#76: Jessie Mundell – Pregnancy & Fitness

Episode 76 - Jessie Mundell, Pregnancy, Fitness

This is episode 76 of Evil Sugar Radio. In this episode, we interview Jessie Mundell of www.jessiemundell.com. Jessie is a trainer specializing in fitness for women during and after pregnancy. This show is packed with good information for both trainers and women who are or are planning to get pregnant.

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Episode 76 Overview

Here’s an overview of what we’ll be talking about in this episode:

  • 1:00 – Who are you? What do you do?
  • 2:15 – What is the program through the Personal Training Development Center (PTDC) about?
  • 3:40 – What is the key issue that people need to consider for women that are pregnant? What is the key problem that you’re solving?
  • 5:40 – What are some of the biggest myths about fitness and pregnancy?
  • 8:25 – Can you talk about some of the recent internet memes with fitness moms and their “What’s your excuse?” What are your thoughts on the “post-baby body” thing?
  • 12:25 – Why should women strength train throughout pregnancy?
  • 16:00 – Can you talk about some movements that are not safe during pregnancy?
  • 18:30 – Is it okay to train your abs during pregnancy?
  • 19:50 – What is Diastasis Recti (DRA)? How do you prevent or repair it?
  • 23:00 – How do you change the training program when a woman gets pregnant or when she’s planning to get pregnant?
  • 25:45 – What is incontinence? Is incontinence normal in pregnancy? How can women deal with this issue in pregnancy?
  • 31:20 – What about basic movements like deadlifting and squatting? Are there any contraindications?
  • 33:00 – What about weight loading? How much do you lighten the load?
  • 34:40 – Is there a point in pregnancy that you have a woman stop training or do you have them train right up until labor?
  • 35:35 – What are the key takeaways for our listeners?
  • 38:00 – How do you think the fitness industry, as a whole, can do better to improve the quality of life for people?
  • 39:45 – Tell our listeners about your products.

Show Notes

Jessie Mundell

Core + Floor Restore

Training New Moms

Music Credit

Intro music from Baba Brinkman’s Revenge of the Somatic. Purchase any of Baba’s music at http://bababrinkman.bandcamp.com/