Pregnancy Exercise Tips & Tools

Pregnancy Exercise Tips & Tools

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Pregnancy Exercise Tips & Tools
  • Pregnancy: Watch First

    Before beginning our pregnancy program, listen to these tips! And download your Pregnancy Exercise Guidelines.

  • Pregnancy Exercise Guidelines

  • Pregnancy Core Tutorial

    Watch this 3-minute video before performing the Pregnancy Core Foundation workout.

  • Pregnancy Core Foundation

    Your core is more than just your abs; it comprises all the muscles of your including the glutes. As the top of your pelvis tilts forward during pregnancy and your upper spine tends to round, use these foundation exercises to strengthen all of the muscles around the core. You will find a specific ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Tip: How do I know I need Physical Therapy?

    PT’s specialize in the musculoskeletal system and how it has to ALL work together for efficient and pain free motion. Our bodies are REALLY good at compensating, and it is so helpful to have someone who is skilled in finding those compensations, correcting them and showing you how to keep them fr...

  • Daily Tip: activating the deep Transverse Abs

    The secret to a healthy core!

  • Tip: Running and your Pelvic Floor

    Your core/trunk is a transfer station for everything that goes on in the body. Running dramatically increases the amount of force through the core, pelvic floor and legs. Starting running too soon can wreak havoc on your pelvic floor (PF). Its primary job is to keep that baby in and then
    afterwar...

  • 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...

  • Tip: Posture during and after pregnancy

    We exercise 20-45 minutes per day. But we stand or sit 12-16 HOURS per day. Your default posture in sitting and standing is one of the biggest components to your core health!

  • Tip: Lying on your Back during Pregnancy

  • Prenatal-and-Postnatal-Exercise-Guidelines.pdf

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