Pregnancy

Nov 10

Pregnant? Work it out!!

One of my clients just entered her third trimester of pregnancy.  She’s always been a runner and is still comfortable breaking into a jog during bouts of cardio.  I am amazed at how critical others react to this type of workout, claiming she shouldn’t be running, that she’s in a ‘fragile state’ or somehow she’s being…

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Oct 03

Training for a healthy pregnancy

As a fitness trainer, I have trained many, many pregnant women. In an effort to understand the ins and outs of labor, I have been attending classes and am now a DONA International Trained Doula. It has been an amazing experience and I now realize that staying physically fit during pregnancy can make all the difference between a tired, draining birthing process…

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Aug 12

Morning Sickness

You feel extremely exhausted and your boobs hurt. Then, nausea kicks in.The stick says you’re pregnant. Now what?!Should you put a stop to your fitness routine? Sit on the couch for the next 8-9 months eating bon-bons?
I have coached over 22 pregnancies, each one so different, so exciting — I get giddy when someone tells me their news! However, the…

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