Self

One Year Postpartum: Finding my WHY

EricaFriedmanWellness
After my son was born, everything changed. I stared down at the tiny human in my arms, overcome by exhaustion, joy, and pure awe. My world would never be the same. My priorities would forever change. I was now responsible for a beautiful baby boy. I was a mom.  The Transition to Motherhood The first month at home was hard....
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Fitness

Return to Fitness: Week 19-42 – Bulletproof Your Body

Working outwithbaby
Congrats mama! By now you’ve been back in the gym, and ideally following a progressive strength training program incorporating core rehab, pelvic floor exercises, and gentle movement. Your Pelvic Floor Physical therapist may have also given you the “green light” for high impact and higher intensity cardio and movement.  But, before we get ready to take it up a notch...
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Fitness

Return to Fitness Postpartum: Weeks 7-18

PostpartumFitness
 You’ve made it! The first month or two with a newborn is a whirlwind. Now by week six or seven postpartum you’re in a groove (sort of) and you’ve most likely been to your OB/GYN or General Practitioner. You’ve been “cleared” to exercise, but what does this mean? Just because a GP or OB/GYN “cleared” you, you may not be...
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