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!
“Whether it is during a workout, or lifting your kids at home – try to minimize movements that require excessive bracing, breath-holding or straining. Take the weight down a notch if you need to, and EXHALE as you lift.”
If you’re pregnant or a mom, this article is a must-read from pelvic floor physical therapist, Sami Cattach.
“This space was literally created because women needed their own space. Respect that. Girls Gone Strong can be a powerful resource for men to better understand issues women face. Use it to learn and support the women in your lives in a meaningful way.”
Fantastic article from Erin Brown (for Girls Gone Strong) on how men can help support, respect, and encourage women.
“Guess where it got me? Feeling worse – the pills increased my incidence of headaches, anxiety, caused digestive problems and totally killed my sex drive. Of course, at the time I never in my wildest dreams thought the Pill and my health problems could possibly be linked, but they were.”
As someone who was on the pill for 10+ years to try to ‘balance my hormones’ (UM, NOPE), this article, from Joy McCarthy, really spoke to me.
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