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3 Things I Learned While Sitting Out the CrossFit Games Open

Did you participate in the Open this year? What did you learn from making that choice?

When Paleo Doesn't Work: 3 Ways to Eat Well and Maintain Your Sanity During Pregnancy

If you find paleo to be challenging during pregnancy, here are three things you might need to change in order to keep your diet healthy and sustainable.

Prenatal Yoga - The Art of Slowing Down and Listening

Every pregnancy is different. But whatever the case may be, simply meditating and sending love to the unborn baby is essential for creating a lifelong connection between mother and child.

Emily Kwok on Navigating Pregnancy in the BJJ World

When I think about having a baby, I wonder how I can build a family and stay involved in BJJ. I recently spoke to Emily about her experience and she offered a lot of insight.

Interview with Emily Kwok: On Babies and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

I recently spoke with BJJ black belt about her new role as mother and asked her to shed some light on what happens to female athletes after they have babies.

The Top 5 Pregnancy News Stories of 2013

I think you could say I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to pregnancy stuff, and 2013 was chock full of exciting research, controversy, and even a new invention.

How to Be a Better Baby Carriage: Jill Miller's "Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby" Webinar

Jill Miller is hosting an amazing webinar with a panel of experts that includes Kelly Starrett, Katy Bowman, and Sarah Fragoso.

3 Reasons to Lift Weights During Pregnancy

The recent controversy about weightlifting during pregnancy is nothing new, but it did make me think about why I personally benefited from prenatal strength training.

Pregnant and Weight Lifting? You May Want to Reconsider

I have to admit, I cringe a little when I see a pregnant woman in a CrossFit class. Pregnancy is incredible, but places a huge demand on the body. Here are my tips for navigating this time.

Load Bearing 101: Lessons From Katy Bowman in How to Hold Your Own Weight

The way we carry our bodies plays a critical role in our ability to lift heavier loads and move without pain. Here are 3 lessons I learned recently at a workshop with biomechanist Katy Bowman.

Moms With Iodine Deficiency Have Babies With Lower IQs

New research shows women with even a mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency risk having children with lower IQs and reading ability.

Training During Pregnancy: How to Modify Your Workout Without Losing Your Workout

While it's true that you should avoid or modify certain exercises during pregnancy, that doesn't mean you have to lose your workout altogether. Here are some tips for modifying 4 common exercises.

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