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158: Sports Injuries and Combat Sports with Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Luke Pomerantz

158 - Sports Injuries and Combat Sports with Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Luke Pomerantz - Practice Brave Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotify Today, I have a special guest Dr. Luke Pomerantz who is an Orthopedic Surgeon out of San Diego, California, and a black belt in Jiu Jitsu. He shares with us the most common sports injuries he sees among combat athletes, his experiences as a surgeon, and best practices for healing and […]

157: A Raw and Unfiltered Conversation with MMA Athlete Molly Lindsay

157 - A Raw and Unfiltered Conversation with MMA Athlete Molly Lindsay - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotify Today, MMA Athlete and mother, Molly Lindsay, joins me and she is out to be a game-changer in the world of martial arts. She’s passionate about advocating for women and mothers within the sport with a desire to create more support and awareness surrounding mental health struggles, sexism, and returning to […]

156: How to Make an Income and a Difference with the P&PA Certification ft. Four Successful P&PA Coaches

156: How to Make an Income and a Difference with the P&PA Certification ft. Four Successful P&PA Coaches

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotify Today I chat with four of our very successful P&PA Coaches on how they have found unique ways to make an income with their Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Certification. The impact, opportunities, and options are endless with the P&PA Cert. Listen to the stories of these coaches and see what ideas […]

155: Behind the Scenes of What Training and Pregnancy Has Actually Been Like with Annie Thorisdottir

155 - Behind the Scenes of What Training and Pregnancy Has Actually Been Like with Annie Thorisdottir Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts Annie Thorisdottir is BACK on the Practice Brave Podcast! The last time we were here, we talked about her postpartum experience with her first baby. Now, she gives us behind-the-scenes information on how her second pregnancy is, how her previous birth has impacted her, how her training is going, and […]

154: Sporty Beth on Her Pregnancy, Being a Content Creator, and Navigating Mental Health Challenges

154: Sporty Beth on Her Pregnancy, Being a Content Creator, and Navigating Mental Health Challenges

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts Today, Bethany Robinson, or as many of you know her, Sporty Beth, joins me as we dig deep into her history with fitness, her ED, life as a content creator, and now navigating her pregnancy. Her pregnancy has been a difficult experience so far with intense morning sickness and she […]

153: 5 Considerations When Preparing for Birth with Midwife Elena

153 - 5 Considerations When Preparing for Birth with Midwife Elena - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts Today, Midwife and P&PA Coach Elena joins me as we discuss all things birth. So often we hear “fit pregnancy = perfect birth”, but in Elena’s experience, this is not always the case. So how do we prepare? Elena shares 5 considerations pregnant athletes should have for preparing for birth. […]

152: Olympian Emily Muskett’s Weightlifting Career, Experience at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, and Transition Into Motherhood

152 - Olympian Emily Muskett’s Weightlifting Career, Experience at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, and Transition Into Motherhood - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts In this episode, Olympian Emily Muskett joins me as we delve into her inspiring weightlifting career. Despite setbacks and the disappointment of not being chosen for the Olympics initially, she persevered, eventually making it to the global stage in Toyko for the 2020 Summer Olympics. After retiring from professional weightlifting, […]

151: Kate Lyman Opens Up About How She Navigated Birth Trauma and Birth Injury as a Fitness Professional

151 - Kate Lyman Opens Up About How She Had Navigated Birth Trauma and Birth Injury as a Fitness Professional - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts Today I chatted with Kate Lyman, owner of KL Nutrition, P&PA Coach, and new mom. Kate gave birth one year ago and experienced the unexpected at her home birth as she pushed for 9 hours straight. As a result of her baby’s position, she underwent a severe tear and later […]

150: The Story of Angela Lee Pucci, Six Time MMA World Champion and Founder of Fightstory

150 - The Story of Angela Lee Pucci, Six Time MMA World Champion and Founder of Fightstory - Practice Brave Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts   Today, I am honored to have Angela Lee Pucci join me as she shares her story of becoming a world champion MMA fighter, a first-time mom, and ultimately creating her nonprofit organization, Fightstory. Angela has always been in the combat sports world and knew that it’s what she wanted […]

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 […]

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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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