Imperceptible from the front, but getting hard to hide from the side. It's still at that awkward phase though where I just look like I'm mega bloated, it doesn't look like a beautiful, round pregnant belly yet. I hadn't really thought about this stage before.
This might not seem like a big deal, but for someone who's spent the best part of two decades (yes, since I was 10) trying to figure out how to get flat abs (I never succeeded), this is not an easy pill to swallow. I
Handstands while pregnant: here's everything that you need to know... If you ask this question, most people will tell you a resounding NO, and many of my trainees have told me that they were told to stop in their pregnancies... but like the proper answer to all good questions, it starts with "it depends". And a few more questions... Here are a few things to consider about handstands while pregnant: Were you doing handstands before pregnancy?
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I love this analogy from @soheefit and when I saw this infographic I was excited to share it with you all since it's helped a lot of my trainees.
- This phenomenon is also known as fuck-it-itis or "in for a penny in for a pound syndrome". Don't let a little slip up distract you from an overall good day/week.
A lot of women believe that they need to eat perfectly, all the time in order to be healthy/lose weight/maintain a healthy weight. So they attempt to eat perfectly "
This one was a very cathartic one to write. Months of stupid, insensitive comments all pent up came flooding out as soon as I touched the keyboard... thank goodness I did this before the birth! I appreciate that it's tricky knowing how to navigate this topic, and preggo women can be SUPER sensitive, but over the past 9-or-so months I have heard some HOWLERS. There have been times during my pregnancy that I have lost my shit, sometimes with downright offensive comments, some
For those of you who know me well, you might be a little surprised that I'm writing about this topic – it's not the sort of thing I usually choose to write about. But I have been asked about this SO MANY TIMES that I have to accept that it is something that a lot of us are worried about. Whatsmore, there is so much crap advice out there, and so many women are wasting their money on expensive lotions and potions that just don't work (and are probably full of junk - and you kn
In my work I see not only a lot of pregnant and postpartum women that have been told all kinds of nonsense about pregnancy fitness, but also a lot of professionals who teach a lot of out-dated rubbish. So I put together some of the top misunderstanding that I see and hear about exercising throughout pregnancy. 1. You can do whatever you did before pregnancy, just listen to your body. But don't do anything new. While well intentioned, this one gets lots of women in trouble.