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Episode 160: Best of TBAB – Returning to Running Postpartum

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Episode 160: Best of TBAB – Returning to Running Postpartum

In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita discuss options and general guidelines to getting back to running postpartum!

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Resources and References:

Jessie’s 4-Week Core Class:

Returning to running postnatal – guidelines for medical, health and fitness professionals managing this population


Show Notes:

1:00 – Jessie’s 4-Week Core Class promo

2:44 – What we are talking about today (a popularly-requested subject)!

3:54 – How long postpartum do you need to wait before you should start running again?

11:54 – How do you actually know – from a pelvic floor standpoint – when you are ready to return to running?

15:29 – If someone is having stress incontinence in their daily life, is that a sign that they should not start running?

17:28 – Prep and foundational work that we encourage our clients and patients to do when they are able to before they go back to running!

24:59 – How do you actually start running postpartum?

30:26 – Running with strollers!

31:48 – What happens if, during the run time, you start to experience sensations that feel off (like pelvic pain, bulging prolapse, leaking…)?

38:28 – Warming up

40:47 – How do you progress with running?