Pregnancy and Weightlifting
Is weightlifting safe during pregnancy? I get asked regularly if weightlifting is safe during pregnancy. My answer…….yes! Weightlifting can be an incredible way to remain strong during pregnancy. Here are some recommendations to the most commonly asked questions to keep all my strong mamas safe! Can I go heavy? While I have no set in […]
Its time for our annual Fall Nutrition Challenge! A summer of BBQ’s, Shandy, and s’mores doesnt do much for the waistline….so lets reign things back in with a fun little challenge! We like to shake things up every year, so this fall we are trying something a little different! Instead of telling you what […]
Strengthen your Pelvic Floor!
Are you looking to get healthy…but not sure where to start? I’ve been a physical therapist for the past 15 years specializing in sports medicine and women’s health. And over that time I’ve noticed a huge problem. Patients are coming to me not only with injuries, but often with many other chronic health issues. Things […]
Shoulder Pain and Exercise.
Ladies!! If statistics hold true, 70% of you reading this experience leaking at some point during exercise, coughing, sneezing, or laughing! 🤷🏼♀️Why haven’t you been to see a Women’s Health Physical Therapist yet?!?! There is so much we can do to help you! ✅At the very least…start incorporating ☝🏻these exercises into your daily routine!! Many […]
Nutrition and Injury
Are you experiencing shoulder pain? Are you experiencing shoulder pain at the gym or in your daily activities? Save yourself the time and copay to see the doctor. It’s likely they will take an xray, (that will probably show nothing wrong) and tell you to rest and stop going to the gym. We know that’s […]
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 […]