Month: July 2014

admin July 28, 2014

The 2012 London Olympics seemed like a baby shower for fit pregnancy, a watershed for sport and motherhood. At the 2008 Beijing Games, swimmer Dara Torres had opened a door for women in sports to be highly visible moms, and the London Olympics picked up where she left off by placing mothers front and center. […]

admin July 15, 2014

davetrendler: Olympian Alysia Montano recently ran in an 800m race while 8 months pregnant. Running coach Jeff Horowitz offers a few thoughts and links to the story on Washington Post. Originally posted on Jeff Horowitz Running and Triathlon Coach: In case you missed this, Olympian Alysia Montano recently ran in an 800m race . . […]

admin July 14, 2014

With many women having babies later in life, fertility struggles aren’t uncommon, and many women who are frustrated and emotionally spent from trying to conceive say they cut back on exercise as a way to feel some control over a situation that even doctors have trouble explaining with certainty. This is a normal coping response […]

admin July 11, 2014

Exercise during pregnancy isn’t just safe, it’s healthy for you and your baby. Fit & Healthy Pregnancy dispels generations of old wives’ tales about exercise and pregnancy so active women can stay strong and in shape. This upcoming book from running coach Dr. Kristina Pinto and triathlete Rachel Kramer, MD goes beyond labor and delivery through […]