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Ever Forward Radio with Chase Chewning

Welcome to EVER FORWARD RADIO! The podcast that brings you empowering messages and interviews from industry leaders of fitness, nutrition, mindset, entrepreneurship and personal development to help you life a life ever forward.

Nov 30, 2022

Laura Varney joins us on today’s episode to talk baby bodies. She’s sharing pre and postnatal workout tips, how to maintain consistency in your workouts, and the importance of mindset as a new mother., 

Laura believes that consistency and shifting your mindset are the keys to reaching your goals. Hear her delve into that more in this episode.

Laura is a NASM certified personal trainer, nutrition coach, registered yoga teacher, and creator of The Baby Body. She helps women prepare for and recover from pregnancy through her work as a pre and postnatal fitness expert.

Key Highlights

  • Laura shares why bodies do not “change back” after pregnancy, but why that’s okay.
  • The importance of physical and mindset work for maintaining pelvic floor and core functionality.
  • Why consistency is key and the key to consistency is sticking with what works for you.
  • Laura delves into the importance of listening to your body during pregnancy and being intentional with your postpartum exercises.
  • Societal pressures to “bounce back” from pregnancy can often sour the beauty of it. Laura talks about newfound strength in motherhood and why change is good.
  • Many new moms struggle with feeling a loss of autonomy. Laura shares her experience going from having a career she loved to being a full-time parent, what she feels she’s gained, and why perspective is vital.
  • Your life changes completely with your first child, but what is the shift like with the second? Laura weighs in.

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