Diastasis Recti & Post-Pregnancy Exercise

Diastasis Recti (DR) affects a large proportion of women during and after pregnancy. About two thirds of women suffer from some degree of DR. What is DR? It’s the loss of tension in the abdominal wall and connective tissue down the midline of the rectus abdominis muscles that comes from excessive intra-abdominal pressure – like that which…

Passing On Better Health To Your Baby

By ERIN SMITH B.S. in Kinesiology/Exercise Science, MA Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, member of the International Society of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Private Coach, and Creator of Imprinted Legacy The many benefits of having a healthy lifestyle are no secret to anyone. However, there is one fact that many people do not seem to…

Finding Balance as a Busy Mom

By SHIRA NELSON Full-time mommy and solo-preneur at MomBeyondBaby – helping busy moms lose fat, eat intuitively, and lead a happy and balanced life! As busy moms, time is not on our side. It is very easy to say we have no time to work out, eat healthy and think about us because our plates are filled with…

The Best of the Best: Resources for Pregnancy & Beyond

By Jessie Mundell Fitness & Nutrition Coach Pre and Post-Natal Exercise Specialist   Since I work with so many prenatal and postnatal women, I read a ton of books and blogs on these topics. There’s a million resources to draw from and sometimes it’s difficult to know what or who to trust for the best info. So…

On Pregnancy: A Podcast Guest Show on BCR

By Anna Sward Founder of Protein Pow As some of you might already know, I used to co-host Ben’s podcast – Ben Coomber Radio. I was on it every other episode (from episode 1 until 60), helping Ben answer people’s questions about fitness and nutrition. I left the show earlier this year though, mostly because I just didn’t have…

Don’t Banish the Trampoline! – Part Two

By LISA GIMENEZ-CODD Female Health & Exercise Coach Pilates & Lower Back Exercise Specialist Mummy to 2 young boys! Part Two (click here to read Part One) This article focuses on ways to regain – or improve – your pelvic floor strength after giving birth. Things like sexual intercourse can seem a scary prospect after you’ve given…