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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 […]

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  • 5 Benefits of Resistance Bands

    In all my years playing various sports, doing Crossfit, and working out in the gym, I had never touched a resistance band. It wasn’t until I went to a pelvic floor physical therapist for my diastasis recti, an abdominal separation that leaves you with the obnoxiously coined “mommy tummy,” that I was acquainted with this […]

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  • 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. […]

  • Diastasis Recti
  • Monday Move: The Vacuum

    This one simple move can make such a difference in your core strength and appearance of your stomach after having kids!  Learning to properly engage your core is integral in all exercise and everyday life.  Unlike vacuuming your house only to have gold fish crumbs strewn moments later, the results from performing this vacuum are […]