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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Fitness

Return to Fitness Postpartum: Weeks 0-6 – Rehab & Retrain

Runningwithbaby
Having a baby is tough. Like, really tough. While pregnant, I completely underestimated the physical and mental transformation coming soon. Once Benji arrived, life completely changed. I could be angry and sad at the same time, and completely overwhelmed and in love too — the hormones were real. I was the master multitasker, able to pump and feed myself and...
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Fitness

Pregnancy Fitness – Modifications by Trimester

ThirdTrimesterYoga
During pregnancy, a woman’s body changes a lot. From conception on (and even during the TTC period) the respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, and musculoskeletal systems start preparing for baby. For a pregnant mama-to-be, all of these changes will dramatically impact how she feels and what she feels comfortable doing.  I remember experiencing a wave of emotions when we first found out...
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