Pelvic Floor Weakness: Under or Over Active Muscles?

An extremely common issue for postpartum women is pelvic floor weakness. This is a main contributor to the common postpartum complaint of leaking pee. Jumping on the trampoline, sneezing, or even laughing can all cause urine leakage with a weak pelvic floor. So how do...

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Walking Alignment Tips For A Strong Core

  If you’ve suffered from pelvic floor issues or a lack of core strength, you may have already ditched your 3-mile run. But you shouldn’t give up on lacing up your shoes and getting out the door. Instead of running, try walking. Walking your former running route...

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Postpartum Crunches: When and How To Do Them Safely

If you’ve done any research on postpartum core strength or diastasis recti, you’ve likely seen conflicting information on crunches.  “Never do them again!” “They are the only/best way to heal your core!” Confusing, no?  Well, like most things in life, the answer to...

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Core Considerations for Pregnancy

One of the most frequent emails we receive is from expectant mothers asking how they can support their core before baby arrives. Whether you’ve had diastasis in a previous pregnancy that didn’t heal before becoming pregnant again, or are pregnant for the first time,...

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3 Simple Post-Baby Core Strengthening Exercises

Post-baby core-strengthening exercise need to be easy and approachable. Below, I list three of my favorite, easy, post-baby core strengthening moves. BONUS! the first two can be done immediately after your baby is born (as soon as you feel ready). These moves target...

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