Optimum Health and Fitness for Moms
A supportive community for pregnant women and moms who value health and fitness.
So it looks like nobody has blogged or been in the community on this site for over a year but I thought I would give it a go! If you're out there checking it, let me know. Otherwise I'll just keep talking into the ether.
Anyway, I wanted to post because I have been following PNBF for a while now and am halfway through Phase II. However, I just stopped for three weeks due to running a week-long course followed by two weeks of holiday. I have not gone too crazy on the nutrition front…Continue
Posted by Eleanor on August 18, 2015 at 9:27pm
Just done these - not great! : (
Breathing - mainly abdominal but the chest rises a little initially then abdomen then chest completely
Diaphragm tension - tight
Skin test - abnormal, stuck or slightly stuck depending on position (looser round the sides)
Pelvic floor - no issues though voluntary control re urine feels less strong during part of my cycle
Diastais Recti - no problems on contraction but found it very difficult to be sure when relaxed - fingers…Continue
Odd title, I know. Read on, and it will make sense...
I lift my head and bring my ribcage closer to my pelvis. I bring my fingers to my belly and find the ridge that has developed between my abs. How many fingers can I fit in there? Just one! Woohoo! At the beginning of the program, I could fit two whole fingers in there. It's getting better!
Good thing, because I really wasn't looking forward to repeating Phase 1. I just finished Week 6, and now I move on to…Continue
It's been almost 9 months since giving birth. I looked at some photos from way back then and that made me realize what a huge difference there is compared to now. And I can only thank the body fix (and breast feeding) for the difference! I weigh less than I did before pregnancy and I feel strong and full of energy.
After the fat loss phase and completing the program I took a little break and then time flew by so quickly and I realized, oops, I better get exercising again, or…
Posted by Elisa Huovila on November 8, 2011 at 11:45am