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The Pregnant Athlete

Thursday February 25th, 8pm EST

 

Itinerary

The Pregnant Athlete

  • What is BIRTHFIT?
  • PRENATAL
  • MINDSET training
  • Physical training and Programming
    • Working with coaches
  • Benefits of exercise
  • Risks of stopping exercise
  • Research - best resource is the book Exercising Through Your Pregnancy by. Dr. James Clapp
  • Posture - as important as training, as this occurs daily, all day; dictates baby’s position; helps decrease strain of increasing T-sp kyphosis and L-sp lordosis
  • Breathing
  • Posterior Chain/Anterior Chain Balance
  • Engaging the entire core DAILY
  • Foundational Movements - squat, bird dog, kick throughs daily https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3Rz_NTUsLU (kick throughs)
  • Bar path - when/if to change/modify
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Nutrition
  • Active Birth: Movements and breathing during labor
  • PELVIC FLOOR
  • DIASTASIS  RECTI
  • POSTPARTUM
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Q/A

 

Bio:

 

Lindsay Mumma, DC, is a chiropractor and women's health professional. She is a Regional Director for the organization BIRTHFIT, and works primarily with pregnant and postpartum women and athletes in her private practice. She is a lifelong athlete and learner, and enjoys discovering new ways of improving human movement and function.