How Long Till I Recover?

Postpartum women want to know how long it’s going to take for them to be back to their baseline. Here are my tips for answering that question: 1.Take what your MD or OB says with a grain of salt. An experienced primary care physician who focuses on prevention and maintaining good health reconfirmed to me […]

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The Mamas’ Class Playlist

We kicked off our winter group fitness class just for mamas! It has a few handy features:– you can bring your child with you-you get a fun, tough, safe workout designed for healing and strengthening postpartum bodies-it runs through Arlington County, so it’s financially accessible to all local mamas If you want to join the […]

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Evidence for Exercise as an Antidepressant

At last, research has yielded strong and reputable evidence that physical exercise both prevents the onset of depression, and reduces depressive symptoms. Did ya hear that? Exercise fights depression! Science proves it! (People knew exercise and mood were related. They just didn’t have strong research clarifying whether being depressed makes people exercise less than typical-mood […]

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