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  • Diastasis Recti
  • Monday Move: Band Pull Apart

    This exercise gets a lot of credit for its benefits working the upper back and shoulder, but let’s not forget how effective it is at working the transverse abdominis–those inner most “corset-like” abs. A few things to remember on this exercise. You can adjust the resistance with the band you chose and/or where you hold […]

  • Diastasis Recti
  • Monday Move: Wall Plank

    I get asked with great frequency if planks are safe postpartum, while pregnant and/or with diastasis recti.  My answer is annoyingly vague.  Watch this to understand why.  If you can do a plank and maintain that tensile strength throughout the movement, then plank away.  However, if you are newly postpartum, pregnant and/or have diastasis recti, […]

  • Fitness
  • Home Workout–Total Body with Focus on Legs

    This at-home workout requires only dumbbells and a resistance band loop. Targets the core and legs. Great workout for moms with diastasis recti. Complete 3-5 rounds, or as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes. Modifications for diastasis recti and pelvic floor issues: For the skip in place exercise, you can sub controlled knee raises. […]