Air Date: 10am PST on May 1, 2012. (Tune in live at http://pcrcollective.org/
is an exercise physiologist specializing in post-pregnancy rehabilitation. She also has some interesting things to say about the strange effects that powerlifting has on the shape of the core muscles, a physiological issue Kiefer is interested in as well.
So this episode will be of great interest to moms who train -- especially those of you who've had trouble exorcising that postpartum pooch, despite a good diet and exercise. And if you've been training hard and seeing that classic powerlifter barrel gut developing (despite a low level of body fat), you might want to hear what she has to say.
Ms Byrne, a dancer and mother of 2 (?), developed her program to allow the quickest possible reconditioning of her abdominals both in form and function. She concerns herself not just with the aesthetics of the core but with its best functioning, and in the full rehabilitation of the postpartum frame back its normal configuration.
I'll be conducting the interview this time, having used Helene's Book, Exercise After Pregnancy, to fully eliminate all abdominal distention after I had my first (and still only) child in October 2010. In fact, using a combination of Carb Back-Loading and her techniques, my stomach is now the flattest it has EVER been. (I have pics on my website: http://postpartumpunk.com
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