I was blessed in my first pregnancy to not really have any of the typical morning sickness symptoms, but I wasn’t so lucky this second time around.
This focus on strengthening your muscles will enhance your performance, help with injury prevention and aid in making you a more powerful and efficient athlete.
I realized that most days during that week I didn’t drink very much water. Could dehydration really effect my muscles and my recovery that much?
I slowly began to grasp that I should have been pushing myself to the point that my legs were begging for mercy by the end.
I was expecting to teach until a week or so before my due date, but I was definitely not planning to ride on the day I gave birth, or so I thought.
Pregnancy is definitely something that will slow a female athlete down bit by bit, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up on future goals and aspirations.
I was starting to feel more of a toll on my body in different ways which posed some new challenges for me.
Stretching, something many of us skip after a workout, however it’s probably just as important as the workout itself.