4.09. Week 28, which means - 3rd TRIMESTER. We have a flight to Greece today. The only bad thing about it - those damned compression socks! I really don’t know how people do it... I will be huffing and puffing and sweating. Any workout at the gym is so much easier than this. BUT getting… Continue reading Pregnancy diaries: Third trimester
Let me start off by saying – if you haven’t worked out before going into your pregnancy, you have no business going into it now that you’re pregnant. I’m not saying that you shouldn’t be active, but if we’re talking standard strength training, using weights, then this is not the time to start. If we’ve… Continue reading Strength training and pregnancy
01.07. My July is starting out with nausea and headaches again. It’s funny how you know all the things you shouldn’t do – like, you should sleep a lot while pregnant, but then a party comes along and you’re like – I feel fine and it’s no biggy to stay awake until 2AM. Well, it… Continue reading Pregnancy diaries: Second trimester
This is a super controversial topic. I know. A lot of the concern usually comes from a very good place, but as a trainer, I sometimes don’t understand the expertise on my pregnancy and training regimen from other people, so I decided on putting down what I think of it all... To start – I… Continue reading Pregnancy and running
APRIL 06.04. Hey, it turns out I’m pregnant… SURPRISE!!!!! I was about a week and a half after my appointment to my OB-GYN (because my period was late and I was blaming some hormonal imbalances or my thyroid for all of this mess), but then, out of nowhere, I got the sorest breasts in my… Continue reading Pregnancy diaries: First trimester
I have been thinking long and hard – how much do I want to share about my pregnancy. Should I share at all? Should I not? Many people are superstitious about this time of their lives. Well, I am not superstitious – not about this time or any other time in my life, really. And… Continue reading How my pregnancy story started?
I have all sorts of personal clients, because it makes me stretch my knowledge on different training for different ages or health issues. But my most inspiring clientele is mothers to be and new moms. I love my training sessions with them, because I get to learn so many new things. I used to be… Continue reading Breathing in labor