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HOW STABILITY TRAINING BRIDGES THE GAP BETWEEN REHAB AND FITNESS

 

I've been working in fitness and rehabilitation for over 18 years.  I’ve trained athletes, post surgical patients, and general peeps doing all things active.

And across this...

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EXACTLY HOW TO ACTIVATE YOUR PELVIC FLOOR CORRECTLY (CAUTION – REAL TALK AHEAD)

 

 

So… not many of us therapists are willing to cover this info in a blog post – but I see so much confusion out there – from 95% of the women I work with – and...

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THE BEST AT HOME BUTT EXERCISE YOU CAN START DOING TODAY FOR YOUR PELVIC FLOOR AND CORE

 

 

The Gluteus Maximus is the largest muscle in our bottom, and is usually responsible for powerful movements like deep squats, and for speed (think sprints).

These glute muscles...

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WHY YOU NEED TO STRETCH THIS TINY MUSCLE BEFORE DOING ANY BUTT EXERCISES – AND HOW TO DO IT

 

The piriformis is a relatively small but strong muscle in the buttocks that, when too tight, can cause lower back pain, SIJ (sacroiliac joint) issues, and sciatica type symptoms.

 

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DRAM (DIASTASIS RECTI) – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

Abdominal Separation is known as DRAM, or Diastasis Recti. It refers to the stretching of the line of tissue (the linea alba) that runs down the centre of the rectus abdominis muscles...

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WHEN YOU SHOULDN’T BE PLANKING – MY TOP 5 PRECAUTIONS

 

The Plank Exercise – is it right for YOUR body?

 It’s the abdominal exercise that we see everywhere.  Good?  Bad?  Depends on who...

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5 things that make pelvic girdle pain worse

 

Pelvic Girdle Pain is usually experienced "at the back" which is commonly sacroiliac joint pain, and "at the front" which is usually pubic symphysis dysfunction.

As the pelvis becomes lax,...

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PELVIC GIRDLE PAIN – THE HOW, WHAT AND WHY OF IT

 

The super quick run down on pelvic girdle pain –

During pregnancy the surge of hormones causes the passive structures in our body to relax, in order to allow for birth.  ...

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3 types of exercise that can make abdominal separation worse

 

 

 

Most women think that abdominal separation is the splitting of the muscle at the front of the torso – that 6 pack muscle, the rectus abdominis.

This is really only half...

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3 exercise modifications to reduce sacroiliac joint pain

 

8 in 10 women are unaware that sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a leading cause of chronic lower back pain in women who have had children - even years later.

(2018 survey - SI Bone)

 

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