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Episode 120: Returning to Running Postpartum

by | May 12, 2020 | 0 comments

Episode 120: 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:

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


Time Stamps:

4:12 – What we are talking about today (a popularly-requested subject)!

4:42 – How long postpartum do you need to wait before you should start running again?

12:42 – How do you actually know – from a pelvic floor standpoint – when you are ready to return to running?

16:17 – If someone is having stress incontinence in their daily life, is that a sign that they should not start running?

18:16 – Prep and foundational work that we encourage our clients and patients to do when they are able to before they go back to running!

25:47 – How do you actually start running postpartum?

31:14 – Running with strollers!

32:36 – What happens if, during the run time, you start to experience sensations that feel off (like pelvic pain, bulging prolapse, leaking…)?

39:16 – Warming up

41:35 – How do you progress with running?