Look, it can be hard to stay active while pregnant. You’re growing another person, after all! And with that comes a decrease in energy, general softening of your body, and of course the fact that everything just feels different. It’s SO easy to skip a workout, drive instead of walk, and get more acquainted with…Read More
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Relaxin: How does it affect your exercise routine?
Many of us are familiar with the hormone relaxin. As the name implies, it’s responsible for relaxing several systems in your body in preparation for labor. What changes does this create in your body, and what can you do to keep yourself safe and active? Relaxin levels in your body peak around 14 weeks and…Read More
The biggest recent challenge to my exercise routine has been, well, a little silly. I always have to pee! Went for a 4-mile run today and OMG. My bladder was feeling it. I managed to hold it ’til the end, then bee-lined for the bathroom. But then… there was barely anything! What up? It seems…Read More
Today I managed to get up early for a bike ride 😀 Well, actually it was getting up early for the ferry, which entails a bike ride to the terminal. It was beautiful! I love getting up in the morning. I left home right as the sun was coming up. The ride itself is about…Read More