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Diastasis Recti Modifications for 21 Day Fix

Fitness - Diastasis Recti August 22, 2017
21 Day Fix Diastasis Recti Modifications

  Did you know 1 in 3 moms has diastasis recti? This separation of the abdominal muscles can cause pain, weakness, and put you at a much higher risk of injury when exercising. If you are doing the 21 Day Fix, make sure to check to see if you have diastasis recti before you begin. Click here to find out how to check yourself for diastasis recti. If you do…

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How to Safely do Crunches when you have Diastasis Recti

Fitness, Fitness - Diastasis Recti, Fitness - Workouts October 15, 2015

The first time I ever blogged about diastasis recti, I could have sworn to you that I would never do a typical crunch exercise again. With all the work I have put into closing my abdominal gap with the MuTu System, I wasn’t about to muck it all up with crunches. But a funny thing happened when I committed to training my core the right way: I learned how understand…

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Fix Diastasis Recti – 5 Things you can do RIGHT NOW

Fitness, Fitness - Ab & Core Exercises, Fitness - Diastasis Recti, Fitness - Workouts August 25, 2015

How can I safely fix diastasis recti with exercise? Can I really close my gap without surgery? What if it’s been years since I had a baby? These are just some of the questions I get on a regular basis from readers about diastasis recti. Wendy Powell from MuTu System, always generous with her time and resources, has answered hundreds of comments from y’all, and is also a frequent contributor…

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5 Mom Posture Tips (for your tummy and pelvic floor)

Fitness, Fitness - Ab & Core Exercises, Fitness - Diastasis Recti December 10, 2014

I used to have horrible mom posture. My head entered the room before my body did. My butt was tucked under, and I was almost bent in half most of the time. Bad posture was literally a pain in the neck. And head, and back, and hips… Nothing I tried helped much. I just couldn’t figure out how to train my body to be tall and comfortable. Until Wendy.  I think…

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Diastasis Recti Exercises That Work

Fitness, Fitness - Diastasis Recti October 21, 2014
Diastasis Recti Exercises that work

As moms, we can be hard on ourselves, can’t we? Just think of the last time you referred to yourself as not enough. Not skinny enough, not tough enough, not _____ enough. (Fill in the blank.) So when we decide to take our health in our hands, to lose the baby weight, to get strong, to fix a diastasis, the last thing we need is a trainer who makes us feel…

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Whole 30 and Homeschool

Celiac Disease, Life, Uncategorized September 15, 2014

Today we start a new Whole 30 challenge which requires lots of planning, grocery shopping, cooking, and organizing. Oh, and we start homeschool too. We are nothing short of overachievers around here. (Send help.) I’ll be doing the modified low-FODMAP plan, and I guess that means Jeff will be too since I’m the one who does most of the cooking around here. While I don’t know if the Whole 30…

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How to do pelvic floor exercises

Fitness, Fitness - Ab & Core Exercises, Fitness - Diastasis Recti June 26, 2014

The following is a special post just for women from contributor Wendy Powell of MuTu System. Boys, avert your eyes until next time… Doing pelvic floor exercises is one of those things we‘re just supposed to know how to do. Midwives, health professionals, doctors and fitness instructors ask “You are doing your pelvic floor exercise aren’t you?” and we’ll nod emphatically, whilst clenching our undercarriage like crazy to make up for…

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