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Diastasis Rectus – Navigating the Ins & Outs: Part 2 – The Causes

This blog was adapted from its original post on https://drlaurenkeller.com by the author. Now that we know what Diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) is, we can look at the causes of DRA. It’s important to note that there is not one cause of DRA, so there is not one solution to …

BIRTH(FIT)

“…So is BIRTHFIT just fitness for pregnant women?” A question I get asked frequently when the topic of BIRTHFIT comes up. This is an opportunity for me to explain that BIRTHFIT is much (MUCH) more than fitness. One of the definitions for FIT is, “Prepared or ready.” As a Regional …

Butt Winking or Sticking Your Booty Out – What’s Right? (Part 2)

This blog was adapted from its original post on https://drlaurenkeller.com by the author. Be sure to check out Part 1 of this blog series first! What is a neutral spine? A neutral spine is when the position of the diaphragm is aligned with the pelvic floor. The spine and pelvis …

Butt Winking or Sticking Your Booty Out – What’s Right? (Part 1)

This blog was adapted from its original post on https://drlaurenkeller.com by the author. Whether you are sitting in a chair all day feeding your little one, lifting weights, or pregnant, the position of your spine matters. In fact, in all three instances we want the same thing: a neutral spine. …

I AM BIRTHFIT!

When most people hear BIRTHFIT they think of the obvious- fitness during your pregnancy, birth or postpartum period. What they may not initially think of is the time before conception, which BIRTHFIT entirely incorporates. As a BIRTHFIT Regional Director, most people would think I know everything about the birth process, …

Mamas of the Mountains sharing their Postpartum Series Experience

We are moving into our 3rd Postpartum series for the mamas of the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado. I have had the amazing opportunity to work with some strong moms that are borderline superheros. As each PPS comes and goes we are building a tribe of women who not only …

Top 5 Movements To Do During Pregnancy

Squat The squat is a full body movement. This movement not only requires adequate range of motion throughout your entire spine, pelvis, and lower extremities, but also trunk stability (aka core strength) in order to maintain an upright posture against gravity. Compared to the lithotomy position that is commonly used …

BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 81: Female Business Owners

BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 81: Female Business Owners Vol. 6 of the BIRTHFIT Summit 2017 [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’ve created a brand founded on …

BIRTHFIT Chicago Testimonial

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