Webinar: The 4th Trimester: Training Safely After Pregnancy
Topic: The 4th Trimester: Training Safely After Pregnancy
Athletes and coaches often wonder how to train safely during the postpartum period--the fourth trimester. This webinar guides you through the healthy return to sport after the birth of a baby. Topics include the recovery phase, sport-specific safety, mind-body wellness, breast feeding for athletes, and sample strength-building exercises. Both coaches and athletes will gain knowledge and confidence for building a healthy postpartum base.
Dr. Kristina Pinto
Kristina Pinto, Ed. D. is a running coach, writer, and mother who specializes in women’s health and wellness. RRCA-certified to coach distance running, Kristina earned her doctorate in education from Harvard and has published about women’s psychology and fitness in many forums. Her work has appeared in Runner’s World and Women’s Running magazines, and her book Fit & Healthy Pregnancy was named one of the top running books of 2013 by Competitor Magazine. Described as “a compelling and uplifting guide about how to remain fit during pregnancy,” it offers a comprehensive overview of prenatal and postpartum fitness for athletes. Kristina writes the widely read blog Mother Running Rampant and lives and trains north of Boston.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Aug. 29, 2013
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST
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