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[VIDEO] The Strict Press

Video: BirthFIT presents The Strict Press  The strict press is one of ten favorite movements. It is arguably the most functional shoulder pressing movement. This movement is not only great for building strength but also rehab and demanding proper shoulder biomechanics. Ideally, an athlete’s shoulders stay locked in via an …

When Your Plan Doesn’t Go As Planned…Make a New One

Today was supposed to be full of tips and resources for the postpartum period, but I got this amazing email that I wanted to share with y’all instead. We’ll get to tips and resources on Monday. This Mama was in my HypnoBirthing class. At 36 weeks, her baby hadn’t turned …

Don’t Just Wing It

I try not to judge too much when it comes to personal preferences. In this line of work, every woman is unique- and we respect and honor that. But when something gets me fired up, I can’t help but to say something. Today’s topic: Childbirth Classes. Do you really need …

[VIDEO] BirthFIT: More Than Just Fit

[vc_video link=”http://vimeo.com/91725058″]   Happy Friday to you! Here’s a little video about why we have 4 Pillars of BirthFIT, and why there’s more to pregnancy than just being “fit.” WORKOUT A. Warm up with an easy 500m row or 800m run/jog/walk B. 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Heavy Russian Swings Burpees C. Finish with …

All Hail the Uterus

The Uterus is a misunderstood part of the pregnancy and labor process but is the most important, in my opinion, to learn about and understand in order to have a healthier, easier pregnancy and labor. A few interesting facts about the uterus: Your uterus changes drastically in size during pregnancy …

What is Hypnobirthing?

  What is Hypnobirthing and why do you keep hearing about it?  Hypnobirthing® The Mongan Method is a philosophy as much as it is a technique. Marie Mongan, a hypnotherapist, used her experiences birthing her children and the theories of Dr. Grantly Dick-Read to develop the Hypnobirthing program for her …

CrossFit While Pregnant and a Birthing Manifesto

Kat at a BirthFit U Seminar at CrossFit Rockkore in Edinburg, Texas The CrossFit Open begins this week, and you can feel a collective excitement and anticipation building amongst the CrossFit community. We will be posting videos each week for ways to modify the Open workouts so that pregnant women …

Denise’s Rockstar Birth Story

Meet Denise. She and her husband, Ron, have always been super active- competitive mountain biking, CrossFit, endurance races, and probably more that I don’t even know about! The above pic was taken at a CrossFit competition early on in her pregnancy. Denise continued to mindfully workout throughout her pregnancy- always …

Flipping a Coin Ain’t Gonna Cut It

A HUGE congrats to Jess and Russell on the birth of their twin boys this week! Such a joyful and positive couple. We wish you and your family the very best. Sometimes, in Life, we have to make decisions where neither option sounds all that great. Or maybe it’s a …

What is BirthFit?

Happy Monday! This is Kat Grosshaupt, the other half of BirthFit. You’ll find out more about me over the next few months as Lindsey and I roll out our new website. Lindsey and I will be taking turns blogging so I hope you’ll enjoy what we have to offer! I …