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689. Empowering Prenatal Fitness & Postpartum Resilience with Gina Conley

Sep 29, 2023

Join Lara for a conversation with Prenatal Fitness expert Gina Conley.

MS. Gina has a master’s in exercise science and is a birth doula. She is a perinatal fitness trainer and owner of MamasteFit, an in-person perinatal training facility in Aberdeen, North Carolina.


Gina has exclusively trained prenatal and postnatal fitness clients for the past 6 years and offers both in-person and online training support. Gina is a mom to three little ones and is passionate about empowering others to feel strong and pain-free throughout their pregnancies as they prepare for their birth and postpartum journey.

  • The benefits of perinatal exercise and the connection between prenatal fitness and birth preparation. 
  • How experiencing a challenging birth motivated Gina to start a business that supports and empowers other women during their perinatal journey.
  • Becoming a doula and the roles and responsibilities involved in that role. 
  • The importance of exercise throughout pregnancy and common misconceptions and fears associated with lifting weights and core exercises during this period.
  • Postpartum fitness, including the timeline for returning to exercise and movement after baby is born.


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