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.

Nutrition and Lifestyle, Uncategorized

How to Spot Hidden Sugars

So you may have heard that it's a good idea to read the nutrition facts and ingredient labels of anything that you buy at the grocery store. But sometimes when you're looking at the ingredients, it can be really hard to know exactly what you are looking at. Hidden sugars are sneaking their way into… Continue reading How to Spot Hidden Sugars

Nutrition and Lifestyle

Five Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Health

The world is super busy these days, right? Everyone has somewhere to be, five minutes ago...and somewhere else to be ten minutes after that. We have jobs, significant others, children, parents, siblings, friends....never mind hobbies or other interests that WE want to have time for. Now add in leading a healthy lifestyle, going to the… Continue reading Five Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Health

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

Nutrition and Lifestyle, Uncategorized

New Years Resolutions and Setting Goals

Happy New Year! 🎉 (a couple of weeks late).. I wrote a series of FaceBook posts to help people tackle the idea of setting New Years Resolutions, or really goals of any kind during any time of year. I'm compiling them into this one blog post. They are geared towards fitness/health/nutrition goals, but the information can really… Continue reading New Years Resolutions and Setting Goals

CrossFit

Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable – The Journey Continues

2014 has been a year of many big changes in my life. I left the corporate world to be a full time CrossFit Coach, I became single again after thinking I was with that one, the full time CrossFit gig fell through after a long stressful process and I reluctently found a part time job… Continue reading Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable – The Journey Continues