What is Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) and what does that have to do with FEMM Certification?! Well FAM is something I use to avoid pregnancy without hormone contraceptives. Let me be very clear, this is NOT Rhythm. The FAM method is an amazing tool that can help you avoid pregnancy but can help in conceiving,Continue reading “What is Fertility Awareness Method?”
Yay for the second trimester, am I right?! This is when we typically feel our best in our pregnancy. Most of us get over the morning sickness and it’s before baby gets bigger and before we start to feel more tired. Baby isn’t taking up a ton of space just yet and we have moreContinue reading “Training 20 – 32 Weeks Pregnant”
With life becoming so crazy lately, my blogs that I wanted to post have gone to the bottom of my to do list. My next one will be continuing on suggested guidelines for training while pregnant during 20 – 32 weeks gestation. So what has been going on? We recently moved from Pendergrass, GA toContinue reading “June 2021 Life Updates!”
Let’s start with the benefits for electrolytes! After a quick Google search, electrolytes are minerals that conduct electricity when mixed with water. They regulate nerve and muscle function, hydrate the body, balance blood acidity and pressure, and help rebuild damaged tissue. Electrolytes should contain sodium, potassium, and magnesium. Sodium is actually very important to ourContinue reading “Electrolytes”
The number on the scale does not determine your happiness or self-worth. I’m not sure who needs to hear this but it’s true! It’s been on my mind a lot lately. Not sure if it’s new people I have followed on social media or what but it seems people get stuck on that number, especiallyContinue reading “The Number on the Scale”
Last blog was about training during the first 12 weeks of a pregnancy. Now what I want to do is review what I believe to be the best training guidelines for training 12 – 20 weeks of pregnancy! This is about the time in your pregnancy that you will start to feel better! Typically thisContinue reading “Training 12 – 20 Weeks Pregnant”
What does training from 0 through 12 weeks pregnant look like? Well let’s first be clear, it’s really more like 4 or 5 weeks to 12 weeks pregnant. That is about as early as you can find out that you are pregnant since our pregnancies are counted from our last, first day of our period. Continue reading “Training 0 – 12 Weeks Pregnant”
Let me tell you there are so many benefits to exercising while you are pregnant! These are not the only ones but I believe the most important ones. (PMID: 23014142) Higher cardiorespiratory fitness Prevention of urinary incontinence Prevention of low back pain Reduced symptoms of depression Gestational weight gain control For cases of gestational diabetes,Continue reading “Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy”
I would always suggest that anyone considering trying to get pregnant to start taking prenatal vitamins 3 months before you plan to get pregnant. That may not always be the case but that would be what I want you to shoot for. If you start before you get pregnant, you will already be consistent withContinue reading “Prenatal Vitamins”
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