Should we ditch kegels and use squatting instead for pelvic floor rehab? Yes and no is the simple answer. Do we squat much during our day for a start? Well yes we actually do - every time we get up and down off the floor or a chair we are doing a 'mini' squat. And … Continue reading What you need to know about squats for pelvic floor rehab
Now so many people are working from home I had a request to advise on a working from home set up and best posture. If you generally find you are suffering from stiff neck, sore shoulders, back pain, tired wrists, foggy head and headaches then a dynamic workstation is essential. (It's important to prevent these … Continue reading Home Office Set Up – The Movement Friendly Way
With the worry of quarantine hanging over our heads and the possibility of school closures imminent I thought I would bring together some fun movement options that the whole family can get involved in - then instead of bouncing off the walls and getting under each others skin you can create some fun movement sessions … Continue reading Stuck at home with the kids? Here’s how to get some fun movement in to your day.
We’re certainly lead to believe it does, which is why kegels, those squeeze and release exercises, are taught in virtually every pregnancy fitness or exercise class. But they could actually be putting you at more risk of developing incontinence and prolapse issues that preventing them. Really, it is the postural, lifestyle and movement habits that … Continue reading Does pregnancy Cause pelvic floor problems?
If you’ve read that you need to be doing kegels to strengthen your pelvic floor ready for birth you may be surprised to hear that kegels (squeeze and release exercise) are not a main feature of my pregnancy movement classes. Your pelvic floor needs to be able to yield so it can carry the added … Continue reading How to prepare your pelvic floor for birth