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BIRTHFIT Changes

BIRTHFIT Growth and Changes

We have spent the last year restructuring from the top down and inside out, so that we remain in alignment with our values as we expand and grow the BIRTHFIT movement!    I want to share a little bit of backstory with you.   As the CEO and Founder of …

Training During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Monitoring Training During Pregnancy

What should my heart rate be?  How much weight is too much?  What can I do to monitor myself?    These are the million dollar questions for monitoring training during pregnancy. However, there is no one-size-fits-all model for training throughout pregnancy and the initial twelve months postpartum.  Tools we use …

BIRTHFIT Coach

BIRTHFIT Coach Is an Honor: Requirements and Recommendations 

We frequently hear from personal trainers and/or coaches (women and men) wanting to be a BIRTHFIT Coach. However, when we share our BIRTHFIT Coach Education and application requirements and recommendations, many people vanish or have a hard time understanding why we cannot just “let them in”.    Our BIRTHFIT Coach …

BIRTHFIT Summit 2019

BIRTHFIT Summit 2019 Highlight

  The BIRTHFIT Summit is an annual gathering of BIRTHFIT Leaders and has a limited number of spots available. If you’re interested in attending this one-of-a-kind experience, then be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for updates and follow us on social media!

Changes

Changes

Last year I found myself in an uncomfortable situation. A friend and colleague of mine asked, “Why is the leadership within BIRTHFIT mostly white women?”   I was first defensive and in a bit in shock. I had never been in this situation before. Many of my closest friends would …

Birth Story

“Too Fit” is Not the Problem

Recently, I was attending a birth as a doula. You should know that at this point in my career, I only take on doula clients that do the work and choose to be “birth fit”. This means preparing mind, body, and soul for this monumental transition and planning for the …

Interested in Becoming a BIRTHFIT Regional Director?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld9f_mSU0uI     http://www.birthfit.com/regional-directors/

Respect Your Uterus

Lately, my girlfriends and I have been discussing uterine health and the soul power of being a woman. Now, my girlfriends are not hippies, but modern women that lead unique lifestyles. One of my closest girlfriends is a Top Chef, the other plans amazing parties in Vegas for Tao, and …

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 …

Claire Sommers Buck Designs One Tool to Enhance Your Mindfulness Practice

Claire Sommers Buck I met Claire in New Braunfels, TX. This is where we both grew up. Her and my sister (two years younger) were on the same basketball team in grade school and Claire’s dad was the coach. That is at least 15 years ago.   Claire’s family is …