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New Mommy Basic Core Exercises

Even after I got cleared by my doctor to exercise again after having a baby, I felt that my core and pelvic areas were too loose, my groin area and lower back too tight, and actually the small tissues, joints, muscles around my whole core area needed some type of strength and stretch work before I started to run again. However, I had no idea which type of postnatal exercises I could safely do. So I looked for professional help…

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Running again after having a baby

It took almost a year before I felt the desire to train and race again. But now the craving for exercise is back! I wake up with an appetite for a morning run, and even signed up for the 2017 Honolulu Marathon in December. Ouch! …

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Exercising with my baby Sky

{article published on Hawaii Sport Magazine – Sep/Oct issue} When you have a newborn at home, you also have various excuses to not exercise. My own list include: recovering from postpartum; being tired from the sleepless nights; adjusting to a new-mommy body (aka: larger breast and hips); worrying if it is ok to take baby outside and what is safe to do with her; juggling time between taking care of baby, house, and work; and after all choosing to spend most…

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Our mini home retreat

We brought Sky home at the same time that the World Surf League event in Australia started. I am not a huge fan of TV, however with my delicate postpartum recovery situation (the doctor recommended me to rest for 12 weeks), sitting down on the couch holding my baby and watching the Quicksilver Pro Gold Coast became our daily routine. However, after hours watching (and enjoying a lot!) those boys and girls flying in beautiful waves, I realized that I…

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