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

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

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

CrossFit, Pregnancy/Postpartum, Uncategorized

Incontinence and Working Out. Five Things You Can Do Right Now To Help Alleviate This.

Ladies.... we’ve all been there, right? Maybe it’s coughing, sneezing, box jumps, running, or going for that max attempt on a lift when all of a sudden you're a bit wet. So you try squeezing or holding your breath, or maybe you try not to drink as much and wear a panty liner on those… Continue reading Incontinence and Working Out. Five Things You Can Do Right Now To Help Alleviate This.

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