exercise during pregnancy
Turning Pro Starts in the Womb
Staying healthy and fit while pregnant can have a profound effect on the health and athletic potential of your baby.
How to Create a Next-Level Prenatal Training Program
With the right approach, you can develop a training plan that will empower any mom-to-be.
First Trimester Fitness: 3 Ways to Overcome Fatigue
The first trimester of pregnancy is infamous for being a fitness deal-breaker, largely due to fatigue. But there are ways to work around it.
Exercise for Moms on Bed Rest: Is It Safe?
Many health professionals recommend light exercise for women on bed rest as a way to prevent complications.
Pregnancy and Exercise: 4 Findings From Recent Studies
Pregnancy poses a challenge for research, but there are plenty of studies out there supporting the benefits of exercise.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
10 Ways to Look After Yourself, Your Health, and Your Body by Lindsey Mathews
Lindsey Mathews is a chiropractor who specializes in biomechanics of the body. She eats a paleo diet and takes fish oil. Here are ten articles from her to help you look after yourself.
Breaking Muscle HQ
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.
Book Review: "Fit & Healthy Pregnancy" by Kristina Pinto
"Fit & Healthy Pregnancy" by Kristina Pinto is an excellent resource for pregnant women who want to maintain their fitness before, during, and after pregnancy.
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