June 11, 2018

Your body has a lot going on after pregnancy. A weak core and pelvic floor creates a whole host of compensations in other parts of the body…weak glutes, tight hips, and a tight back, to name a few. When the core starts working it allows the back and hip muscles to stop...

June 11, 2018

Kegel exercises are simple clench-and-release exercises that you can do to make the muscles of your pelvic floor stronger. Your pelvis is the area between your hips that holds your reproductive organs.

The pelvic floor is really a series of muscles and tissues that form...

November 5, 2017

Our core consists of three layers of abdominals, along with multiple layers of back muscles, pelvic floor muscles, and hip stabilizers. Our deepest muscle is the transverse abdomins (TVA). It is our main core muscle; it stabilizes the spine, supports the organs, assist...

November 5, 2017

Yes, winter is approaching. But that’s no reason to stay inside for exercise.

Fitness experts and researchers are finding that outdoor workouts in cold weather offer unexpected benefits. For instance, increasing your exposure to sunlight may help fend off seasonal affec...

November 5, 2017

After pregnancy everyone talks about the mummy tummy, and in pretty much every postnatal class I get asked about Diastasis Recti. It is defined as a stretching/lengthening/weakening of not only the Linea Alba (as many are told) but the entire abdominal wall that occurs...

November 5, 2017

So, the 6-8-week GP check usually clears you to exercise. To exercise by which we mean? Run?

Running is a high impact exercise. The impact is transferred through your lower limbs to the pelvic floor and all the connective tissues and muscles of the abdominal wall. These...

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