Diastasis Recti, Movement

Heal Your Diastasis with Butt Exercises

During my research of a diastasis, I discovered that proper glute function is a key element of healing a disastasis. At first, this seemed odd to me as a diastasis is on the front side of the body, and the glutes are on the backside of the body. Why would something on the back side… Continue reading Heal Your Diastasis with Butt Exercises

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Bent Knees, Straight Knees, Locked Knees – What?

I used to be a compulsive knee locker. I also used to be a compulsive knee bender. Does this confuse anyone else, or is it just me?  I thought that the way to prevent locking your knees was to softly bend your knees; however, I have discovered you can still lock the knee caps in… Continue reading Bent Knees, Straight Knees, Locked Knees – What?

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Why I Ditched Kegels

Pelvic floor health is something I have had a passion for ever since the birth of my first child. After my daughter's birth, my pelvic floor was just not the same. Jumping and trampolines made me nervous. At my post-natal follow up, I found I had a cystocele, which is a slight drop of the… Continue reading Why I Ditched Kegels

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How to Align Your Shoulders

In the yoga world I hear these words a lot, "draw your shoulders down and back." The cue is meant to help align people's shoulders but what I have seen in bodies is that it causes people to excessively pull their shoulder blades back and also causes them to push their ribs forward. If you… Continue reading How to Align Your Shoulders

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How do I know I have a Diastasis Recti?

Checking yourself for a diastasis recti is very helpful in understanding how to create a healthy movement lifestyle. Take a couple of minutes to find out if you have a diastasis recti now. https://youtu.be/KdmIpQ5pcrk Additional Resources: Learn more about my diastasis journey. Build a butt to help with a diastasis. Check out our diastasis safe… Continue reading How do I know I have a Diastasis Recti?

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Rock Advent Challenge

During the month of December, Nutritious Movement did a Rock Advent countdown.  The following posts were featured on my Instagram feed.  Each day showcases a different movement to get you moving.  Many of the movements include the use of a chair to make the movements more accessible. However, you can do the same movements without… Continue reading Rock Advent Challenge