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How to Keep Your Feminine Rhythm without a Menstrual Cycle

How to Keep Your Feminine Rhythm without a Menstrual Cycle

You can use the following wisdom to create harmony within your body whether you’re pregnant, nursing or do not have a menstrual cycle for other reasons. Did you know that the phases of the moon mirror the phases of our cycle? We can tap into this celestial rhythm in order to …

Symphysis Pubis Pain

Symphysis Pubis Pain aka “Lightning Crotch” or Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Symphysis pubis pain is un-affectionately known as lightning crotch. It’s that feeling that 20% of pregnant women know all too well—the sharp and sudden pain deep in their pelvis. The feeling of their pelvis shearing, pain that can stop a mama mid-step or leave her gasping for air trying to …

Slow Is Fast

How Slow is Fast Worked for Me

When I began participating in high-intensity group functional fitness classes in the fall of 2014, I knew my husband and I wanted to start a family in the next year or so. Indeed, part of my reasoning for a new exercise routine was to prepare my body for a healthy …

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 …

Absolute Nos for Pregnancy and Postpartum in the Gym

It was brought to my attention that our blog doesn’t specifically state absolutely “DO NOT DO THESE MOVEMENTS DURING PREGNANCY or POSTPARTUM.”  If you’re an athlete working with a BIRTHFIT Regional Director or BIRTHFIT Coach, you’re covered. If you’re following BIRTHFIT Prenatal Programming or any of our BIRTHFIT Postpartum Programs, …

Q: How Soon Should I Wait Before Training Again After Having a Baby?

Q: How soon should I wait before training again after having a baby? A: As long as your body and baby need. It really depends. (This is not a cop-out answer; keep reading!) There are many cultures around the world that respect the period known as LYING IN. This is …

“BIRTHFIT was the single best thing I did for myself postpartum.”

  The BIRTHFIT Postpartum Series has been such a hit in the various affiliate locations throughout the United States. So, we transferred a lot of the material into the Queen In Training ebook. This postpartum training guide has loads of videos and recommendations. It is the rehab for birth that our …

BIRTHFIT Mindset: Queen In Training

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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”]