Pregnancy

How Interval Training Can Increase Exercise Enjoyment During Pregnancy
As research continues to support regular exercise in low risk, healthy pregnancies, the number of pregnant women engaging in moderate intensity exercise remains below recommended levels for health benefits. Current guidelines recommend that healthy pregnant and postpartum women, perform at...
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Is It OK to Run While Pregnant? (4 Important Considerations)
This question is asked frequently by women who are pregnant and fear doing harm to themselves or their baby. Many women enjoy running and find the thought of having to stop — for pregnancy, injury or other reasons — distressful to consider....
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What Coaches Need to Know About Childbirth
It’s important for coaches working with pregnant and postpartum women to understand the birthing process and the implications it may have on a client’s body and her return to exercise, as well as the emotional and psychological impact of the...
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How Gestational Diabetes Can Affect Your Pregnancy
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common medical complication of pregnancy when your body cannot cope with the extra demand for insulin production. The resultant is persistent levels of high blood glucose levels (BGL) in the body. Although elevated BGL...
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5 Considerations When Training Clients With Pelvic Organ Prolapse
If any of your clients has ever given birth — and considering that 85 percent of women do, there’s a very strong likelihood that many among your clients have — you should educate yourself about pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic organ...
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Considerations for Returning to CrossFit After Pregnancy
Have you ever had the feeling someone is hiding something from you? It’s happened to me several times now, so I know it’s not a fluke. You see, I’m a pelvic health physical therapist — yep, the kind that helps you...
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How to Assess Your Postpartum Client
A woman’s body goes through significant physiological and psychological changes during pregnancy, and labor and delivery. As a health and fitness professional, you have a duty to understand: How your client’s body changes during pregnancy Any potential birth trauma they...
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How Vaginal Tearing During Delivery Affects Returning to Exercise
Whether it’s your first child or you’re a seasoned mother, the days, weeks and months following the birth of a baby can feel like a rollercoaster for many women. While you may be impatient — or not! — to return...
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4 Ways Becoming a Certified Pre- & Postnatal Coach Will Change Your Career
This month marks my 14th year of being deeply involved in the health and fitness industry. From the very beginning, I was committed to seeking out the absolute best training and nutrition information available. Not only did I read everything...
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