Best Women’s Health & Fitness Tips of The Week: July 11

See the best women’s health and fitness articles, blogs, and info from the past week and kick off the new week ahead with some tips to take your health up a notch.

This is a weekly TOP 3 list (that’s it – who has time for more?) where you will see women’s health pro’s highlighted whom I respect and trust. They are experts in fields such as pregnancy, postpartum, conception, exercise, babies, pelvic floor and core, strength training, body image, nutrition, and more!

1). How I Learned To Give Dieting The Middle Finger 

“I’d become so out-of-touch with my body’s internal cues that I didn’t even know what hunger felt like unless I was starving, or what satiety felt like unless I was completely sick. My reliance on external forces to know how and when and how much to eat meant I thought about food — and all its myriad, shitty subcategories (“bad” food, “good” food, calories, gluten, BLAH BLAH BLAH) — every waking minute of every day.” 

Every woman can relate to Jacquie’s struggles on some level. After decades of dieting, restricting, and inevitable failure, she finally learns how to listen to her body and have a positive relationship with food. 

Read it here

2). I Love Your Brain

I appreciated her unique comment…I recognized her words as mirroring some of my own.” 

One mum’s (Fabienne) journey with body image and self love and how it’s taught her to change the dialogue with her own daughter.

Read it here

3). To The Thirtysomething Mums

“There we all are – the stereotypes we swore we never would be – wading knee-deep in the kiddies’ pool, eyes locked on our littles – and genuinely delighted by their antics.

A gentle reminder from Catherine about how losing ourselves to motherhood in our thirties only brings about the promise of finding it once again. But not too soon. Our babies are only babies for so long. 

Read it here

Jess

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