CrossFit, Pregnancy/Postpartum

“Murph” Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant & Postpartum Athletes

Memorial Day Murph 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 Run100 Pull-ups200 Push-ups300 Squats1 mile Run In memory of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y., who… Continue reading “Murph” Movement Strategy Playbook for Pregnant & Postpartum Athletes

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Pregnancy/Postpartum

Coning: What Is It and Why You Should Care V2

I first wrote this post a year ago. I wanted to update it as I have grown a lot as a coach in the last year. Since it first posted it seems as though coning is much more well known – but it seems the scales have tipped from unknown information to information that has… Continue reading Coning: What Is It and Why You Should Care V2

Pregnancy/Postpartum

Diastasis Recti: Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Gap

In part 1 of my diastasis series last week I talked all about what diastasis recti is. If you missed it, you can read that here. Now that we know what it is, I want to dive into the different aspects of diastasis recti and see if we can explore them without fear. The most questions I… Continue reading Diastasis Recti: Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Gap

CrossFit, Pregnancy/Postpartum

Your Pelvic Floor & A Fitness Coach: What Does One Have to Do With the Other?

I am a Fitness and Nutrition Coach, not a pelvic floor physical therapist (PFPT), yet I have been writing about PFPT for the past few weeks. So, what does one have to do with the other? First I just want to note, I am a Fitness and Nutrition Coach who has studied pelvic health, pregnancy,… Continue reading Your Pelvic Floor & A Fitness Coach: What Does One Have to Do With the Other?

Pregnancy/Postpartum

Your Pelvic Floor: What You Need to Know

This is part 1 to an ongoing pelvic floor series in which I will go over a variety of topics and information regarding your pelvic floor. Your pelvic floor is so important for so many reasons, but few people ever give it a second thought. I know that I didn’t until I was having issues… Continue reading Your Pelvic Floor: What You Need to Know