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BIRTHFIT is Coming to The Netherlands!

If you are a strength and conditioning coach, a doula, someone that works with pregnant and postpartum women, then this is not to be missed. I hate to use the line, “You think you know, but you have no idea.” But seriously, this seminar will rock you at your core, …

Empowerment through the Eye Roll

Despite its title, this post is not about negativity. It’s about your power, your intuition, your innate abilities.   I am currently in my third trimester of my first pregnancy, and I’ve learned more in the past 7 months than I ever thought possible – about my body, my mind, …

Pregnancy and Postpartum Movement Recommendations for CF Open 17.5

17.5 10 Rounds For Time: 9 Thrusters 35 Double Unders   We all knew that thrusters were in our future. And, to be honest, we quite frankly expected double unders as well.   The best warm up for this workout would be the Functional Progression 1 through 4 (part 1, …

Prenatal & Postpartum Nutritional Recovery for CF Open 2017

  Nutrition is one of the foundational pillars of BIRTHFIT.   Currently, the CrossFit Open is entering its fifth week and therefore, the timing is only appropriate to make sure nutrition is discussed in relation to this competition as it relates to the pregnant/postpartum athlete.  BIRTHFIT serves to support women during …

Pregnancy and Postpartum Movement Suggestions for CF Games Open 17.4

17.4 AMRAP 13: 55 Deadlifts (155) 55 Wall Balls (14) 55 Cal Row 55 HSPU   Think of this as continuous work for thirteen minutes. Move through the list of movements intentionally and get through what you can. If you don’t get through all movements, don’t sweat it.   Deadlifts …

BIRTHFIT Podcast: BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar Venice, CA Show Notes

  Episode_52: The BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar Venice, CA    [0:00:00]   Lindsey: All right, guys. Thanks to our sponsors, Original Nutritionals. Our friends at Original are on a mission with us to walk the walk when it comes to human betterment. They have created a brand founded on pure basic …

Pregnancy and Postpartum Recommendations for CF Games 17.3

  The prescribed workout is technical and highly skilled. This workout also has rest that is significantly varied, but in order to gain a little rest (at least in the beginning) an athlete will have to push herself. And in order to continue on to the next subsequent rounds, the …

Pregnancy and Postpartum Recommendations for CF Games Open 17.2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc8cJQ_uTDA I don’t know about you, but I was not expecting dumbbells again this week!  This is great news for the power cleans and lunges but toe to bar and bar muscle ups immediately jump out as inaccessible and/or inappropriate for this birth season.  Most people can get behind the …

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BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar Dallas, TX

After a dream-come-true weekend in Venice, CA for the inaugural BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar of 2017, we are more than excited to bring the seminar to Dallas, TX. As I write this blog post, we are over half full with just over three weeks to go. If you are a strength …