MOUNTAIN MOM STRONG
So where to start you may ask? Read on to find out 6 steps I have my clients take to return to full activities.
So as you can see from my last post ( if you havn't read it yet, read it first) everything is interconnected, you can’t just learn how to do a couple of...
You may have had these visions of returning to your old workout plans and jumping back into your sports and activities you've always done, only to find out that your body has changed significantly and you need to rebuild your strength more than you thought you would have needed.
Where your air goes matters!!!
When you inhale the diaphragm should actively draw down, decreasing pressure above creating a vacuum so the lungs can fill with air and also increasing pressure below expanding the abdominal and pelvic floor.
If you breath all into your chest your diaphragm...
Running is a high impact sport placing a lot of demand on your body.
Running places 3 x your bodyweight on your pelvic floor, you absolutely want to train the pelvic floor first to manage the load it will experience when running.
The impact is also associated with a sudden rise in...
Relaxing the Pelvic Floor:
The pelvic floor is a web of muscles that acts as a sling, supporting your bladder, bowel and uterus. It is responsible for helping you control your bladder and bowel, and also plays a role in sex.
Many women experience pelvic floor issues, such as incontinence, as a...
Thoracic mobility is SOOOOO important. Without it your lumbar (low back) will compensate.
As a new mom we are put into positions to feed and care for our baby that restricts our thoracic spine. All the hunching forward rounds and stiffens the T-spine.
Those with a lack mobility through the...
THIS NOT THAT
How to Pick up your child with out throwing your back out!
I cringe when I see everyone, not just moms bend over to pick something up off the floor.
I just know that moms do this repeatedly, a million times a day. So how you move will affect your body, in the long run.
I hope this...
Poor breathing patterns, posture and trunk stability are frequently associated with musculoskeletal dysfunctions like low back pain.
The pelvic floor, TVA, and diaphragm are key to stabilizing your spine and maintaining good posture.
When the pelvic floor aligns with the diaphragm, we're creating...
Do you have “Mom butt”?
"MOM BUTT is a common postpartum posture where the butt is constantly clenched, to create stability compensating for lack of abs and strength in the pelvic floor.
When you clench the glutes the PF can't relax, and the PF needs to fully relax to be able to...
The awful HIP CARRY!
Glutes Glutes Glutes
“I’ve been told I need to strengthen my glutes, but they aren’t firing properly, I can’t get them to work!”
Does this sound like you?
I hear this all the time. Many individuals not just moms need to work on glutes.
1. Poor posture from...
Welcome to The "MOUNTAIN MOM STRONG BLOG"
I am excited to share with you "WHAT IT REALLY TAKES TO REGIAN YOUR STRENGTH POSTPARTUM". No BS, just what you really need to do and why?
At your 6 week check up, often you will be given the go ahead to return to activity and told to listen to...