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Exercises to AVOID if you have Diastasis Recti (and crunches are one of them!)

Today, I am going to talk about the things that we want to avoid if you have symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction or diastasis recti. The first one is the front plank. In this position, there’s a lot of pressure that’s pressed down on the muscles at the abdominal wall. Especially if those muscles are weak or have a lot of separation, it’s going to make that problem worse. The…Read More

4 Tips To Make Your Fitness A Priority While Connecting With Your Kids- Guest Blogger

Gill Hill is a Scot who currently lives in Boise, Idaho, with her husband and two boys who, despite her best efforts, do not sound remotely Scottish. She is a part-time freelance writer and blogs at Outdoors Mama and can be found on Instagram at outdoorsmamablog. The rest of the time she can be found biking, skiing, hiking, and generally involving her kids in as much outdoors fun and nonsense…Read More

A Healthy Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery

Baby Bump: The Modern Mom’s Guide To Pregnancy and Recovery Keep reading if you want: A healthy pregnancy, birth and recovery after baby arrives To learn how to cope emotionally with your changing baby To know how to maintain a healthy weight gain during pregnancy All 4 trimesters worth of workouts and guidance on how to workout during pregnancy Access to an evidence based approach to training during pregnancy A…Read More

Can I Do The Abs, Core and Pelvic Floor Program While Pregnant

One of the most common questions we’re getting is, “Can you do this program while you’re pregnant,” or, “What parts of the program should you do while you’re pregnant?”   That’s a great question. There are some things that you want to focus on. If you have been active, especially up to pregnancy, you really can safely continue in that activity level. Obviously, there will be some modifications and changes.…Read More

Crockpot Banana Foster

This is a fun and super easy dessert recipe that is fun to make when you have friends over! My kids don’t love the rum flavor in this crockpot banana foster recipe, but it’s a huge home run around adults. What you’ll need: » ½ cup Splenda brown sugar (packed) » 3 Tbsp butter » ¼ cup light coconut milk » ⅛ cup dark rum » 1 cup fresh pineapple,…Read More