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 Women's Health

Top 5 Exercises for Back Pain During Pregnancy

Struggling with back pain during your pregnancy? You are not alone. Learn the five best exercises for back pain during pregnancy! 50-80% of women deal with low back pain during pregnancy (1). Unfortunately, many are dismissed and told it is just part of being pregnant. But that’s not true! There is a lot you can do to help prevent, manage,...
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 Fitness Athlete
 Pelvic Floor
 Women's Health

21 Signs You Need a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist

Here are twenty-one signs you need a pelvic floor physical therapist. If you answered YES to any of these, it is time to see a pelvic floor specialist for a consultation. Pee Problems Frequent urination? Peeing before the gym, in the middle of the workout, AND after the workout? That’s “frequent.” Peeing every hour? Every 30 minutes? That’s “frequent.” A STRONG...
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Postpartum Double Unders: An Expert Guide

This guide to postpartum double unders is for you if you: Recently had a baby Want to get back to pee-free double unders Need a guide to help you return Are a coach who helps postpartum athletes In this blog, you’ll find the progression of exercises Dr. Alexis uses with her postpartum athletes to get them back to jumping rope...
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Can I CrossFit During Pregnancy?

Short of complications during pregnancy, we strongly believe that individuals should remain active throughout their pregnancy. However, we must also be aware of the modifications that should be made to CrossFit during pregnancy for safety and long-term athletic development. ...