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What Does a ‘Max Effort Lower Day’ Look Like at BIRTHFIT?

Not only do we encourage you to consult with your care provider before BIRTHFIT’s programming, please be sure to read our disclaimer and watch the linked up videos. Exercising is an individual’s responsibility.    Warm Up / Activations   10 Minutes of Squat Therapy. Accumulate 30 on each leg of …

On Tuesday, We Make Strong Arms.

Warm Up / Activations Spend 10-20 reps on Plank & Downward Dog. Just flowing and breathing. 10 Push-Ups 10 Shoulder Taps     Strength Focus 12 x 2 Push Press *Rest 60s between efforts.   Stamina / Cardio 10 Minutes of Continuous Movement: 20 Walking Lunges 10 Shoulder Taps in …

July 16th: Pure Bliss

Today started out as any typical Thursday for me. I wake up. I create the most perfect coffee. I feed Angel Kitty so she stops yelling/meowing. I mobilize. I check for emergency phone calls. I mobilize more and walk down the street to the gym. I take class at DEUCE …

BIRTHFIT MOVEMENT: Dr. Erica from Coulee Health

Do you have any lower back and/or tailbone pain or discomfort? Have you been told that you have pelvic floor instability?   Try this series of movements. You may wan to spend more time strengthening your core in bird dog or on flexibility in the bottom of a squat. Everyone …

BirthFIT Movement: Mountain Pose with Jen

BirthFIT Movement: Mountain Pose with Jen The Los Angeles local Jen Warren discusses the basics of Mountain Pose (Tadasana) and why it is so important. Mountain Pose is a simple yet very effective movement that translates into a lot in what we do in life. Be present to even the …

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 …

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 …

Today You Are You!

  Today you are YOU! As a doula, I’ve had the opportunity to witness over 75 women give birth. Every single birth teaches me something, as every single birth is different. Just as we are unique individuals, the way we labor, the length of our labor, the sounds we make, …

BirthFIT Movement: Farmer’s Carry

  The Farmers Carry is a movement that can be done just standing in one place, walking, or even while lunging. Remember to keep your shoulder back and down as if you were placing your scapula in your back pockets. Think about bracing your core and finding a point to …

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 …