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Hypertonic Pelvic Floor

We’ve been getting quite a few questions, about having a hypertonic pelvic floor. I think most of us tend to be a bit more familiar with having a weak pelvic floor, or maybe when we think about pelvic floor dysfunction, our mind tends to think about laxity, and often, we don’t think about the other side of the spectrum, which is having a hypertonic pelvic floor. Sometimes it’s also called…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

How To Improve Diastasis Recti and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Are you experiencing any of these symptoms associated with Diastasis Recti and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction? Urinary Incontinence (leaking urine with coughing, sneezing, jumping, exercise)  Pelvic Organ Prolapse  (vaginal heaviness, bulging)  Back Pain  Balance and Posture Concerns  Chest Pain  Recent Delivery (0-6 weeks)  Diastasis Recti (gap between your abdominals)  Bulging Tummy Click HERE to get the support you need! A recent study indicated that 32.6% of women had Diastasis Recti 12 months after delivery. Women…Read More

What Is Diastasis Recti?

I want to talk about something called diastasis recti, which is a totally crazy sounding word, I know. It’s something that a lot of women experience, especially post pregnancy, and nobody really talks about it. Diastasis simply means separation, and recti is referring to the rectus abdominis muscles that are in your abdominal cavity. Those muscles are held together by the linea alba.  After pregnancy often times those muscles will…Read More

Abs Core and Pelvic Floor

Every day women reach out to me when I share my struggle of battling my way back to fitness while being a mom.Funny enough, when I talk about the little things that embarrass me the most (like peeing my pants when I work out)I would get a flood of women saying “OMG, Natalie! Me too!” The problem is we all were experiencing and sharing the same struggle but nobody was…Read More