How to tell if you have a Diastasis Recti and exercises to repair it

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Sometimes even the most cautious mothers can get a diastasis recti. Some people believe it’s out of our control. If you are still trying to get rid of your baby bump and it’s been awhile and you don’t have any “weight” to lose, you may have one. Here is how to check to see if […]

4th Trimester Update

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They say the first 12-13 weeks after a baby is born is called the 4th trimester. The baby is still an extension of you as they adjust to the world outside of the womb. There is a lot of change and development going on here for both mom and baby. More importantly though, if you […]

10 minute Postpartum Abs Workout – Diastasis Recti Friendly

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This workout for the most part is safe to do if you have a diastasis recti! I would modify the plank and do one from your knees or simply do a reverse plank which essentially is like bridge with hands underneath shoulders and your body is parallel to the floor from your shoulders to your […]

Why I’m Done Doing Planks This Pregnancy

Doing a plank during pregnancy is a controversial topic whether you know it or not. There is a lot of disagreement and misinformation on the internet and even in doctor’s office. I have had at least 5 women tell me that their doctors told them to continue doing crunches throughout their pregnancies. I don’t even like […]

VIDEO: Postpartum Ab Workout, 7-Minutes

It wasn’t easy and I really had to push myself hard to get back my abs postpartum. I hear after your second baby, it’s an entirely different story challenge. I was pretty paranoid about developing diastasis recti, which is essentially when your abdominals separate down the middle. I had strong abs before getting pregnant and continued to […]

5 Ab Exercises To Do Post Pregnancy

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Diastasis Recti. If you have never been pregnant, you probably are not familiar with the term. If you have children, there is a chance you’re not familiar with it either. Essentially, it is when your belly sticks out because the space between your left and right abdominal muscles has widened often due to pregnancy. The […]

Week in Workouts: Breastfeeding and Running Success!

I took your advice on running while breastfeeding and it paid off! On Saturday, I successfully ran 4.5 miles pain free. Here is what I did: I fed Tommy when I first woke up and then pumped afterwards what was left. I put on my new Juno bra from Moving Comfort. This wasn’t sent to […]