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@jgraygymnastics is now about 5 months postpartum and progressing nicely! This is an advanced version of deadbug exercise and is a killer abs workout! It may not look that hard but the harder you push into the wall, the more tension you’ll feel in your core.It’s important to: Keep the ribs down Spine neutral (don’t let your low back arch from the floor)Breathe (don’t hold breath or bear down into your pelvic floor) Only lower your leg down as low as you ...
Posted on 2020-02-15
@jgraygymnastics doing her core rehab exercises ~4 months postpartum!Head to our Youtube if you wanna hear the cues....the breathing and timing of her pelvic floor is important here. The diaphragm is a core muscle and plays a major role in regulating intra-abdominal pressure (translation: DON’T hold your breath or the pressure in your stomach will likely push down into your pelvic floor or out through the belly) Since doming or pushing the belly out is generally not what we want if ...
Posted on 2020-02-01
The client in this video is actually an OB/GYN doctor who came to see us for a consult on her hernia, and gave us permission to post this for educational purposes.She’s been exercising and running but unhappy with how her abdomen looks despite all the work she’s been putting in.She’s been working out with a local “boot camp” gym but the womenshealth issues and really didn’t scale or modify the exercises for her. .As a result, she’s been doing planks , ...
Posted on 2020-01-30
This video was taken from our last Core & Pelvic Floor ReBoot Camp a few weeks ago. This lovely lady is about 2 months postpartum and recently had her 3rd baby. This is the 3rd time she’s taken Victoria Liu’s workshop and she’s happy to report that this pregnancy recovery has been the easiest because “THIS time I knew what to do and what to watch out for”. Check out how nicely she’s able to control her core, equalize abdominal pressure and maintain her &ld...
Posted on 2019-04-29
Here’s a snippet from our Core & Pelvic Floor ReBoot Camp Workshop: Victoria Liu is assessing the 3 layers of this client’s C-section Scar. The video skips the 2nd layer for brevity but that actually reproduced Back Pain! Clinically, we sometimes see a direct correlation between the scar and back pain and other times, it’s indirect. For example, we had another client who had significant tension throughout the entire front side of her Left Leg. That Quadriceps...
Posted on 2019-03-27
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