Guideline #5 Return to Exercise & Running After Giving Birth: Mind Your Hips Part 1

Guideline #5 for Return to Fitness & Running 🏃‍♀️Postpartum: Mind your Hips Part 1 (Hip Rotators). These 6 muscles help keep your hips & pelvis stable. 1 of them is also part of your pelvic floor❗️👉You’ll want to check BOTH your hip mobility as well as your hip muscle control. This 1st video shows a good test for your hip mobility. 👉Can you sit in this position comfortably? Is it equal side to side or is 1 hip higher than the other?

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The next test: “modified pigeon”. Pit your leg up on a bench or elevated surface and Lean forward-note whether the 2 sides feel similar or if they’re drastically different❓

❇️Next video shows Victoria teaching a patient with prolapse and diastasis recti how to control her spine while strengthening her hip rotator muscles:

❇️If you don’t do so well on the “self-tests”, reach out with your questions OR Wanna join our next Core & Pelvic Floor ReBoot Camp in January 2019? Feel free to call us at 925-222-5446 or email us ar  Makes a great X’mas present 🎁 for someone who needs to rebuild their core/pelvic floor and get back to fitness❗️#corerehab #pelvicfloor #postpartumfitness #postpartum #postpartumrunning #hipmobility #mobility #hipstability #prolapse #stressincontinence #hipsdontlie