Posture

What Is Rib Flare and Why Should You Care? Rib flare is a term that is often thrown around in the rehab world. Understanding what it means and how you can fix it can go a long way toward better breathing, core strength, and overall posture. Rib flare can even play a role in neck, …

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Hannah is the mom of a 19-month-old boy and works full-time as a manager at a tech company. She loves books and learning, and before having her son, she enjoyed hiking, triathlons, and boot camp classes. She stayed active throughout her pregnancy and was cleared for exercise at six weeks postpartum. Unexpectedly, her bladder prolapsed …

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This video is a compilation of 9 posture tips to leave you feeling great after a trip in the car! Car Tip Tuesday Summary Find your headrest. Relax your shoulders, find the headrest with the back of your head and gently rest your head back. Even when things get stressful try to keep your head …

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There are 2 main types of tightness that I see in hip flexors. #1. The muscles are short and tight. #2. The muscles are actually long but feel tight. (Especially when you stand up.) Both types are trying to tell you that something needs to change in your body and both types feel like tight …

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A better question is should I run with a diastasis, and that answer is probably not in the beginning if it’s a fairly severe diastasis, and maybe if it’s mild — BUT before you get upset with my advice, let me explain the why and help you figure out how to run safely. In a …

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Running. One of those great activities that burns a ton of calories quickly, helps you get in shape fast, and does a great job at maintaining sanity. The unfortunate part is women often head out the door to run too soon post -baby, and when you couple that with poor running form, the risk of …

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You’re a mom, so the thought of having enough private time to pee and then blow your nose after you’re done probably doesn’t happen too often. Plus, since you’re a master at multi-tasking, I bet you opt to blow your nose while peeing–saves on time and you only have to wash your hands once–I get …

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A Closer Look at Diastasis Both of the following people did not have the abs they wanted despite doing abdominal exercises. Let’s take a deeper look into what causes a diastasis and why some people have the abs they want and others don’t. What is a diastasis? Read about it here in the full article. …

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If you have small kids or grandkids, then you know the “please hold me cry” is impossible to ignore! Don’t worry, there is a safe way to pick up and carry your child without killing your back and shoulder in the process. Welcome to the Tip of the Week! Each week in the MomFit Program …

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Sway Back: Why Your Anterior Tilt is Causing Your Back Pain Sway Back: How Your Anterior Tilt Can Cause Back Pain A sway back is when your back arches too much and your pelvis is stuck in a rocked forward position. This places the hamstrings in an over-lengthened position and often makes them feel tight …

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