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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 5 Reasons to Schedule a Consult with Dr. Erica

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 phone call with Dr. Erica Boland of BIRTHFIT Wisconsin will change …

BIRTHFIT Podcast: BIRTHFIT Coach Seminar Venice, CA Show Notes

  Episode_52: The 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 pure basic …

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

Too Much Fitness!(?)

  When I hear something more than once, I make a note. When I hear something more than a dozen times, then it’s time to discuss.   “Your pelvic floor was too tight…you are too fit to have a vaginal birth.” “Your baby is breech because you are too fit.” …

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 2

  As discussed in Part 1 of the DRA blog series, in order to understand how to heal diastasis and properly train the core, we need to understand how our bodies were made to function in the first place. Babies are born with immature motor patterns. You will notice newborns …

March 2016: Postpartum Programming Day 1

Welcome to our postpartum online programming! We like to call this phase the QUEEN IN TRAINING. For a lot of you this is the immediate fourth trimester and you just had a baby. (P.S. Congratulations!) For a few of you, this is your first step towards intentional movement and exercise …