Why Yoga is Awesome Exercise for Mommas to Be

Yoga at 14.5 Weeks Pregnant - MilliGFunk

Hello, hello! Today is Friday, which means that around here, we’re talking about Fitta Mammas, and how you can stay active and healthy through your pregnancy. Today, I want to talk about yoga, and why yoga is awesome exercise for mommas to be. Cardio was the focus of my pregnancy … Continue reading

Win Free Maternity Yoga Clothes from FittaMamma!

MilliGFunk & FittaMamma Yoga Clothes Giveaway

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FittaMamma, who has graciously outfitted me with maternity activewear for my active pregnancy. FittaMamma supports active mammas by offering exercise tips, recipes, and maternity activewear that holds and supports your baby bump! Doin’ the Maternity Creep I’m 14 weeks pregnant today, and while I’m … Continue reading

Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf

MilliGFunk Running the Regensburg Frauenlauf 6K

Now that I’ve announced our pregnancy, I can finally tell you about the last road race I ran. I didn’t want to tell you about it until you knew I was pregnant, because being pregnant was part of what made the race fun for me. This was also the first big … Continue reading

How Can I Solve My Horrible Morning Sickness?

12.5 Weeks Pregnant Doing Yoga - MilliGFunk

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FittaMamma, who has graciously outfitted me with maternity activewear for my active pregnancy. FittaMamma supports active Mammas by offering exercise tips, recipes, and maternity activewear that holds and supports your baby bump! Well, friends, the cat is out of the bag: We’re expecting Bavarian … Continue reading

Announcing an Exciting New Brand Partnership with FittaMamma!

Fittamamma Logo Move Nurture Support-page-001

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FittaMamma, who has graciously outfitted me with maternity activewear for my active pregnancy. FittaMamma supports active Mammas by offering exercise tips, recipes, and maternity activewear that holds and supports your baby bump! Wait, what did you just say? MilliGFunk is pregnant?! Yes! When this post goes … Continue reading

Postpartum Half Marathon Training

The first two weeks of my postpartum half marathon training were going well when, five miles (or so) into a seven mile long run that wrapped up Week 2, something happened… There’s a protein hormone called relaxin that’s an important part of pregnancy. Relaxin allows the pregnant woman’s joints to become flexible enough to … Continue reading

Marathoner to Mommy: What a Difference A Year Makes

Marathoner to Mommy

Today in 2013, I Ran My First Full Marathon Nick was recently home from Afghanistan, we were quickly approaching our first wedding anniversary, and I’d spent the previous 9 months counting down his deployment and running — a lot. Today in 2014, I’m 36 Weeks Pregnant We’re in Germany now, … Continue reading

Exercising Through Pregnancy: Faith

Exercise Pregnancy Faith

I believe in being my best self. Period. That means more than exercise, of course, which is why today’s post is about the intersection of fitness and faith in my life (and in my pregnancy). Faith has always played an important part in why I run. Long runs bring some … Continue reading

Exercising Through Pregnancy: Empowerment

Exercise Pregnancy Empowerment

I like feeling empowered. I like feeling strong and capable. Pregnancy feels…different. I don’t trust my balance. My joints are loosey-goosey. My body aches, and my once-buff belly now pinches and pulls every time I cough or sneeze as it grows to accommodate my now-melon-sized uterus. And pregnancy boobs? I … Continue reading

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