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108: What You Actually Need to Know about Your Abs and Vag During Pregnancy and Postpartum

108 - What You Actually Need to Know about Your Abs and Vag During Pregnancy and Postpartum - Practice Brave Podcast with Brainna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher In this week’s episode, I share sentiments about what to expect when you are expecting/have a baby…except I do it with my own unique, straightforward spin as it relates to the changes your body experiences, and how fitness influences that. From diastasis recti to incontinence, to pelvic organ prolapse, it’s […]

107: Participating In The CrossFit Open As A Pregnant Or Postpartum Athlete

107 - Participating In The CrossFit Open As A Pregnant Or Postpartum Athlete - Practice Brave Podcast Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher This episode is centered around 5 considerations for participating in the CrossFit open as a pregnant or postpartum athlete. From approach to the core and pelvic floor to how to determine athletic readiness, I provide insights so you can feel confident and informed about your participation during this unique season […]

106: Athlete Brain and How You Can Learn to Leverage it for Yourself and Your Kids

106 Athlete Brain and How You Can Learn to Leverage it for Yourself and Your Kids - Leveraged Practice Podcast Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher If you are a driven, competitive, and disciplined person, whether it’s in the gym or in LIFE, this is a must-listen. The conversation about athlete brain- what it is, how it shows up, and how it can be leveraged in a variety of ways, keeps evolving as we do. When […]

105: How P&PA Coach Rikki Created a Successful Pregnancy & Postpartum Program in Her Local Community (while being in the trenches of early motherhood)

105 - How P&PA Coach Rikki Created a Successful Pregnancy & Postpartum Program in Her Local Community (while being in the trenches of early motherhood) - Practice Brave Podcast with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Rikki is a P&PA Coach who runs a successful pregnancy and postpartum program at the gym she and her husband own in Northern California. She shares how becoming a P&PA Coach helped fuel this successful program, adding value to her gym and community. This episode will spark ideas and inspiration […]

104: How to Make Friends as an Adult

104 - How to Make Friends as an Adult - Practice Brave Podcast Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher On this week’s episode, I brought on 4 friends I have made since moving to Idaho about a year ago from Southern California. We discuss practical ways we’ve gotten out of our comfort zone and embraced opportunities that would help facilitate friendships. Friendship can be uncomfortable and sensitive for many […]

103: Optimizing Training and Nutrition for Female Athletes Across the Lifespan with Steph Gaudreau

103 - Optimizing Training and Nutrition for Female Athletes Across the Lifespan with Steph Gaudreau - Practice Brave with Brianna Battles

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Steph Gaudreau is a coach who specializes in performance nutrition, specifically for women over 40. In this episode, we talk about how there are MANY parallels with the work we each do when it comes to talking about seasons that influence a female athlete’s life, training, body, and experiences. Steph […]

102: The Lie We Tell Ourselves (and have been told by others) About What Our Bodies Can Do

102 The Lie We Tell Ourselves (and have been told by others) About What Our Bodies Can Do Brianna Battles Practice Brave Podcast

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher How often have you been told, or believed that you “can’t do  ____ because of ___,” when it comes to exercise? For example, “I can’t run because of my knees,” or “I can’t deadlift because it hurts my back.” We are often quick to take pain or discomfort with exercise […]

101: Life, Training and Business Recap + Update

101 - Life, Training and Business Recap + Update Brianna Battles Practice Brave Podcast

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Happy New Year! In this episode, I shared about my first full year living in Idaho after moving from southern CA, some family updates, the major shift my training has experienced this past year, and what’s on the horizon in business- which will directly impact YOU in some really great […]

100: What to Do if You Pee When You Lift Heavy?

100: What to Do if You Pee When You Lift Heavy? Brianna Battles Practice Brave Podcast

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher A lot of female athletes experience incontinence when they lift heavy. In this episode, I go over why this happens, and a variety of strategies to try if you or an athlete you coach pees when they lift.  Join the team! Learn about becoming a Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Coach […]

99: Desiree Update: 5 Months Postpartum, and Why Exercise isn’t Realistic Right Now for this CrossFitter

99: Desiree Update: 5 Months Postpartum, and Why Exercise isn’t Realistic Right Now for this CrossFitter

Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher In this episode with my sister, she provides a super vulnerable conversation about the struggles of returning to work full-time, her challenges with exclusively pumping, and why for the first time ever, she truly does not have the mental or physical capacity to exercise. Desiree has felt alone in her […]

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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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