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Pregnancy & Postpartum

Looking for some postpartum-friendly core exercises?

These build on the breathing exercises we talked about yesterday and will help you regain strength and coordination in your core and pelvic floor. I posted these in order of difficulty so work your way through the series. 👉 3 sets of 10 of each. 1️⃣ Belly breathing with ball squeeze2️⃣ Bird dog with ball3️⃣ …

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One of the things my postpartum clients complain about often is hamstring tightness or decreased flexibility after pregnancy…

This week we are chatting about hamstring stretches, sciatica and the best way to figure out how to address it.🤛 When we are pregnant we are ultra flexible, but as relaxin starts to leave the body, our muscles, ligaments and joints may tighten up leading to new aches and pains that you never had before. …

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If you are overwhelmed by all the rules around exercise during pregnancy, you are not alone. 🤯

The guidelines around exercise during pregnancy have changed quite a bit over the past decade and birth professionals now encourage exercise in healthy pregnancies. So what does this mean for you? ⤵️ If you have an uncomplicated pregnancy and have been cleared for exercise by your healthcare provider there are many things you can do …

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Do you stand with your back arched? This may be affecting Core Recovery Postpartum…

Does this resonate? 🤔 I see this alot with my postpartum clients. Our body gets so used to standing with our bellies out while we are pregnant that our muscles and nervous system start to adapt. It can be a hard habit to break afterwards (and there’s a good chance you were already doing it …

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Serratus Anterior Muscle – Why Do We Need to Strengthen This During Pregnancy and Postpartum?

Guess what…taking care of a baby is hard work, and requires a ton of holding, lifting, and reaching. This can result in tightness through the neck and chest, and pain through the upper back.Do you get….Numb arms?Deep pain behind your shoulder blade?Neck pain?Feel like you’re having a hard time ‘pulling your shoulders’ back and engaging …

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