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Conquer The Day

Jan 11, 2022

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • All about pre and post natal fitness, nutrition, and health.
  • The biggest misconceptions around pregnancy and postpartum.
  • How to train and strengthen your body during pregnancy.
  • How to build your body back up and what to expect from your body postpartum.


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Instagram | @raygobomb

Facebook | @lindseyrago


Connect with Brian Pickowicz 

Instagram | @brianpickowicz

Show Notes:

Are you worried about your health during your pregnancy? Our guest today is Sara Pascale, pre and post natal fitness and health guru, and she’s here to take those worries away! This episode, you’ll learn all about fitness, health, and nutrition for your pregnancy and postpartum seasons. If you’re preparing for little ones of your own but want to stay conscious of your health during pregnancy, we’ve got you covered. We’ll be debunking common misconceptions surrounding pregnancy and postpartum before diving into the exercises and training tips you should know about. Find out how you can start creating a healthier you for a healthier pregnancy!

01:25 Meet guest Sara Pascale, personal trainer and nutrition coach!

03:30 When did you start focusing on fitness and health?

06:50 What was your approach to your first pregnancy?

11:50 What was the biggest thing you learned about fitness between your first and your fourth pregnancy?

13:40 How about nutrition?

15:55 What is gestational diabetes and preeclampsia?

17:45 What is the usual range of weight gain during pregnancy?

21:20 The nutritional mindset of “eating for two”.

22:35 What are common misconceptions surrounding pregnancy?

26:05 How do you suggest someone approach and prepare for pregnancy?

29:25 The best exercises to strengthen your body.

32:20 Are there limits around pregnancy?

37:20 What are some misconceptions around postpartum?

42:40 Where does the six week idea come from?

44:00 What should someone expect from their body postpartum?

46:55 Dealing with body image during pregnancy.

50:05 How do you empower other women?

54:20 What would you suggest someone say or do to support their partner going through pregnancy?

54:50 What is your favorite book?

55:05 What is your paradise?

55:35 What is one piece of advice you would give to yourself 10 years from now?

56:45 What do you need to do to conquer your day?