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Running to the Core Podcast

Oct 15, 2018

When working with women with weak pelvic floor muscles or pelvic floor muscles that are not working well, the onset of fatigue can bring in a number of patterns that are not desirable in their training. These patterns can include breath holding or using accessory muscles.

It takes time for pelvic floor recovery post...

Oct 4, 2018

In talking about the ABC’s of the pelvic floor, the letter E is for Effort.

Many women put a lot of effort into their pelvic floor training, but for each client where are they putting their effort? 

Sometimes effort can go into using the wrong muscles, like the gluts, the adductors or the abdominal muscles.  It...

Sep 25, 2018

What direction does the pelvic floor go in when your client works their pelvic floor?

The answer is that it should lift, ie go up, when seen on real time ultrasound, but sometimes, it does the opposite, and goes down.

This can be unexpected, when a woman thinks that she is doing her exercises correctly, and then finds...

Sep 20, 2018

Podcast Interview with Bobbie Wright, Personal Trainer, Mandurah WA

Bobbie has been a Personal Trainer for 7 years and has worked with pregnant and postnatal mums throughout their journey. Now that she is pregnant herself, she shares some of her own early pregnancy experiences in working with her core and pelvic floor...

Sep 15, 2018

Podcast Interview part 4 with Elisa Bellairs, from Embraced Mama, Mandurah WA

Elisa is a personal trainer who coaches mums to restore and reclaim themselves after having children. In part 4 and the final part of this interview Elisa talks about bridging the gap between regular fitness programs and providing specific...