Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Michelle Thibeau is a mother, Army Special Operations veteran, data scientist, and a Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism Coach. We discussed the culture and challenges of being a pregnant and postpartum tactical athlete and how to navigate that process while prioritizing service, duty, health and fitness as it relates to becoming […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Carrie Pagliano is a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist who specializes in working with athletes. On this episode, we talk about returning to running postpartum and what coaches and practitioners can do to support our runners. This episode will help clarify the behaviors, symptoms and misconceptions many athletes and practitioners have […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Alysia Montano is an Olympian, mom and co founder of &Mother Org. We talked about her career as a professional athlete, having babies while competing, and navigating the demands of both performance and motherhood. From how she manages time, to how she managed her diastasis rehab to her eventual choice […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher On today’s episode, I interviewed Michaela North (you may know her at @hungryfitness on IG). She is a coach, athlete, mom of 4 and has navigated competing through motherhood, rehabbing her diastasis and ultimately choosing abdominoplasty surgery. We talked about competing and what rehabbing a diastasis after twins and 2 […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher I interviewed Lisa Ryan, a coach and high-level athlete who rehabbed a significant diastasis (was able to do muscle ups and lift heavy etc), yet ultimately chose abdominoplasty surgery to improve both the aesthetic and tension of her midline. We discuss a lot of what we both expected, and what […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Having an abdominoplasty is a significant choice, and it’s typically multifaceted. Unfortunately there is a LOT of misunderstanding around the choice and/or circumstance to get one, and even more stigma and shame. On this episode, I’m sharing what circumstances led me to have this surgery in February of 2019, and […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher 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 […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher I’m starting off 2021 with a confession! I had my breast implants removed in November 2020. I know I’m not alone in this choice and experiences that have accompanied the decision to get them (and get them out less than 2 years later). I hope this episode helps continue a […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher It’s hard to know what information to believe when it comes to your skin and hair because of all the BS that gets shared on social media (just like the Fitness industry, honestly.) I asked board-certified dermatologist Dr. Samantha Ellis to come on the show to break down what we […]
Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsStitcher Vanessa felt like if she COULD, then she SHOULD when it came to pushing herself in the gym while pregnant. She felt the pressure to be a “healthy role model” in her gym during pregnancy and postpartum even though she was tired, really tired. In this episode, Vanessa Long shares […]
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