Pregnancy

What to Focus on First in Postpartum Recovery

What to Focus on First in Postpartum Recovery I get a lot of questions about what to focus on first in your postpartum recovery journey. I want to give you some excellent advice to help you navigate the unchartered waters of postpartum. A lot of women are told they can resume physical activity after their 6-week postpartum check-up, or 10-week check-up…

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Pregnancy

Recovery Postpartum, Don’t Wait Until Your Done Having Babies

Recovery postpartum, don’t wait until your done having babies to heal your body postpartum. Enjoy this conversation with my Knocked-Up Fitness® client, Allie, mom of three. She’s an avid runner but started experiencing incontinence postpartum after her first pregnancy. She also started dealing with hip and back pain and found amazing relief when learning how to effectively strengthen her deep core and pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy. 

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Pregnancy

How to Minimize Tearing during Childbirth

Have you been wondering how you can minimize tearing during childbirth? Maybe you’re looking up labor positions, or maybe you’re asking your girlfriends for advice but you are still wanting to do what it takes to prevent or minimize vaginal tearing. *Believe me, I’ve been there, too.*  Since I started working with prenatal women almost 20 years ago, I have…

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Pregnancy

Round Ligament Pain Relief

Mama, do you want to get rid of round ligament pain but nothing is working? *I’ve got just what you need.* Minimize and prevent round ligament pain by properly strengthening your deep core! This is what I love to teach. Simply reframing the way you move and hold your body can take pressure off of the round ligament. While learning…

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Pregnancy

3 Tips for Pelvic Floor Activation

Can I make a confession? I have pelvic floor activation all throughout my day! >>Not only is it easy to incorporate, but it’s also one of the best ways to begin healing and strengthening the deep core.<< Now that I have helped over 10,000 women do the same, I have developed some cues to help you. *And no, Beautiful, Kegels are…

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Pregnancy

Arm Toning Exercises for Pregnancy

Mama…Are you wanting to keep your arms toned during pregnancy? I’ll be honest, I still incorporate these movements into my workout routine and my youngest is 10! But it’s more than just going through the motions that makes arm toning exercises safe for pregnancy. >>It’s about learning how to connect with your body and your growing baby bump.<< Are you…

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Pregnancy

What Peeing Your Pants Is Telling Your Body

Wanna know why peeing your pants should not be considered normal?  *Silly question, I get it.* The answer? There is something you can do to heal it. It’s really common for women to experience incontinence (peeing your pants) after they’ve had a baby, YEARS after they’ve had a baby, or even if they’ve NEVER had a baby. So, let’s talk about…

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