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Let Go of Control

Leaning Into my Queen Through the Discomfort

  Prior to taking my Reiki 1 and 2 placements in December, I asked trusted friends and family for their honest feedback on my biggest weaknesses and opportunities for growth. The feedback was consistent: let go of control, trust those around me, trust the process, and trust the journey.  I …

Your Coach Got You to the Games BUT THEY ARE MISSING THE POINT

You made it to the CrossFit Games or USA Nationals. Hell, maybe you made it to the Olympics. You’re fit as fuck and/or a professional athlete. The whole world knows. You identify as an athlete. What got you to the Olympic stage? Who was with you along the journey? Were …

Obstacles to Exercising While Breastfeeding*

*Although it is possible to breastfeed while exercising (baby-weighted lunges are killer!), this post is in reference to exercising in general while being a lactating mama.   As a birth-world-movement that includes “Fitness” as one of our Four Pillars, we often meet women who believe they cannot, or worse, should …

Letting Go – My Evolution into Motherhood

Before I was a mother, I had a strong sense of self.  I wore my identity with pride and clung to a belief system that had served me thus far in life while I prepared to begin my journey into motherhood. But from the moment of my first positive pregnancy …

A Simple Exercise to Take You Toward Your Highest Self

BIRTHFIT’s definition of MINDSET: To create space between a stimulus and response, to practice a growth perspective, and to create action around values in order to make decisions from a place of love rather than fear. This is a fully loaded definition that can be broken down into many learnings, …

Postpartum: The Gift of Rebuilding

  I was an in-season, Division 1 pole vaulter when I found out I was pregnant.  People told me my Olympic dreams were over.  They said your body will never be the same after birth. You blew your chance. As a young, misinformed mother, I rushed through that first postpartum …

BIRTHFIT Milwaukee New Mom Testimonial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaEa3OkTtdY&feature=youtu.be   http://www.birthfit.com/2017/04/20/birthfit-coming-netherlands/   http://www.birthfit.com/2017/03/30/birthfit-podcast-farmer-john-wood-u-s-wellness-meats/      

BIRTHFIT Postpartum Series – We Got Options!

Trust me. You do not want to miss out on this series. It is an eight class, four week series that will establish a solid core foundation, wake up your posterior chain, and enhance your posture through safe, effective functional movements that transfer into every day life tasks. As a …

BIRTHFIT Video: Coach Nast Discusses the Power of Your Words

[VIDEO] Discipline is Freedom