pregnancy

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.
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.
Jill Miller is hosting an amazing webinar with a panel of experts that includes Kelly Starrett, Katy Bowman, and Sarah Fragoso.
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.
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.
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.
New research shows women with even a mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency risk having children with lower IQs and reading ability.
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.
Shiva Rea's "Prenatal Yoga" is a great choice for a gentle, low-impact prenatal yoga routine to prevent pregnancy discomforts and relax the body and mind.
Getting back to normal exercise after a c-section can be a challenge. Here are some tips to gradually reconnect with your core and prevent complications.
If you've ever had morning sickness you know it can be hard to function when you have it. Here are some tips that helped me survive and get back to my normal self.
Many pregnant women avoid fish for fear of the mercury content, but a recent study shows that increased fish consumption did not increase mercury levels and does provide for benefits for the baby.
Health starts in the womb, and exercise is one of the best ways to give your baby a healthy start. Here are ten articles for moms who want to stay active during pregnancy.
Hormones play a critical role in achieving and maintaining pregnancy. Here are some hormonal changes that take place and how they affect your exercise.
Whether you are pregnant or you're training a pregnant client, it's important to know what changes are going on during the prenatal period. Today we look at the cardiovascular effects of pregnancy.
Researchers examined 17 studies and determined that taking a multivitamin was good for babies, reducing the risk of death both prenatal and postnatal, and improving birth weights.
I think of the time after birth as the fourth trimester. There is a lot of deal with, mentally and physically. It's different for each woman, but here are 5 tips to help you through this period.