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Episode 156: Squatting in Pregnancy and Postpartum

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Episode 156: Squatting in Pregnancy and Postpartum

 

In today’s episode, Jessie and Anita discuss myths around squatting in pregnancy and postpartum, and offer tips to do so, safely!

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Resources and References:

 

Plan Your 2021 Workout Calendar Workshop (January 10, 2021) 

 

Show Notes:

 

0:55 – Jessie’s Upcoming Workshop: Plan Your 2021 Workout Calendar

3:35 – What we are talking about today!

4:10 – Myth #1: Should you only squat with feet hip-width apart, toes facing forward, weight in your heels for exercise?

9:30 – Myth #2: Only squat to prepare for birth in the last few weeks of pregnancy

12:30 – Myth #3: Only use a perfect squat to pick things up

17:08 – Myth #4: Don’t squat if you have pelvic floor symptoms

21:40 – Cues to use in the moment #1: Using the breath

24:24 – Cues to use in the moment #2: W.A.I.T. acronym

25:43 – Cues to use in the moment #3: Spread the load

26:22 – Cues to use in the moment #4: Test and retest

27:24 – Wrap up