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Diastasis Recti: TIPS

Diastasis Recti: TIPS

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Diastasis Recti: TIPS
  • Diastasis Recti: do you have an abdominal separation?

    Many moms experience postpartum body changes. One of these is an incredibly common condition called diastasis recti, which affects up to 45% of women six months postpartum. Diastasis recti abdominis is the separation of your abdominal muscles; it commonly occurs during pregnancy to make room for ...

  • What is Diastasis Recti (ab separation)?

    Many moms experience postpartum body changes. One of these is an incredibly common condition called diastasis recti, which affects up to 45% of women six months postpartum.

    Diastasis recti abdominis is the separation of your abdominal muscles; it commonly occurs during pregnancy to make room for...

  • Pregnancy: can I exercise with diastasis recti (ab separation)?

    Recent research shows up to 2/3 of women have a form of diastasis recti in the latter part of pregnancy. How can you safely exercise with this condition during pregnancy? As your uterus grows during pregnancy, organs in your body move to make room for it. As your uterus expands outward, it adds ...

  • Should I follow the Diastasis Recti Program?

    Many moms experience postpartum body changes. One of these is an incredibly common condition called diastasis recti, which affects up to 45% of women six months postpartum. Diastasis recti abdominis is the separation of your abdominal muscles; it commonly occurs during pregnancy to make room for ...

  • Tip: Diastasis Recti Do's and Don'ts

    If you are following our programs, all workouts are already modified for you! There is no universal list of don’ts in the diastasis recti world. But because it is usually the intra- abdominal pressure that causes the recti muscles to have a bigger gap between them, our direction is to stay away f...

  • Case Study: Diastasis Recti

    Meet Lisa, a mom of three with a 4-finger width diastasis (abdominal separation). Our core physical therapist performs a diastasis test and talks about how Lisa reduced her diastasis with specific core exercises. Video courtesy of the Moms Into Fitness Prenatal & Postnatal Instructor course.

  • How do I exercise with Diastasis Recti?

    An overview on diastasis recti, the research and how to exercise with a diastasis. Video courtesy of the Moms Into Fitness Prenatal & Postnatal Instructor Course.

  • Diastasis Recti: Adding a Wall Plank

    When is it safe to add a wall plank or plank to your routine? This video comes from our Diastasis Recti program.

  • Tip: Diastasis Recti Posture

    It sounds simple, but years of habit can take a bit to correct. In fact some studies show it takes thousands of repetitions to correct bad habits. We spend 12 hours a day upright, this is key time to keep your abdominal wall from being overstretched. With your feet parallel, stack your hip bone o...

  • Diastasis Recti: Self-Test

  • Pregnancy Diastasis Recti: Self-Test

    Diastasis recti abdominis is the separation of your abdominal muscles; it commonly occurs during pregnancy to make room for your growing baby, but it can cause issues after birth as well. Watch this self-test to determine if you should modify your workouts. Then use our Pregnancy Core Foundation ...