Guideline #5 for Return to Fitness & Running Postpartum Part 2: Hip Adductors/Groin/Inner Thighs: Hip function is super important for core and pelvic floor function. We talked about the 6 hip rotators in Part 1 and today we address the Adductors (your inner thigh muscles) in Part 2. Did you know that the Adductors attach to the 2nd layer of your pelvic floor⁉️That means your inner thigh muscles are part of your Core! ️So check them out- Here’s a test for you: ...
Posted on 2018-12-03
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Posted on 2018-11-28
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Posted on 2018-11-25
Meet Nancy. She is > 60 years old and just won her age group at the Rock and Roll 1/2 marathon with a time of 2:02. And she did it without foot pain (plantar fasciitis) or Achilles/calf pain that had been bugging her x 2 years before she came to see us! Nancy works hard, she shows up and is consistent. And she’s getting pretty darn good at swinging kettlebells. One of the reasons why Nancy has been so successful is because in addition to one on one PT, she's been training with Victoria ...
Posted on 2018-10-24
“Should I do planks to strengthen my core if I have a diastasis?”-a question I was asked during our “Restore Your Core” workshop this weekend. It depends. How well do you perform the plank? Is there abdominal doming and bulging? Are you able to maintain good alignment? The picture shown demonstrates 3 common errors when performing the plank : 1) Inability to maintain 3 points of contact with dowel 2) Anterior pelvic tilt and/or lumbar spine extension 3) Poor neck/thoracic...
Posted on 2017-11-15