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Labor and Delivery Involves Aerobic as well as Anaerobic Energy Systems

As many of you know, BirthFIT offers remote programming as well as one-on-one training in Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX for pregnant women. Our training is deliberate with the focus on being physically and mentally fit to take on labor and delivery.   Labor and delivery is the greatest …

Carb Load for Labor and Delivery

A handful of women that I consulted with throughout their pregnancies are due in October. Each of them has asked what exactly they can eat now to help prepare their bodies for birth. I’m pumped that they are so proactive! I’ve written about snacks for labor and delivery in the …

Are you anaerobically undertrained?

A lot of women miss out on anaerobic training while pregnant. They mainly train in the aerobic system and forget all about short sprints, heavy lifts, and quick jumps. Both anaerobic (phosphagen and glycolytic) and aerobic (oxidative) training are beneficial for optimal general fitness. And, that is exactly our goal …