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Diastasis Rectus – Navigating the Ins & Outs: Part 3 – Preventing & Treating a DRA

This blog was adapted from its original post on https://drlaurenkeller.com by the author. Now that we know what diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) is and the causes of DRA, it’s important to understand how DRA affects us and what we need to know before returning to the gym, studio, or running. …

Must I pee when I sneeze?

This blog was originally posted on drlaurenkeller.com and has be adapted by the author for this website.   Must I pee when I sneeze? We know that abdominal bracing and diaphragmatic breathing  is beneficial to core strength and stability because “as one inhales, the diaphragm moves downward in unison with …

For the Love of All Things Good, Stop Sucking In

This blog was originally posted on drlaurenkeller.com and has be adapted by the author for this website. Two weeks ago NPR posted an article on how to quickly fix “Mummy Tummy” (what they actually meant was diastasis recti) in 10 minutes a day.  There have been a lot of quick …

Summer Webinar Series- Awaken Your Core

  This is the first of our summer webinar series. We will have a free webinar the first Monday or Tuesday of each month at 5pm PST. Each webinar will be lead by a member of the BIRTHFIT tribe, no more than 60 minutes, and plenty of room for Q/A. The …

Top 4 Reasons to Schedule a Consult with our Core and Pelvic Floor Docs- Dr. Erica and Dr. Lauren

Maybe you’re not peeing your pants – yay! Maybe you don’t have diastasis recti – hooray! Maybe you are completely comfortable with your workouts and activities of daily living – excellent! But I guarantee you that a 20 minute session with Dr. Erica Boland of BIRTHFIT Wisconsin or Dr. Lauren Keller …

BIRTHFIT Podcast: BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar Venice, CA (Our First Seminar)

  BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 52: BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar Venice, CA    [0:00:00]   Lindsey: All right, guys. Thanks to our sponsors, Original Nutritionals. Our friends at Original are on a mission with us to walk the walk when it comes to human betterment. They have created a brand founded on …

BIRTHFIT Testimonial: A Mindset Shift for a Mom 12 Months Postpartum

Your 2017 Regional Directors

  BIRTHFIT Regional Directors  I am beyond excited to announce your 2017 Regional Directors. This is a group of women that lead from the front and operate from a place of integrity as well of love. This is a group women, mothers, coaches, captains, doulas, acupuncturists, and doctors of chiropractic …

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: Filling The Gap Part 3

DIASTASIS RECTUS ABDOMINIS: FILLING THE GAP Part 3   This final post in the three part blog series will help you bring everything together and allow you to move forward with training. With a strong core, you will be able to effectively and efficiently transfer load. Obviously when I mention …

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: Filling the Gap Part 1

DIASTASIS RECTUS ABDOMINIS: FILLING THE GAP Part 1 What and Why of Diastasis Recti As I search the Internet and question colleagues, hungry for more information, what I actually learn is that we have a problem. The problem is the large gap; both figuratively and literally speaking. The gap in …