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149: How to Approach the CrossFit Open as a Pregnant or Postpartum Athlete with Juliann Balley

149 - How to Approach the CrossFit Open as a Pregnant or Postpartum Athlete with Juliann Balley - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Today I’m joined by one of the members of the P&PA Team, Juliann Balley, as we discuss approaching the CrossFit Open as a pregnant or postpartum athlete. Juliann has participated in the Open while pregnant and postpartum through the years and shares her perspective as a recreational athlete, P&PA […]

148: A Chat with Physical Therapist and Online Educator and Business Owner Doc Jen: The Inner Workings, Becoming a Mom, and Advocating Pelvic Health

148 - A Chat with Physical Therapist and Online Educator and Business Owner Doc Jen - The Inner Workings, Becoming a Mom, and Advocating Pelvic Health - The Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Dr. Jen Fraboni, PT, DPT joins me today as we delve into the inner workings of her online education and business, her passion for advocating pelvic health, the challenges and triumphs encountered while navigating pregnancy and postpartum, and her gratitude for feeling strong and how it benefited her life. […]

147: Overcoming Challenges, Fitness, and Motherhood with Hannah Bower

147 - Overcoming Challenges, Fitness, and Motherhood with Hannah Bower - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Buckle up – it’s going to get vulnerable. Hannah Bower, a lifelong athlete, and mom of 2, joins me and shares her story of overcoming challenges through her athleticism, a trauma in her personal life, a major car crash, becoming a mother, and more. Hannah is an example of […]

146: 2 Time UFC Champion and New Mom Carla Esparza on Her Impressive History as a Fighter and Entering Motherhood

146 - 2 Time UFC Champion and New Mom Carla Esparza on Her Impressive History as a Fighter and Entering Motherhood - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Today I chat with Carla Esparza, a pioneer female fighter in the MMA world and 2 time UFC champion, about her history as a fighter and how it’s shifted as she’s entered motherhood in the past year. We chat about what training looked like during pregnancy and her current […]

145: Athlete Brain is What Makes You and What Breaks You

145 Athlete Brain is What Makes You and What Breaks You - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Athlete brain is a really great attribute to have… and it can also be what breaks you. Today I explore the different ways athlete brain can show up in our lives and how to navigate it in different seasons. Leveraging and adapting to athlete brain is ultimately what leads […]

144: Interview with BJJ Athlete Kaitlin Martin, Her Story & Training BJJ Through Pregnancy and Postpartum

144 - Interview with BJJ Athlete Kaitlin Martin, Her Story & Training BJJ Through Pregnancy and Postpartum - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Today I have Kaitlin Martin, aka mommygrappler, join me as we chat about her introduction to the sport of BJJ and navigating two pregnancies and postpartum in her 17 years in the sport. She offers great insight into how to approach training during pregnancy and her re-introduction to the […]

143: The (Actual) Best Way to Approach Your Health & Fitness in 2024

143 - The (Actual) Best Way to Approach Your Health & Fitness in 2024 - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Through the flurry of information and extremes disguised as “healthy” that come around on the internet every January, what do we actually need to focus on? I tell you all you need to know in this pod… spoiler, it’s the basics. Drink your water, get sleep, lift, and eat […]

142: How to Improve Your Business and Coaching for 2024

142 - How to Improve Your Business and Coaching for 2024 - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   What goals do you have for your business in 2024? In this episode, I give my top business tips to help get the ideas turning for your Q1. Some of the tips include… Hiring the help for the role that is blocking you from making progress. Shoot your shot […]

141: Reflections on My Jiu Jitsu Journey

141 - Reflections on My Jiu Jitsu Journey - Practice Brave Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Jiu Jitsu is something I didn’t expect to be a part of my life as an adult, but it has been such a valuable and meaningful sport to be a part of, especially since moving to Idaho. I feel like I truly fell in love with BJJ when I […]

140: All About Fertility with Dr. Sasha Hakman

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Fertility is a topic that can come with a lot of complicated and mixed emotions. In this episode, Dr. Sasha Hakman covers all things fertility and her role in helping women through a variety of circumstances, as well as offering an in-depth understanding of all the variables of infertility. […]

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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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