

Memorial Day Murph Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnancy and Postpartum Athletes   Every year on Memorial Day, it has become a tradition for CrossFit gyms around the country to do the Hero WOD, “Murph”. The work out as prescribed (RX) is as follows: For time: 1 mile Run 100 Pull-ups 200 Push-ups 300 Squats 1… Continue reading “Murph” Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes

Pregnancy/Postpartum

A Peek Into My Own Postpartum Journey. Coming Back from Diastasis Recti and Umbilical Hernia.

Today my heart is just so happy and full. It’d be a lie to tell you the past two years have been easy. It hasn’t. It’s hard to be pregnant. It’s even harder to be pregnant and navigate how to continue working out safely. It’s hard to give birth. And it’s hard to take care… Continue reading A Peek Into My Own Postpartum Journey. Coming Back from Diastasis Recti and Umbilical Hernia.

CrossFit, Pregnancy/Postpartum

CrossFit Open 18.5 Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes

The last workout for the 2018 Open is upon us. 18.5 is something we all voted for and the results are in! I think we all knew thrusters were going to be somewhere in there. Which workout did you vote for? .. here are my play by play considerations for pregnant and postpartum athletes. Workout 18.5… Continue reading CrossFit Open 18.5 Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes

CrossFit, Pregnancy/Postpartum

CrossFit Open 18.4 Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes

18.4 has been announced and it's another one to help dive the pack from your everyday CrossFit athletes to those who will be moving onto Regionals. We have a double Diane medley with Deadlifts, handstand pushups and handstand walks (I do believe this is the first time we are seeing handstand walks in the Open!… Continue reading CrossFit Open 18.4 Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes

CrossFit, Nutrition and Lifestyle, Pregnancy/Postpartum

18.3 Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes

Ok guys, 18.3 has been announced wow its a good one.. here are my play by play considerations for pregnant and postpartum athletes.   Pregnant Athletes *Steady pace is the name of the game on this workout. Piston breathing strategy is going to be important here. (check out Julie Wiebe if you haven't heard of this… Continue reading 18.3 Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant and Postpartum Athletes