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That Time I Was Called “Premenopausal”

  I’ll never forget the time I was in the exam room at my gynecologist’s office and she referred to me as premenopausal during one of my annual check-ups.  I was a bit shocked, not because I am afraid of going through menopause, but I guess because sometimes I...

How To Structure Your Prenatal Workouts

  In my last article, we talked about how to structure your workouts during the first year postpartum.  If you missed it, you can read more about that here. If you’re about to give birth to your babe, you are recently postpartum, or you know a mama who is, then...

Returning To Exercise: How To Structure Your Postpartum Workouts

  So, baby is here, you’re settling into your new way of life, and you’re anxious to get back into the gym.  Maybe you’ve even gotten the “green light” from your healthcare professional to resume normal activity again.  Not so fast!  I know this may not be what...

How To Program Your Workouts Around Your Menstrual Cycle

I hear it so often from women at the gym: “Oh my gosh! I’m so tired.  I don’t know why I’m so tired!”  One of the first things I will then ask them usually is: “Are you about to get your period?” Then the light bulb goes off in their heads, and I’ll usually get some...

Friday Fit Tip – Are You Giving Yourself Enough Rest?

I was talking with one of my clients the other day, and she was telling me how she feels so guilty on the days when she doesn’t get a workout done. Mind you…she is a new mom with a 6 month old baby on her hands. Although this is an amazing and exciting...

7 Tips To Prepare Your Body & Mind For Your C-Section

  Cesarean births…they are a hot topic for debate in the prenatal and postnatal world.  There’s also not a ton of helpful information out there for women who are scheduled for one or who are facing the possibility of needing one.  Usually, you only find...
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