Pelvic Floor Health and Strength Athletes – We can do better.

This is a big area of growth for the fitness industry, we’re only JUST starting to warm up to the fact that we need to take better care of prenatal and postpartum women- but what about our strength athletes? What about the women who are not postpartum? How do we normalize talking about the pelvicContinue reading “Pelvic Floor Health and Strength Athletes – We can do better.”

Hey Cyclists, your attitude sucks- and it’s hurting our sport.

Too many times I see or hear people asking for legitimate advice when they’re just starting out or near the beginning of their cycling journey and they get responses that i’m sure mean well but are often very expensive solutions to simple problems. That’s problematic for a few reasons. It feeds into the “cycling isContinue reading “Hey Cyclists, your attitude sucks- and it’s hurting our sport.”

Mythbusters: Fitness Edition

Ahhh the fitness myth…I think there are more myths in the fitness industry than in any other. Is it because trainers aren’t regulated? Is it because you can basically buy a certification? Is it because of social media? Little bit of everything? Being part of the fitness/training/rehab world for some time now, I feel likeContinue reading “Mythbusters: Fitness Edition”

Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train, according to Jess

Osteoporosis is a killer. Weight-bearing, resistance training has been shown to increase bone density. Strong muscles=less injuries. Period. Increased muscle=increased metabolism…if that’s your goal. We have to pick up and carry a lot of things everyday, train for life. No one ever wrote a song about a small bum. Increase power and speed for sport.Continue reading “Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train, according to Jess”