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Progressive Exercises for Post-Pregnancy

Nicole Nichols
Nicole Nichols
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As a Pilates instructor, I’ve worked with many women who wanted to regain strength and muscle tone after pregnancy. Some of them complained about abdominal pressure, pain or weakness even years after giving birth. Others returned to class with their ...
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How to Prevent Diastasis Recti (with Crunches)

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Diastasis recti abdominis (DRA) has become a hot topic as more and more women's fitness professionals advertise programs that promise to prevent or fix the condition. While it is a terrifying thought for most, DRA is a reality for up to 70% of pregnant ...
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Helping Moms (and Moms-To-Be) Keep it Strong: The Pelvic Floor

Tatum Rebelle 0
Maintaining a strong pelvic floor is vital during pregnancy, yet it remains a commonly overlooked and misunderstood component of most pre- and postnatal training programs. (It’s also something many of us shy away from talking about.)
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Exercise and Pregnancy: Women Taking the Lead in Their Workouts

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Exercise and Pregnancy? Yes! See the benefits of why they go together so well and exercise programming ideas for each trimester.
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Exercise and Pregnancy: Physiological Changes and Exercise Programming

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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So much happens to a woman’s body during the nine months of pregnancy (which is actually a 40 week countdown). We’ll look at some of the physiological changes that occur that fitness professionals should be aware of and how these can impact exercise ...
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