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BirthFIT Movement: Breathing

  [vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5D5EATwx-w”]   TRAINING  ROOKIE EMOM (Every Minute On the Minute) for 30: Odd: 2 Left Side Turkish Getups Even: 2 Right Side Turkish Getups   PROSPECT EMOM (Every Minute On the Minute) for 30: Odd: 3 Left Side Turkish Getups Even: 3 Right Side Turkish Getups   ALL-STAR …

Meet BirthFIT Regional Director: Lindsay Mumma, DC

Meet Lindsay Mumma, DC- our Regional Director for the North Carolina region! She is a mother, wife, chiropractor, and CrossFitter. Check out her bio on our website, and be sure to follow her on Instagram and Facebook.   Be Informed. Give Consent. By Lindsay Mumma, DC During my childbirth class, …

BirthFIT Postpartum: Week 5

    [vc_video link=”http://youtu.be/2r0fcfEy6l0″] The past few weeks have been focused on mobility, activating and waking up the glutes, shoulders and core. This week we are s l o w l y beginning to add basic barbell work and light weighted movements. Remember, be patient with the process of rebuilding …

Protecting the Perineum: From Pregnancy to Pushing

[vc_video link=”http://youtu.be/FAQM4fdFeSE”] Here is a great article with the pros and cons of things we hear/read about that help with preventing tearing and overall perineum health. Remember: Hydrate and keep your diet in check- good fats! Perineal Massage after 36 weeks Sloooooooow pushing Positional adjustments during pushing Counter pressure while …

Meet Katy Bowman

[vc_video link=”http://youtu.be/IOoTC9DpB3k”]   Katy Bowman is one of the greatest resources out there when it comes to biomechanics. I first read her work last year when she was interviewed on a blog about the importance of squatting vs. Kegels in pelvic floor function. She is a WEALTH of knowledge in …

The Secret to Avoiding the Dreaded Leakage During Workouts

[vc_video link=”http://vimeo.com/98300564″] Stay tuned for more Pelvic Floor talk this week!   WORKOUT Pregnant Helen 3 Rounds: 400m run/row 21 KB Swings 12 Pull-ups Rest 1:1 after each round (if it takes you 5 minutes to do a round, you rest for 5 min.) NOTES & MODIFICATIONS This is called …

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 …

BirthFIT U: Postpartum Series

[vc_video link=”http://vimeo.com/96661615″] We are so excited to bring the BirthFIT U: Postpartum Series to new moms in Austin, Tx in June! Kat made this video to explain a bit more about this innovative new class series designed for the new (and new-ish) moms out there who are ready to get …

[VIDEO] Oh Sh*t, I’m Pregnant! Week 6

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_video link=”http://youtu.be/a038IPbnCi4″][/vc_column][/vc_row] In our last week of our Series, Lindsey talks about some of the basics regarding Fitness and Nutrition. These are some of the most common questions we get. As always, if you have any questions at all, please contact us! We are setting up BirthFIT Pregnancy Seminars …

Choices in Childbirth: Stories From Real Mamas

To finish out our week of choices in care providers, I did a little mini-survey amongst moms on Facebook. I asked the following questions:  Midwife or OBGYN- how did you decide? What did you look for in a care provider? If you have had your baby- are you happy with …