The Pregnant Athlete: How to Stay in Your Best Shape Ever -- Before, During, and After Pregnancy

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Da Capo Lifelong Books
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7.43 X 9.37 X 0.78 inches | 0.91 pounds

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About the Author

Brandi Dion, BS, NSCA-CPT, USAT Level 1 Coach, CrossFit L1, CrossFit Endurance L1, is an athlete, certified personal trainer, triathlon coach, and mother. She is a co-partner at B&S Fitness Programs with Steven Dion, EdD, CrossFit L1, a professor of health education and chair of the Sport and Movement Science Department at Salem State University. They live with their two children in Salem, Massachusetts.

Joel Heller, MD, is an obstetrician-gynecologist and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. His patients include marathon runners, triathletes, and fitness and Pilates instructors.

Perry McIntosh is a freelance writer and fitness buff living in Salem, Massachusetts.


Bookviews, June 2014
"Lots of good advice.", 6/14/14
"If you're looking for a visual on how a pregnant woman might do a sledgehammer tire slam tabata or box jumps, this book has it...This book is for the woman who takes her exercising seriously and is a part of her lifestyle.", 6/19/14
"The specificity of the recommended exercises and the reassurance that intense athletes can continue doing most of what they consider of primary importance during pregnancy will make this book attractive to its intended readers."

San Francisco Book Review, 7/1/14
"An amazing resource for any woman who wants to remain active during her pregnancy.", 9/29/14
"A refreshingly full-speed-ahead approach to staying active and fit during pregnancy."