We know from this post what exercises to avoid but does that mean we have to avoid them forever? The short answer is no. The long answer is, time will tell when you can do those exercises again. The main goal is gaining that tension in the linea alba again. We do want the width… Continue reading What the heck can I do with Diastasis Recti??
No Science Sunday today. Just some good ole fashioned motivation! Being inside for so long begins to take a toll on the body after a while. At first, you feel motivated. You decide you're going to stick to your schedule. You'll get dressed every day. You'll do everything you use to do except leave the… Continue reading Revamp Your Energy Levels
With free tracker download Did you know that nearly 100% of pregnant women will get diastasis recti by their 3rd trimester? Some will heal on their own, some could take weeks or months to heal. Others may not heal at all and will need assistance with that process. To determine if you do have diastasis… Continue reading How to Assess Diastasis Recti
Well, hellooooo and welcome to another fabulous Science Sunday! Today we're covering "An Exercise and Education Program Improves Well-Being of New Mothers: A Randomized Controlled Trial". This study is a controlled study of 161 women who recently gave birth. Of these women, a select group were provide exercise guides by a physical therapist and they… Continue reading Science Sunday
Today's Science Sunday is from a study sent in my Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist course. The study The Effects of Stress on Physical Activity and Exercise takes a look at how physical activity and exercise (did you know those are indeed two separate things?) are effected by stress. This particular study looked at… Continue reading Science Sunday
This one has been on my heart for awhile now. Did you know weightloss and fat loss can be so easy and so difficult? It's so difficult that there are so many pills, wraps, cleanses, and diets to help us lose weight and fat. So why then are people still finding it difficult to lose… Continue reading Science Sunday
"Exercise is medicine..." - Barry A Franklin, Ph.D. Today's Science Sunday is about "Slow, steady increase in exercise intensity is best for heart health — much more is not always much better". An article from the American Heart Association. The article discusses how most of the time, any aerobic exercise is better than no exercise.… Continue reading Science Sunday 5th Ed.
Who's up for a little challenge?! I'm introducing a new program that starts on Monday, April 13th and will last for 28 days. Looking For A Way To Stay Fit At Home While Social Distancing? Right Now, we are offering 28-days of heart pumping, immune-boosting virtual group training classes, led by Nicole's Fitness coaches. This… Continue reading 28-Day Lockdown Challenge
Have you ever felt like you should do something but that one tiny thing just felt so hard and difficult to do? You're tired. You cry at the drop of a hat. You are so very angry. You are so very sad. Everything is hard. Depression mixed with Postpartum Depression feels awful. I remember one… Continue reading It feels so hard.
How're you doing, my friend? Has life changed drastically for you in the last few weeks? Are you in the thick of it and deemed an essential employee or are you non-essential? Our life has changed drastically. My 9-4 job went to just 2 employees last week and I was not one of those employees.… Continue reading How are you doing?