The Connection Breath: Why Every New Mom Should Be Using It

By kvhealthcoach |
connection breath

Breathing seems pretty easy, right? Most of the time we’re not even paying attention to it happening. So what exactly is the connection breath? And why is it so important for helping the function of your core and pelvic floor postpartum? There’s more to your core than just abs… When you think of your “core”,…

7 Tips for Curbing Emotional Eating

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7 Tips for Curbing Emotional Eating

Are you new mom struggling with emotional eating at home, or while you’re at work? Deep down, you probably know that you’re not genuinely hungry, but you snack anyway! Settling into motherhood and navigating all of the emotional and physical changes going on, not to mention the stresses of everyday life can really do a…

4 Ways To Ease Postpartum Pelvic Pain

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mom and baby

Did you experience lower back pain during pregnancy? What about pelvic girdle pain? Are you still experiencing postpartum pelvic pain even months after having your baby? I had some pretty significant pelvic girdle pain, specifically around my pubic symphysis, which is the joint right at the front of the pelvis. For me, it basically felt…

How Can Breathing & Posture Affect Your Pelvic Floor (Part 2)

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woman doing a pelvic tilt

Yesterday we talked about your pelvic floor and all of the important jobs it holds (literally!!) Your pelvic floor is responsible for controlling bladder and bowel function. The muscles of your pelvic floor also help to keep all of your organs inside. These muscles also help with stabilization, working with your diaphragm, and other abdominal…

What is your Pelvic Floor? (Part 1)

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Before I was pregnant, I didn’t give much thought to bladder leakage problems or issues with pelvic pain. I mainly associated that with the commercials I saw for older women wearing “adult diapers”…Needless to say, I didn’t know how important it would be to get to know my pelvic floor. Cut to me in the…

My 4 Favorite Smoothie Recipes

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smoothie recipes

Can’t get enough fruits and veggies in your meals? Smoothies are a great way to pack ’em in a quick and easy breakfast or snack. If you’re not a huge fan of greens, you can toss some into your smoothie without messing with your flavor too much. Get wild! ha… It’s been 80+ degrees that…

7 Tips for Your Postpartum Fitness Journey

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Postpartum Fitness

  If you’re a new mom, you are probably still getting used to being responsible for a small human. You may also be trying to figure out how to survive on little sleep and a lot of coffee. (we can sleep when they go to college, right?) So getting back into a fitness program may…

The Biggest Secret to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

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Achieve Your Goals

As moms (and really, as women in general), we see lots of mixed messages about what we should be doing with our bodies. It’s so easy to let outside influences dictate our personal health and fitness goals. “Get your pre-baby body back in 8 weeks or less!” “You shouldn’t worry about losing weight.” “Flatten that…

5 Things to do Sunday to Plan for a Healthy Week

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 Are you workouts the first thing to suffer when you’ve got a busy week? Do you resort to take-out or drive-thru meals because you didn’t plan anything for dinner? It doesn’t have to be that way! And before you say “but Kate, I just don’t have time!”, I’ll just say this: If you want something…

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