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BIRTHFIT Movement: Recommendations for CrossFit Open 16.1

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BirthFIT: Soul Cycle Celebration

  We want to extend a BIG THANK YOU to Soul Cycle Santa Monica for having the BirthFIT Community! The instructors and staff welcomed all the prenatal and postpartum mamas with open arms and a dance party. Thank you to ORIGINAL Nutritionals, Lululemon, Quest, Berlin Wellness, and MOBOT Nation for …

BIRTHFIT MOVEMENT: THE LUNGE

The lunge is a great movement that can reveal any asymmetries while also strengthening the legs, core, and posterior chain. Whenever we work with someone and they have any sort of discomfort while doing lunges, we advise them to see a chiropractor immediately. Just like the squat, the lunge may …

BirthFIT Movements: The Plank

The plank is solid whole body exercise that will engage in the core.The shoulders are actively engaged and push the earth away. The core is solid like a Chinese Finger Puppet. The legs are slightly externally rotated so the butt muscles are engaged. And, the spine is neutral, elongating from …

We LOVE Brian the Birth Guy!

Brian the Birth Guy!  Most Moms-to-be take a breastfeeding class prior to the birth of their baby. The focus is on correct latch and positioning, how to tell if the baby is getting enough nourishment, and other newborn related breastfeeding issues. But what about 3 or 4 months down the …

Pregnancy, Muscles, and More.

Pregnancy, Muscles, & More.    There is more and more research happening in the realm of prenatal fitness. People are debunking old wives tales like “don’t lift more than blah blah” and “don’t let your heart exceed a certain beats per minute” and even that functional movement has the potential …

14 point 3

[vc_video link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7oJwBwpQVo”] Remember Always:  Breathe. Take water breaks when needed. Be able to hold a conversation or sing to you favorite song:) You are responsible for your actions, so move efficiently.  

[Breast] Milk Troubles?

The other day I got a question about what to do if the mama is not producing enough breast milk for her baby. I posted the question to the Facebook Page and Twitter. There were too many super helpful responses that I had to share them again. I want everyone …