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Dr. Candace’s Recap of the BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar

  It’s Monday morning, less than 12 hours since the first BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar wrapped up at Deuce Gym in Venice, CA and I have 5 hours (uninterrupted) at 14,000 feet to process this weekend (although I could probably talk about this for weeks on end).  This weekend was filled …

End the Mommy Wars

BIRTHFIT ENDS THE MOMMY WARS   Mommy Wars: evil, mean-spirited Cold Wars like everyone’s worst day of junior high. Worse yet, the assault occurs in adulthood.  Still flagrantly worse, the attacks happen when Mom is brand-new postpartum. She experiences 1,000 baby worries per second, is healing in regions unknown to …

June 2016: Programming for the Pregnant Athlete (3)

Warm-Up. Posture and Breath. Find some music and set your clock for 5 minutes today. Set your intention. Functional Progression Part 1. Perform 2 x 10 reps with opposite arm and leg on each side. Functional Progression Part 2. Perform 2 x 10 reps on each side. Functional Progression Part …

May 2016: Prenatal Programming Day 14

PRENATAL WARM-UP  Belly Breathing. You can do this seated, standing, or lying down with knees bent. Whatever you find comfortable today. Next, find a nice chill song and practice the Two-Minute Drill. This is a drill that we do on The BIRTHFIT Prenatal Series. Before and after breaks I will …

BIRTHFIT Online Programs for the Pregnant or Recovering Postpartum Athlete

The women of BIRTHFIT live and breathe the power of community. We want you to experience that power through our online community. As you complete each workout, share your experience, your time, your feelings, your frustration, whatever you feel led to share. Give support to one another. Let’s become BIRTHFIT …

BIRTHFIT Movement: Baby-Wearing Squats

We do these because they are RAD!   [vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4fI3iLwbL4″]  

A VBAC Success: She Knew She Could. So She Did.

GUEST BLOG: BIRTHFIT Mama Melinda Rushing  After having a traumatizing experience with my first birth that ended up with an unwanted emergency C-section, I was left feeling scared, depressed, and empty. With the addition of not being able to physically move and the pain of the surgery, my anxiety was …

BIRTHFIT San Diego!

        Hey, my name is Kiersten and I am a birth and postpartum doula with a huge love for fitness & nutrition. For me, BIRTHFIT combines what I’m most passionate about: educating and empowering mamas through their pregnancy, birth & postpartum journey, while supporting them to live …

Could Dr. Lindsay Mumma be the Next Mrs. America?

Dr. Lindsay Mumma’s BIRTH STORY HERE.     I have a weird kind of announcement to make. I’m not pregnant, so let’s get that out of the way. But I am going to be representing the city of Raleigh at the Mrs. North Carolina America Pageant. To answer the question …

Piriformis Syndrome Vs. Sciatica

Piriformis Syndrome vs. Sciatica Two very common causes of low back and hip pain are piriformis syndrome and sciatica, and these conditions can be especially common throughout pregnancy. While most people have heard of these two conditions, it is common to get them confused. Below I will provide a brief …