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
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
"The imposter syndrome is a psychological term referring to a pattern of behavior where people doubt their accomplishments and have a persistent, often internalized fear of being exposed as a fraud." - Pshychology Today Have you ever started a new business and ran into imposter syndrome yourself? It's awful, I tell ya! I first ran into it… Continue reading Imposter Syndrome
"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
This week's topic speaks dearly to me as a new mom: sleep and how it affects your heart. You already know you won't be getting any sleep at all when you have a baby but you don't truly know what that means and how it feels until you experience it. I mean, you really want… Continue reading Science Sunday 4th Ed.