Nutrition and Injury
Returning to CrossFit Postpartum
I always advocate training around an injury, but have you given thought to how we can assist the healing process with the foods we eat? Whether you are dealing with pain from arthritis, tendonitis, or inflammation from a recent surgery, keeping your cabinets stocked with all the right foods will help the body heal […]
Scary Nutrition Facts!
Navigating CrossFit postpartum can be tricky. There are many resources for trainers and athletes to help navigate CrossFit while pregnant, but when it comes to postpartum, often we forget or don’t recognize the importance of safe return to sport. Unfortunately there are no set rules or parameters, and postpartum care is often lacking for many […]
The 6 Week Postpartum Check Up
Did you know?….. ️Excessive consumption of refined carbohydrates, (processed and/or sugar laden), leads to a condition called hyperinsulinemia (Hyper—too much, insulin—the hormone, “emia”—in the blood). 😳Hyperinsulinemia is AT THE ROOT of chronic disease, which includes obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s. 😱Chronic diseases are responsible for 70% deaths each year (according to the Center […]
The 6 week postpartum check up. Typically a visit most moms look forward to… and when they are released to “normal” activity. But with little guidance as to what that actually means, it leaves many wondering what is actually ok to do, especially you active mamas. My advice? Take an additional 6 weeks to […]