Episode 33: Recovery & return to exercise post explant

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Some of the most common questions I’ve been asked since sharing that I had my breast implants removed 2.5 months ago is, “what is recovery like?” ”How do you feel?” “How was returning to exercise?” I cover these questions and themes in this episode.

There’s a lot of fear around surgery because of the recovery process. It can be intimidating and hard to know what to expect, from the early weeks (navigating wound care and swelling), to easing back into exercise strategically, knowing what to watch for, what to do and not do.

If you’re wondering what recovery and return to exercise looks like post explant, I think you’ll appreciate the personal and professional insight from this episode.

For more information on this subject matter, check out this Facebook group and website


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More about the show:

The Practice Brave podcast brings you the relatable, trustworthy and transparent health & fitness information you’re looking for when it comes to coaching, being coached and transitioning through the variables of motherhood and womanhood.

You will learn from athletes and experts in the women’s health and coaching/performance realm as they share their knowledge and experience on all things Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism.

Whether you’re a newly pregnant athlete or postpartum athlete, knowing how to adjust your workouts, mental approach and coaching can be confusing.

Each week we’ll be tackling questions around adjusting your workouts and mindset, diastasis recti, pelvic health, mental health, identity, and beyond. Through compelling interviews and solo shows, Brianna speaks directly to where you’re at because she’s been there too!

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