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BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 96 Featuring Jaxson Appel

  [0:00:00]   Lindsey: All right, guys! Thanks to our sponsors, Original Nutritionals. Our friends at Original are on a mission with us to walk the walk when it comes to human betterment. They’ve created a brand founded on pure basic essential supplements that have ingredient labels you can understand. …

Morgan’s Oh-So-Relatable Testimonial

My BIRTHFIT experience: After years of running and then coaching cross country I would consider myself an athlete, and I was pretty confident I would breeze threw this whole pregnancy, recovery, momma thing. But shortly into my pregnancy I had some health issues that put me in a position where I …

Postpartum: When Your Identity is Intertwined with Athletics

To everyone who read my birth story, I’m sorry. Not only did I glaze right over the transition from competition-fitness goals to birth-fitness goals, but I made it sound like this mental/emotional transition was seamless. The truth of the matter is that it wasn’t, isn’t, and will remain an opportunity …

Fish Oil & Your Postpartum Needs

In the past, I’ve written about how omega 3 supplementation can enhance male fertility, improve cognitive development, and decrease overall inflammation in the human body. Today, I write about omega 3 supplementation during the postpartum phase. Fish oil will not give you body-before-baby overnight nor will it make your six-pack …

Postpartum Depression: My Story

This story has been a long time coming. It’s one I think about often, especially as I mentor, teach, and counsel pregnant and postpartum women. I believe that everything in our lives happens for a reason- to teach us something, to show us how strong we are, to show us …

The New Normal

The really great thing about Lindsey and I is that we complement each other so well. She’s been to medical school. I’ve had 2 babies. She can do HSPU for days. I can squat lower ;) I tell terrible jokes. She laughs. Ok, you get where I’m going. But what …