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BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 98 Featuring Lily Nichols RDN, CDE

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. I like small …

I Heart Fat

Mainstream media is finally losing steam on their war against fat as more and more people are learning that fats are not our enemy.  The thing is, most people understand they need “good fats” but they don’t know what is a good fat, how much they need, or even why …

Cardio Gains

Heart Rate and other Cardiovascular Changes During Pregnancy The pregnant woman’s body undergoes massive physiological changes during pregnancy and one of the most fascinating systems to talk about is the cardiovascular system.  By about 16 weeks, resting cardiac output (the amount of blood your heart can pump) increases from about …

From Postpartum Series Participant to Regional Director

During my pregnancy, I knew in my heart that continuing to hit the gym was not only good for me physically, but mentally and emotionally, too. For me – fitness, specifically lifting weights – is as much a mental test as it is a physical one, and I felt it …

BIRTHFIT NC’s New Location!

  BIRTHFIT NC has a new home!  But really, it just finally has a home.  I’ve been running all of the BIRTHFIT courses out of my chiropractic office since the first Postpartum Series in 2014.  And while they still occupy the same address, I now have a large area where …

Movement Equals Freedom

  Most of us can admit we have met someone, or even been a person, that couldn’t engage in an activity due to a  ____fill in the blank___ (A sore low back, a bummed knee or a weak shoulder). Unfortunately, there are so many people who cannot enjoy the activities …

Self-Doubt

Self-doubt is one of those things everyone at some point struggles with. As a chiropractor specializing in women’s health and interacting with pregnant and postpartum clients, it becomes even more apparent. I recently had a mom who was at the mid-point in her pregnancy tell me that she was starting …

A Feminine Touch

Last night I attended an intro workshop at Sheila Kelly’ S Factor in Los Angeles, CA.  Many women attended for reasons much greater than losing weight. These women desired to connect with their feminine side, and to bring sexy back into their lives. For each of them it was unique. …

BIRTHFIT Milwaukee Upcoming Events

Hey everyone! We’ve got a lot going on here in Milwaukee, WI and wanted to share with you our updates that we have been working on! BIRTHFIT Milwaukee Updates: BIRHTFIT Postpartum Series April & May 2017!  Our April series will be held at FITNESS TOGETHER in MEQUON Tuesday and Thursdays …

Pregnancy and Postpartum Movement Suggestions for CF Games Open 17.4

17.4 AMRAP 13: 55 Deadlifts (155) 55 Wall Balls (14) 55 Cal Row 55 HSPU   Think of this as continuous work for thirteen minutes. Move through the list of movements intentionally and get through what you can. If you don’t get through all movements, don’t sweat it.   Deadlifts …