Are you fed up with Diastasis Recti (abdominal separation)? Good. Here's some incriminating facts and break-up advice. Incriminating information As I mentioned in this blog post, DR can occur in any phase of life due to physical forces causing our rectus abdominis (the six pack muscle) to stretch and separate down the middle - whether… Continue reading Splitting Up With Your Diastasis Recti
Postpartum: a part of life no one told you about.
Diastasis Recti (DR): Linear separation of the rectus abdominis ("six pack muscle"). Many mamas and those of us with very physically demanding jobs experience this and it's consequences, resulting in hernias, back pain, pelvic pain, poor pelvic floor muscle control leading to urinary and/or anal incontinence, weak abdominals, etc. There is a very straightforward exercise… Continue reading Diastasis Recti Remedy
The answer is, YES! You have a pelvic floor, or pelvic diaphragm, as some of the cool kids call it. Even you, men. Here is a very cut and dry picture of the female pelvic floor and lower abdominal viscera. Photo Cred: Vagiflex.com So what is the pelvic floor exactly? It is a group of muscles that… Continue reading What the heck is a pelvic floor and do I have one?