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Diastasis Recti Awareness Month

Diastasis Recti Awareness: 3 Things You Need to Know

The word and condition known as diastasic recti (DR) has been spreading like wildfire on social media platforms, mom groups and fitness communities. Often referred to as “mommy tummy,” this condition has many of us focused on the size of the gaps between our rectus muscles and also leaving us afraid to perform, for example, [...]
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1st trimester fitness

The 1st Trimester: Navigating Fitness During Pregnancy Series

We’re Pregnant! Ok, I’m not pregnant, but maybe you are! When I think back to the week before I found out, I now realize my body was telling me things were changing. I immediately felt winded during workouts that were manageable and overcome with emotion (aka tears) when I couldn't do something! While I am [...]
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Banana Oatmeal Protein Bites

Navigating Food Allergies: Toddler-Approved Dairy- and Egg-Free Banana Oatmeal Protein Bites

To be honest, I didn’t give much thought to food allergies with my first son. Of course I was nervous the first few times he tried new foods, especially something with peanuts because that’s what people cautioned me about. However, those fears quickly faded away and I didn’t pay much attention to allergen labels. Life […]

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Salena Salmon pregnancy

Your “All Clear” Postpartum Checkup and the Return to Exercise, Part 2

Now that you’ve read my first post on why I think postpartum moms need more guidance and support regarding their return to exercise, you’re ready for part 2! 4 General Postpartum Considerations to Return Back to Exercise When can I start exercising, lifting, running, and jumping? These are common questions I receive and my answer […]

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