Pregnancy

How to Create a Safe and Effective Strength Training Program for Pregnant Clients
Have you ever been in one of these situations? Situation #1: A client you’ve been training gets pregnant. She asks you what this means for her strength training program. What do you say? Situation #2: A new client wants to start...
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Take the Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Coaching Postpartum Women?
Let’s be honest: Coaching women in the postpartum period requires a unique set of knowledge and skills. Women who are postpartum have not only just “grown” a human, but birthed that human and been thrown into the demanding role of...
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How to Modify a Bootcamp Class for Women Who Are Pregnant
It’s Monday morning, and you are pumped and ready for your bootcamp class. A new client comes in and heads over to you. “Hi, I signed up for your bootcamp online, but I just want you to know I’m pregnant....
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Are You Ready to Coach Pregnant Women? Take the Quiz!
In the fitness world, coaching and training pregnant and postpartum women is often considered a niche market. Granted, it does take a special set of skills to safely coach women who are pregnant or postpartum, but... Did you know that...
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How to Train Clients With Diastasis Recti
As a pelvic health physiotherapist, I considered myself an expert in diastasis recti. After all, I’d been treating the condition for nearly 20 years in my patients. Then, after my third pregnancy, I diagnosed the condition in myself. Despite all...
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Exercising After C-Section: How to Train Clients Safely
In the United States, 85 percent of women will get pregnant in their lifetime (and that number is higher in other countries). While the majority of women will have vaginal births, about 32 percent will have C-sections. And the percentage...
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How to Talk to Your Client About Their Birth Experience (and Why It Matters)
Not all mothers identify strongly with motherhood, just as not all mothers give the birth of their child much thought after the fact. However, for a large number of women, birthing a baby is one of the most transformative moments...
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What Coaches Need to Know About Postpartum Depression
Your clients who have or who will have a baby are amazing. These women endure a 40-week metamorphosis to grow a human, involving constantly changing size and shape, as well as increasing their blood volume by approximately 50 percent, their...
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What Gym Equipment Can Be Used During Labor and Childbirth?
You may be wondering under which circumstance could a woman want or need gym equipment to assist her in the process of labor and childbirth. As it turns out, plenty! Consider the following scenarios: Women wishing to labor in the...
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