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129: Having a Truly Neutral Approach to My Body for the First Time In My Life

129 - Having a Truly Neutral Approach to My Body for the First Time In My Life - Practice Brave Podcast Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher The pendulum swing of health and fitness is real – but what if we found the messy middle? I’m currently prepping for Jiu Jitsu Worlds and it has required me to be aware of my data as I need to make my weight class. And, for the first time in […]

128: A Second Chance with Chance

128 - A Second Chance with Chance - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Get ready, because this is going to be an emotional one… The decision to have a second baby seemed like an overwhelming decision after the traumatic and extremely hard experience I had with my first birth and postpartum. But, through time, I felt ready and found what I had control […]

127: Well-Rounded Training for When You’re Done Having Babies

127 - Well-Rounded Training for When You're Done Having Babies Practice Brave Podcast Brianna Battles Heather Osby

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Today, I have Heather join me as we talk about what our life and fitness is like post-babies and what we think a well-rounded fitness program for women should look like for a lifetime of athleticism. We strongly believe that athleticism does not end when motherhood begins, OR after we’re […]

126: What Your Programming Should Look Like for Pursuing a Lifetime of Athleticism

126 - What Your Programming Should Look Like for Pursuing a Lifetime of Athleticism - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Recently, I had a complaint about my Pregnant Athlete Training Program that the workouts repeated and that it lacked variation. That’s the point – we test and retest and same basic movements over time to make progress and gain strength. Programming for a lifetime of athleticism isn’t about randomized, all […]

125: Professional Triathlete Lara Gruden Talks Pregnancy and Mindset and Her Plan to Return to Competition Postpartum

125 - Professional Triathlete Lara Gruden Talks Pregnancy and Mindset and Her Plan to Return to Competition Postpartum - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Today, I chat with professional triathlete Lara Gruden all about her pregnancy as an elite athlete and her plans for returning postpartum. Lara has an incredible sense of athletic maturity and has chosen the path of intention over intensity. She sees the big picture and is grateful for the opportunity […]

124: 10 Lessons 10 Years Into Motherhood

124 - 10 Lessons 10 Years Into Motherhood - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher With my oldest, Cade, turning 10, I’ve been reflecting on my last 10 years of motherhood and I wanted to honor and acknowledge that with 10 lessons that I’ve learned. I’ve been a process of evolving and becoming over the years. Cade is the reason I do what I do, […]

123: I Interviewed Cade for His 10th Birthday (The kid who sparked the creation of Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism)

123 - I Interviewed Cade for His 10th Birthday (The kid who sparked the creation of Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism) Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Today is a special episode where I interview my firstborn, Cade, who is turning the big 10! Cade is a fierce, special kid who sparked the creation of literally what I do now helping pregnant + postpartum athletes. All I do as a coach and CEO of Pregnancy and Postpartum […]

122: Strategic Moderation and Having a Sustainable Approach to Nutrition with Kristi Vaccaro

122 - Strategic Moderation and Having a Sustainable Approach to Nutrition with Kristi Vaccaro - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Today I’m joined by Kristi Vaccaro, P&PA Coach and owner of FIT LV Fitness & Nutrition Coaching, chatting about going from obsessive and extreme to balanced and sustainable with our nutrition and overcoming diet culture in the process. We’ve seen the pendulum swing from never track anything and do whatever […]

121: My Mom’s Inspiring Story That Will Make You Want to Start Lifting Weights: Athleticism Through Grandmother-hood / Happy 65th Birthday, Sharon!

121 - My Mom’s Inspiring Story That Will Make You Want to Start Lifting Weights - Athleticism Through Grandmother-hood / Happy 65th Birthday, Sharon! Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Happy 65th birthday to my amazing mom, Sharon! She is an inspiration to many and today she shares her story of finding fitness later in life (we’re talking 50s) after overcoming a challenging past of living in survival mode and working all the time to support me and my sister. […]

120: Competing as a Mom and How Not to be Toxic About it, BJJ Competition Recap, and How to Deal When You Lose with Miranda Granger

120: Competing as a Mom and How Not to be Toxic About it, BJJ Competition Recap, and How to Deal When You Lose with Miranda Granger Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher I recently competed in a large BJJ competition in Long Beach, CA and I lost. In this episode, I’ve been able to reflect on entering this season of competing, the efforts I made to get there, and how I did it with the least amount of toxicity as possible. Miranda […]

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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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