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The Fountain of Youth

Apr 17, 2019

So here we are. In our 40s and 50s, maybe our 60s. Things aren’t working like they used to. You’ve cut the calories and logged the hours on the treadmill, and the scale isn’t budging. In fact despite your best efforts you middle is a little more padded lately.

In the mornings you wake up, roll over and there is it – a twinge in the back and a stiffness to the feet. You didn’t do anything to injure it, and yet you feel it nonetheless.

Our mom’s warned us for puberty, but what about the anti-puberty? Yes ladies, perimenopause is upon us and it’s wreaking havoc on our physical bodies and our sanity. But is this the end of our youth and livelihood? Of course not.

Biomechanics of Running

Apr 5, 2019

Gotcha! You’ve clicked on the link because, like so many of us, we want to know how to run better. To make us faster. To prevent injury. And to even just make it suck a little less. And we’re going to go over all of that, but from a different lens …

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Stop Overthinking Your Workout

Mar 23, 2019

I think one of the most common excuses I hear from women regarding their getting movement time in is just that – time. The lack of time to get something in, especially with the crazy after-school schedules of their kiddos. And even those of us who don’t work outside of …

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Are You Being Held Back?

Mar 20, 2019

I come from the world of Sports Medicine, specifically Athletic Training. Which, to many people’s surprise doesn’t have anything to do about working out or weight loss, but rather focuses on getting injured athletes back to their sport. And some of my colleagues would argue that we really prefer teaching …

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Backing Off for Bigger Gains

Mar 19, 2019

Yesterday was a milestone for me. I’ve shared a bit about the rotator cuff injury that I’ve been recovering from. What you don’t know is that it happened just as I got my mojo back to start lifting again. My over-enthusiasm caused me to push it a bit too hard …

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The Start of Something New

Feb 24, 2019

Six years ago this little one’s birth changed my entire life. I know we all say that, but her birth literally shifted the trajectory of my professional life. The nine months before she was born was a transition for me. I left a job as the head athletic trainer and …

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Is Your FitPro BS’ing You?

Feb 11, 2019

Wow! Over the weekend I got to get my popcorn out and play spectator to an amazing interaction on Instagram. Antony Lo (@physiodetective) is an amazing physio (physical therapist to us in the US) who works primarily with female athletes recovering from pelvic floor and other core dysfunction. He is …

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Why I’m Looking Forward to Midlife

Feb 10, 2019

Midlife. It isn’t a bad word. It’s a time of strength and hope. We were claim our identities as women and move into the best parts of our lives.

Do You Need to Supplement Your Nutrition and Movement?

Feb 6, 2019

Let’s talk about supplements for a little bit. I find that at the beginning of the year, like now, the questions about supplements run rampant. What kind of multivitamins are the best for my health goals? What should I take as a pre-workout to help me burn more fat during …

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Reimagining Creative & Joyful Play

Feb 3, 2019

I had lunch with my friend Ana today. I’ve known Ana for almost 7 years now. She was my doula trainer, my IBCLC when I had my daughter, a wonderful mentor, and has turned into a dear friend. She’s one of those women who has experienced so much, and so …

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