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The Pelvic Floor & High Intensity Exercise

The Pelvic Floor&High Intensity Exercise

I love to do high impact/ high intensity exercise. It is no secret that I love running, jumping, and lifting heavy weights. Did you know that those factors alone place me in a higher risk category for pelvic floor dysfunction? You might be thinking.... well you lift weights, doesn't that make everything stronger?... Nope! We wouldn't expect our biceps to get stronger by doing more squats. Likewise ...[Read More]

What You Need To Know About Post-Baby Workouts

"Being a mom can do some seriously crazy things to your body. There’s lots of talk about “getting your body back” but very few resources to help you find the right way to do that. The sad fact is, the exercise routine you had before becoming a mom may not work on your post-baby body. Many of the exercises you used to do may actually do more harm than good." A blogger recently wrote a testimonial f ...[Read More]

Abs, Core, and Pelvic Floor

Abs, Core, and Pelvic Floor

So, this is something that is really embarrassing for me to talk about....but I know if I was struggling with it there are other women out there too just like I was. I had major incontinence issues after my kids were born. Any time I would do a high impact activity such as a workout that included a lot of jumping, or even coughing too hard, I would accidentally pee my pants a little (really embarr ...[Read More]

Abs, Core, and Pelvic Floor

Abs, Core, and Pelvic Floor

So, this is something that is really embarrassing for me to talk about....but I know if I was struggling with it there are other women out there too just like I was. I had major incontinence issues after my kids were born. Any time I would do a high impact activity such as a workout that included a lot of jumping, or even coughing too hard, I would accidentally pee my pants a little (really embarr ...[Read More]