Friday Fit Tip 1: Belly Breathing and Sternum Lifting

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Stress-relief exercises in survival mode

Momma Strong founder Courtney Wyckoff will be here once a week for the Friday Fit Tip series. In each tip, she helps us discover real ways to create strength within the Solo-Mom experience. She views fitness through a unique lens by focusing on attaining an adventurous life and building physical and emotional resilience. Join in as she teaches us how to feel our best despite a lack of sleep or high level of stress—in other words, when we’re in survival mode.

Fit Tip 1: Stress-relief exercises in survival mode

In this Fit Tip, Momma Strong founder Courtney Wyckoff leads us through two easy techniques—belly breathing and sternum lifting—to reduce stress by communicating resiliency to the nervous system. No equipment needed or extra time required.

Courtney Wyckoff is a certified personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist, with 14 years of experience in the fields of fitness, nutrition, and injury prevention/treatment. She has been working exclusively with pre- and postnatal women for the last eight years, developing intelligent strength-training programs that meet mothers where they are. Learn more about her at Momma Strong.

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