Delivering Strength Podcast
About This Show
Delivering Strength is more than just a podcast. It’s a part of a bigger movement to empower women and their families to seek out the information necessary to have an informed birth. Podcast episodes interview experts and explore resources available in a variety of areas that are important to a woman’s overall health.
The podcast is led by Candace Gesicki, DC – a chiropractor, doula, new mom and BIRTHFIT Cleveland Regional Director, as well as Anna Marie Murphy – a curious and self-empowered new mom with experience in uncovering difficult answers through her pregnancy and overall health journey. Together, they dive into pregnancy, birth and postpartum health at both a scientific and everyday level to Deliver Strength to families and provide them with the resources they need to be their own biggest advocates in their health journey.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
DS 023: Body Image & A Primer on Postpartum Fitness
In this episode, Candace and Anna discuss body image, positive self talk, and touch on getting back into fitness and into the gym in a healthy way in the postpartum period. Another real talk episode that we think many mamas out there will relate with! 1:10 – Intro to episode topic 3:00 – Announcements - Facebook Group – Please join our Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/DeliveringStrength/ - Email Subscription – https://deliveringstrength.com/subscribe/ - Please leave us a review on iTunes!! - Earlier Episode – Prenatal Testing – https://deliveringstrength.com/2018/05/08/ds-020-6-strategies-to-prepare-your-relationship-for-life-with-baby-with-suzanne-smith-phd/ - Birth Worker Coffee Date – July Meetup – July 5th at 10 a.m. at Play Grounds in Lakewood https://www.facebook.com/events/2143184442628421/ 11:00 – What’s Up Candace -Birthfit Summit - https://birthfit.com/blog/2018/05/04/birthfit-summit-2018/ 12:40 – What’s Up Anna - Dean’s birthday party update - Cake from Café Avalaun - http://www.cafeavalaun.com - Dean walking 18:20 – Miss America Scraps Swimsuit Portion from Pageant - https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/05/us/miss-america-swimsuit-trnd/index.html - Body image and self love - Changing your inner dialogue - Practicing positive self talk for ourselves and for our children (girls and boys) - Real Food Liz - https://www.instagram.com/realfoodliz/ 26:10 – Candace & Anna’s views of fitness in the postpartum – fitness vs. wholesome movement 31:40 – Prioritizing fitness in the postpartum - Feeling isolated when returning to fitness in the postpartum - Finding your tribe 41:20 – Getting back into fitness in the postpartum – when can I start working out postpartum? - Should I do situps in the postpartum? - When can I start running after having a baby? - Incontinence in the postpartum 46:15 – 2 weeks in the bed, 2 weeks on the bed, 2 weeks out of the bed Upcoming Event: Strong Women Know (core and pelvic floor) @ Coca CrossFit - https://www.facebook.com/events/227151678051113/ Learn about the Functional Progressions here - but please schedule a consultation with Dr. Candace! - https://www.birthfitcleveland.com/blog/ - https://www.birthfitcleveland.com/birthfitclevelandservices/ Delivering Strength: Find Us Online - Website – www.deliveringstrength.com - Facebook – www.facebook.com/deliveringstrength - Instagram – www.instagram.com/deliveringstrength - Facebook Community – www.facebook.com/groups/DeliveringStrength/ If you have show topics or guests that you’d like to recommend to us, please feel free to send us a message through our website or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find Dr. Candace Gesicki, DC at Cleveland Chiropractic & Integrative Health Center or Birthfit Cleveland. We’d love to hear from you! Do you have comments on today’s episode? Ideas for future episodes? Questions for us? Send them to us at email@example.com Read more »