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When Pregnancy Is a Pain: Solutions for 3 Common Problems
Low back pain, pelvic girdle pain, and urinary incontinence can derail your workouts during pregnancy.
No Boys Allowed: 3 Workout Plans for the Ladies
There are specific movements and exercises that can be particularly beneficial to women. Here are a few workout cycles designed for women to help them achieve particular fitness goals.
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12 Weeks of Workouts to Rebuild After Diastasis Recti
Diastasis recti makes training difficult. These safe workouts will rebuild your core safely.
6 Exercises For Rebuilding Your Core After Pregnancy
You've done the hard part and had your baby, but before you get back to heavy lifting, give your core some attention.
The Dia Method: 10 Minutes Flat Post-Pregnancy Fitness System (Product Review)
Navigating postpartum exercise can be difficult, but this system created by Leah Keller takes away the guesswork.
How to Train Smart Before, During, and After Pregnancy
Good exercise habits impact you and your baby before you conceive, during pregnancy, and after you give birth.
Pregnancy Diet Affects Fat Levels in Babies
A new study reiterates the importance of a quality diet during pregnancy, especially when it comes to newborn size.
The Whole Truth About Soy Lecithin
Since soy’s health claims seem to be unsubstantiated, should we avoid anything that says it contains soy lecithin?
Thank You for Making the World Less Stupid
This week's picks are a thank-you to our boldest coaches. Thanks to each of you for speaking your mind and the truth, and knocking the Internet stupidity level down a notch.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
My Post Pregnancy CrossFit Comeback
No one talks about after the baby. They don't talk about how hard it is to take six weeks off or the shock it is when you hit your first workout.
Erica Saint Clair
Hundreds of Free Workouts for Pregnant and Postpartum Women!
These workouts are designed to help women at all stages of motherhood feel strong and move without pain.
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C-Section or Vaginal Birth? Considerations for a Strong, Informed Birth Experience
Here are a few differences between the two birth options, from personal experience.
Battling the Baby Blues: How Exercise Can Help
Ten to fifteen percent of women experience postpartum depression in the first year after birth. How can exercise help?
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.
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