Dehydration & Diastasis: What You Need To Know

We all know that water and staying hydrated is important for your overall health and bodily functions.  But did you know it’s also a key component in helping you to heal abdominal separation?  If you’re healing a diastasis right now and this is all news to you then I encourage you to keep reading so that you can understand why! … Read More

4 Tips For Dealing With A Picky Eater

“I struggle with healthy snacking, especially having a picky 3-year old in the house.”   I receive messages like this in my inbox on the regular, so I thought it was time to share some tips on how to get your picky eaters (and you) to eat better foods and more of a variety of foods! I absolutely understand how … Read More

6 Tips For Walking Your Way To A Stronger Core

For new moms wanting to get back into cardio, one of the BEST activities you can do is walking because it increases circulation throughout the body which speeds up healing.  When done properly, it also helps to stretch your hips and strengthen your glutes (remember…glutes strength also contributes to pelvic floor health).  In fact, walking is great for everyone and … Read More

Which Exercises To Avoid After A C-Section

You’ve had your baby, you’ve been settling into your new routine and way of life, and now you’re ready to start moving your body more, carving out a little bit more of me-time for yourself, and returning to the fitness that you loved pre-pregnancy.  Kudos to you, Mama, because you deserve it, but let’s give you some guidelines to work … Read More

What You Need To Know About Returning To Exercise After A C-Section

When it comes to c-section recovery, the amount of solid and helpful information is seriously lacking!  And if you’re looking for the right kind of information regarding c-section exercises to heal and flatten your stomach…that’s even worse! Upon leaving the hospital, you’ll probably hear very general guidelines like try to limit the number of times you have to go up … Read More

5 Common Postpartum Issues…That Aren’t Normal!!

This week I spoke with a local moms’ group about several things you won’t hear at your 6 week check-up…but need to when it comes to healing your core postpartum.  I had such a great time sharing with these moms some tools they can implement immediately to kickstart better core and pelvic floor function as a mom, and one of … Read More

3 Myths About C-Sections That Need To Be Busted

C-section births are extremely common in many countries and continue to be on the rise especially in the US. What’s absolutely dumbfounding about all of this is that while the number of C-section births continue to rise, moms still continue to hardly be given any type of information about a C-section and the best procedures for healing from one! C-section … Read More

What To Do If You Pee When You Jump

Leaking while jumping rope…there’s still a lot of misinformation surrounding this topic.  Most women think that they just need to accept that they will always leak with jumping rope after having a baby, that there’s nothing they can do about it, or that having surgery to fix the issue will permanently repair it. First and foremost, please understand leaking during … Read More

“Activate Your Core!”…What Does That Even Mean?!?!

Activate your core! You hear this phrase all the time throughout various Yoga, Pilates, and strength training classes, but what exactly does it mean to activate your core? Well, it’s not exactly what you might think! Before we talk about activating, the first thing we need to do is really understand what makes up the core.  I know it sounds … Read More

Can I Run With Diastasis Recti?

I want to touch on the topic again of running postpartum, but especially as it pertains to running with a diastasis. Why?  Because running postpartum is a topic that I get asked about quite frequently from the women I work with and fellow postpartum moms because they believe that running is a ‘gentler’ way to start exercising again post birth, … Read More