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I just had a baby. (Slowing Down Time Postpartum)

I’m not Einstein, but I can tell you that time is relative.  When first introduced to the theory of relativity, it seems a bit complex and nuanced, but it actually is applicable to everyday life, especially for the postpartum time period. Ask almost any parent with children over age 10 …

Diastasis Rectus – Navigating the Ins & Outs: Part 3 – Preventing & Treating a DRA

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 and the causes of DRA, it’s important to understand how DRA affects us and what we need to know before returning to the gym, studio, or running. …

Sensuality Through Senses

Sensuality is often closely associated with sexual pleasure. While it is that, it is also much more. Let’s discuss a few ways you can enhance sensuality and play in your life through heightening ALL of your senses and begin to break down the barriers of sexual pleasure being taboo. Sensuality …

BIRTHFIT Constantly Evolves

  BIRTHFIT focuses on a growth mindset.  This means we embrace an ever-changing, always-growing, constantly-learning approach to life.  We embrace the fact that we can always grow and improve. This translates to an ever-evolving experience for those who work with us.  The moms who took my first BIRTHFIT Postpartum Series …

Less Than a Year Postpartum? Hold Off on the Weight Belt.

  There is a time and place.   That’s right. There is a time and place for things like weightlifting shoes, weightlifting belts, wrist straps, knee sleeves, and so on. That time is not during the first nine months postpartum.   We’ve talked about returning to training in previous blogs, …

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 …

BIRTHFIT Suggested Strength Training

Suggested Strength Training  3 x 8 Good Mornings Let’s wake up the posterior chain. Your booty is your major pelvis stabilizer. Let’s get it working to support you and hold you up.   [vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qi0R0vzNzmQ”]

BIRTHFIT Q and A: What can I do to help my pull-up game?

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BIRTHFIT Suggested Strength Training

Suggested Strength Training Barbell Bent Over Row 3 x 8 This exercise is great for mid back muscles as well as the entire pelvic and core muscle groups. [vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSjAc0i3prM”]

Queen In Training: A BIRTHFIT Postpartum Training Program

Queen In Training has transitioned into our ONLINE POSTPARTUM PROGRAM. This is a BIRTHFIT publication. Meaning many came together to design this program. Remember, we have doctors of chiropractic, doulas, CrossFit and Weightlifting Coaches, nurses, PTs, yoga instructors, and more on our team. With very little equipment and time, you …