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What the heck can I do with Diastasis Recti??

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??

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Revamp Your Energy Levels

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

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How to Assess Diastasis Recti

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

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Science Sunday

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

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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

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Science Sunday 5th Ed.

"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.

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28-Day Lockdown Challenge

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