Take this quiz to determine if your pelvic floor is functioning well. Does pee come out of your body when you don’t want it to? No. Whaaat….? Does that happen to people? Yes. That’s why I dread getting a cold and having to cough and sneeze. Yes. Why do you think I quit running/CrossFit/dance/going to […]Read More Is My Pelvic Floor Broken?
I’m sorry, but since you’re a parent, the song of the month is going to make you cry. Hey, what is December for? If you’re a kid: getting to listen to Christmas carols at school, eating red and green Hershey’s kisses, talking about presents with your friends, seeing how beautiful your house looks when candles […]Read More Song of the Month
I mean, it’s nothing too surprising.But I guess it’s nice that they even thought about postpartum women. In November 2018, US Health and Human Services revamped their activity recommendations for Americans. Their overall new message is for all people to move more and sit less. They also offered some more specific guidelines for different groups. […]Read More New Postpartum Physical Activity Guidelines
After baby, like, awhile after baby, when my belly was semi-normal size, I slipped on my trusty ice-blue Uniqlo jacket. Warm and cozy, but light as marshmallow fluff, I wanted it to defend me against the stiff March breeze. It zipped over my slightly protruding belly. But it wouldn’t zip up over my chest. Que annoying! I […]Read More The Bra That Wouldn’t Fit
Trust Nina Olsson, a Swede living in the Netherlands by way of Barcelona, to give you all the tips and tricks to make healthy and varied veggie burgers at home. Olsson explains the secret of the four elements (texture, flavor, firmness, and juiciness) and gives clear and detailed recipes. But the most valuable part of […]Read More Book Review: Veggie burger atelier
Recommended use: running on a rainy or chilly morning Length: 11 songs/37 minutes You get: one super-feels warm-up song (Anne-Marie with David Guetta) to get you out of the driveway. delicious candy Kpop from iKON to remind you that you love running Additonal highlights: British intensity (Muse) train-track rhythm from the DR (Don Miguel) and […]Read More Elissa’s Runn Playlist: November 2018
If you’re in pretty good shape, but your belly is still protruding more than you would like, don’t despair. That’s really common, but it doesn’t need to be permanent. Often, a postural issue is the culprit–which, luckily, is repairable. During pregnancy, most women’s back muscles get tight from overuse. Since the ab muscles can’t function […]Read More Why is my belly still sticking out?