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V for Vaginal, Not Victory

If you’ve listened to the podcast or attended a class you know BIRTHFIT recommends everyone write their birth story. Initially, when I was asked about my daughter’s birth I would simply say “she’s healthy and that’s all that matters.” I lied. I hid my birth story. I hid because it …

End the Mommy Wars

BIRTHFIT ENDS THE MOMMY WARS   Mommy Wars: evil, mean-spirited Cold Wars like everyone’s worst day of junior high. Worse yet, the assault occurs in adulthood.  Still flagrantly worse, the attacks happen when Mom is brand-new postpartum. She experiences 1,000 baby worries per second, is healing in regions unknown to …

Too Much Fitness!(?)

  When I hear something more than once, I make a note. When I hear something more than a dozen times, then it’s time to discuss.   “Your pelvic floor was too tight…you are too fit to have a vaginal birth.” “Your baby is breech because you are too fit.” …

BIRTHFIT San Diego!

        Hey, my name is Kiersten and I am a birth and postpartum doula with a huge love for fitness & nutrition. For me, BIRTHFIT combines what I’m most passionate about: educating and empowering mamas through their pregnancy, birth & postpartum journey, while supporting them to live …

Could Dr. Lindsay Mumma be the Next Mrs. America?

Dr. Lindsay Mumma’s BIRTH STORY HERE.     I have a weird kind of announcement to make. I’m not pregnant, so let’s get that out of the way. But I am going to be representing the city of Raleigh at the Mrs. North Carolina America Pageant. To answer the question …

Bump Day with BIRTHFIT

 

BIRTHFIT Q and A: What Surprised You Most About Pregnancy?

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Q and A Friday

[vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8ANrgapyLU”] FRIDAY TRAINING BEST EFFORT UPPER    Mobility / Activations Simple Yoga Sequence   Strength Focus   Find a Heavy Single Strict Press. *BEST EFFORT for Today. *Only 3 attempts at 90% or above that you are confident you will make.     Cardio / Stamina   Complete the …

Do You Even Bench, Bro?

    Warm Up/ Activations 2 Min. Posture Awareness 2 Min. Shoulder Activations 2 x 25 Banded Pull-Aparts   Strength Focus Bench Press: Find a heavy single. *Only 3 lifts taken at 90% or above; no misses. *We only take lifts that we will make. *PLEASE SEE BENCH PRESS VIDEO. …

What Does a ‘Max Effort Lower Day’ Look Like at BIRTHFIT?

Not only do we encourage you to consult with your care provider before BIRTHFIT’s programming, please be sure to read our disclaimer and watch the linked up videos. Exercising is an individual’s responsibility.    Warm Up / Activations   10 Minutes of Squat Therapy. Accumulate 30 on each leg of …