Today I am speaking with Kelli Berger and Lindsay Platky of SLAM MOMS (Sweat Like A Mother), a group dedicated to bringing women together, not as mom, but as athletes. They have affiliates located all over the U.S., as well as international affiliates. They also offer virtual training so no one is left out! SLAM MOMS puts communication at the forefront to leverage group fitness as a cost-effective and motivational way to help moms as athletes.
They have so much to share from their perspective of moms, military moms, and trainers. You don’t want to miss this interview!
We talk about:
-the genesis of SLAM DC Area
-using empathy to connect with moms
-working with what insurance covers
-being a military mom
-benefits of group fitness
-establishing open communication
-improving your warm up
-troubleshooting when the unexpected happens
3:26 Expectations versus reality of training postpartum women
7:30 dealing with what insurance covers
11:05 most difficult challenge about the group setting
14:00 adapting to the needs of all athletes
16:40 experience with the R2RPRO course
18:55 focusing on the warm up
20:00 using screenings as a guidelines and not rules
25:18 biggest dive for trainers working with postpartum moms
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IG DC Area: https://www.instagram.com/s.l.a.m.dc/
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