Video: Pelvic Floor Friendly Jumping Jack Modifications

I’m a huge advocate of exercise modification to protect a weakened pelvic floor. For some unknown reason, most of the postnatal stroller classes I attended always had us warm-up with jumping jacks. Were the instructors trying to make moms pee themselves? Even if you don’t suffer from pelvic floor disorder, straight leg landing is hard … Continue reading Video: Pelvic Floor Friendly Jumping Jack Modifications

Video of a Simple Postpartum Exercise I Did as Soon as I Got Home from the Hospital

During the nesting phase for my third child, I cleaned, labeled every shelf of the fridge, and created a 16 week DAY BY DAY postnatal exercise plan. That may have been insane, but I actually followed most of it (the fridge labels, however, did not last). In the hospital I did lots of diaphragmatic breathing … Continue reading Video of a Simple Postpartum Exercise I Did as Soon as I Got Home from the Hospital