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The Pelvic Floor&High Intensity Exercise

The Pelvic Floor & High Intensity Exercise

I love to do high impact/ high intensity exercise. It is no secret that I love running, jumping, and lifting heavy weights. Did you know that those factors alone place me in a higher risk category for pelvic floor dysfunction? You might be thinking…. well you lift weights, doesn’t that make everything stronger?… Nope! We wouldn’t expect our biceps to get stronger by doing more squats. Likewise with the pelvic…Read More

Common Training Mistakes

Common Training Mistakes

Time and effort are valuable and I wanted to share 8 common training mistakes. I see you busting it in the gym. I know you are working hard! I’d like to make it a bit easier to dodge the things that don’t work for the most people. As we work on our health and fitness it is helpful to avoid the things that cause us to trip up, full blown…Read More

Do I Really Need to Do a Warm-Up

Do I Really Need to Do a Warm-Up?

Most of us were taught a form of “stretch before you exercise to avoid injury” did you know that we’ve known for years that this isn’t a successful strategy? Stretching (stretch-and-hold) before higher intensity exercise decreases our power output and increases our risk of injury due to momentary relaxation in the supporting structures in the joint (muscles, tendons, and ligaments). Doing a stretch-and-hold stretch is different than a stretch-as-you-move motion,…Read More

Speaking Kindly to Yourself

How to Battle the Bloat

Bloating is an all too familiar reality for many of us, especially us ladies. Dietary and hormonal fluctuation can wreak havoc on our digestive systems. While occasional bloating is not something to be concerned about, it is also not something we have to live with. Here are some tips and tricks to help reduce overall bloating. Drink plenty of water. Dehydration can significantly affect your bodies ability to process and…Read More

Running a Marathon

At some point EVERYONE has to JUMP

Everybody, at some point in their life has to jump if you want to be successful. Jumping is the hardest thing for people to do. But you have to jump. If you never jump, you’ll never be successful. My brother talked me into RUNNING back to our hotel from the restaurant tonight in Jackson Hole. I haven’t ran miles in a while, so I was nervous….but we crushed out 7…Read More