"This book fills a long-standing void, providing accessible, informed guidelines on what to expect from training and pre-conception, through every stage of pregnancy to re-entering sport as a new mom. “The Athletic Mom-To-Be” is an invaluable resource for women everywhere."
Suzanne Zelazo, PhD, Managing Editor Triathlon Magazine Canada, Professional Triathlete
A variety of topics are discussed as it relates to exercising while pregnant - and it’s more than the basic guidelines. Practical tips for adjusting your nutrition with exercising, quick self checks to safeguard appropriate workouts, dealing with injuries, leveraging your skills as an athlete to cope with labour, and dealing with the emotional side of cutting back on your training are discussed.
Whether you are trying to get pregnant or are just starting to think about it, look no further. Our book provides helpful information about the relationship between training and conception, and how to best prepare your body ahead of time to maximize your ability to continue exercising while pregnant.
Learn about our unique 3 phase approach to getting your groove back postpartum-and see why its not just a matter of heading out to the gym or track when you think you are ready! You will also gain a newfound respect for your body, learn simple tips to enhance the breastfeeding experience while training and identify creative ways to balance your athletic lifestyle while raising a family.