• Diastasis Recti
  • Kegels aren’t the catchall fix we’ve been sold. We need to retrain the brain!

    What if I told you that kegels alone aren’t always the answer for all your postpartum woes? I know, I know.  Your obstetrician said it would fix your leaking, pelvic pain, back pain, eliminate wrinkles and ward off gingivitis.  Yes, I am being snide, but the truth is the kegel has long been hailed by […]

  • Fitness
  • Monday Move: Swiss Ball Hyperextension

      Believe it or not, the hyperextension is one of my favorite core exercises. This exercise is typically viewed as an isolation exercise that targets the low back.  But guess what? Our transverse abdominis (those inner most abdominal muscles) wrap completely around the torso.  The hyperextension isn’t a one trick pony.  This movement targets the […]

  • Diastasis Recti
  • Why closing the gap isn’t the only factor in healing diastasis recti

      I get asked these two questions almost daily. “Have you closed your gap?” and “How do I close my gap?” My short answer is “sort of,” and “it doesn’t entirely matter.” Here is the longer answer… My experience in “healing” my core. You can read my more in-depth story here.  I started with a […]