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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These ‘Don’t Weigh Me’ Cards Are Game-Changing for Doctors Appointments

For many people, regardless of size, stepping on the scale at the doctor’s office can be a triggering, harmful experience. “Please don’t weigh me” cards may offer a solution.  The cards, which are gaining a ton of attention online, were created by More-love.org, an online resource created to help parents raise “kids who are free […]

Fitness

Curious About Running and Weight? Here’s What You Should Know.

“Just because you haven’t lost weight doesn’t mean you’re not reaping the benefits of exercise in some way,” says exercise physiologist Samantha Heller, M.S., R.D.N., adjunct professor of nutrition and health at the University of Bridgeport, and senior clinical nutritionist at NYU Langone Health. “There’s no downside to getting out the door and exercising on […]

Health

Adele Responded to People’s Reactions to Her Weight Loss

When it comes to other people’s strong opinions about her body, Adele is not surprised—or willing to take on a burden that she says isn’t hers to carry. The singer, who received praise and criticism alike after losing a significant amount of weight, got candid about how she relates to the public conversation surrounding her […]

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Adele Was ‘Disappointed’ by ‘Brutal’ Conversations About Her Weight

People couldn’t stop talking about Adele’s weight loss in May 2020 after the singer shared a photo of herself on Instagram. Now, Adele is opening up about how bad the at-times “brutal” public conversations about her body made her feel, as well as the connection between the way her body has changed and taking care […]

Pregnancy

3 Pelvic Floor Strengthening Exercises

Want 3 safe and effective pelvic floor strengthening exercises? I got you! Seriously…If you have just 5 minutes to connect with your pelvic floor, do one of THESE three exercises and watch your deep core activate! But before we dive into these exercises, I need you to do one thing for me: I need you to commit to showing up…

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Pregnancy

Things You Won’t Hear From Your OB-GYN

I get it. You want all of your pregnancy questions answered so you can do what’s best for your baby during pregnancy. Quite honestly, it may leave you feeling stuck or a bit overwhelmed. *Believe me, I’ve been there three times over.”  >>But I want to remind you of one thing: only you know what’s best for your baby.<< Whether…

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Pregnancy

5 Tips for Staying Active During Pregnancy

Can I make a confession? I love inspiring women to stay active during pregnancy! >>Not only does staying active help you create a healthy lifestyle, but it also prepares you for birth and recovery postpartum.<< Now that I have been working with prenatal women for almost 20 years, I have a few tips that will set your movement practice up for…

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