Truly. If you can master this, it will not only increase your core strength, improve the brain body connection but also help you do the rest of your core exercises properly to get results.
And if you have diastasis recti, this is the first thing you need to work on!
This is also great to do while pregnant, since it not only helps prepare for you labor but gives your core a workout without having to move much – if lying down is tough try doing this standing against a wall instead.
The diaphragm is a key muscle when it comes to core strength as it forms the top layer of your ‘core’ … think of it as the lid on top of the box. If this isn’t working properly then nothing else will work quite right either.