Fitness



Fitness

Move of the Week: Band Pull Apart

Move of the Week – Band Pull Apart The Band Pull Apart is one of my favorite exercises to incorporate a pregnancy and postpartum training program. The horizontal pull movement is a great starting point before progressing to seated, standing, or kneeling cable rows, inverted rows, or elevated/supported or unsupported rows. The exercise works the upper back and shoulders, but...
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Fitness

Move of the Week: Glute Bridge with Ball Squeeze

Glute Bridge with Ball Squeeze
The glute bridge is one of my favorite exercises and great to program in a pregnancy and postpartum strength program. The movement incorporates breath with a subtle, yet deep core exercise. Today, we’re layering on the ball squeeze. Set Up for Glute Bridge with Ball Squeeze Measure out your stance, with your hand finding the back of your heels. Place...
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Pre & Postnatal

How to Prepare for your 6 Week Postpartum Check Up

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How can we empower postpartum moms at their 6-week check up? I was listening to a podcast recently with Dr. Nicole Rankins and Dr. Christine Sterling on preparing moms for the postpartum period. Not surprisingly, we need to do a better job. I loved listening to the perspective of two OB-GYNs and understanding what it’s like from both sides, as...
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