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Fit For Thought

Alexandra Newton

Fit For Thought
67 min2017 NOV 27
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Calling all moms, moms-to-be, fitness professionals and anyone who’s interested in pelvic floor and abdominal health - this one's for you! Samantha Montpetit-Huynh is a mother of two, certified pre and postnatal exercise specialist with over 15 years of experience and the co-founder of Bellies Inc. an innovative system designed to empower woman and change the way they prepare for and recover from pregnancy and birth. She's also also a sought after media professional who's been featured on Canada AM, Breakfast Television, CHCH, CTV News and was the in-house fitness expert on the Marilyn Denis Show from 2013-2017.

Some of the things you'll learn on this episode

  • The exercises to start practicing now to prepare for pregnancy and birth
  • What diastasis rectus abdominis is and how it's connected to pelvic floor health 
  • The truth about postpartum leaking - we need to talk about it!
  • How to retrain your core using alignment, breathing and coordination 
  • Why pelvic floor physiotherapists should be part of every woman’s birth and recovery team 
  • What exercises you may want to avoid postpartum 
  • Just because you might not have the body you once had, does not mean you can’t have a better and stronger body than ever before