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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 the …

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 (Our First Seminar)

  BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 52: 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 …

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 …

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Am I Being Safe While Lifting a Load?

Whether you are moving a sandbag, a barbell, some farmers handles, or even kettlebells, there are few universal ideas to keep in mind when lifting an external load. If you’re pregnant or postpartum, that throws a little asterisk in the equation, but the universal ideas still ring true. These are …

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: Filling the Gap Part 2

  As discussed in Part 1 of the DRA blog series, in order to understand how to heal diastasis and properly train the core, we need to understand how our bodies were made to function in the first place. Babies are born with immature motor patterns. You will notice newborns …