exercise Articles
The Ultimate Solution To Help Mothers Reconnect With Their Bodies And Rebuild Post-Baby Foundations
Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Wendy Powell,Postpartum Exercise Expert,Founder CEO of MuTu System This information relates to every woman who is having, has had, or will ever have a baby, who wants to regain full use and look of her beautiful pre-baby body who doesnt. Whether she has just had a baby, has te... Read more
No Sweat! Exercise Made Easy
Thursday, August 27th, 2015 by Lynn Jaffee
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If there were ever such a thing as a magic bullet to good health, it would probably be exercise. It keeps your heart and lungs healthy, lubricates your joints, decreases stress, lowers blood pressure, and acts like the fountain of youth as you get older. In Chinese medicine, good... Read more
8 Pregnancy Tips from a Pelvic Health Physical Therapist /Mom
Thursday, August 6th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine I recall being eight months pregnant treating other pregnant women or new moms. I would always hear, How are you still working full time on your feet I still think the most honest answer is, Pure luck. Every pregnancy is different, and there are a lot of thing... Read more
Gwyneth’s Goop and the Pelvic Floor: What They Missed
Thursday, July 30th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Last week, Gwyneth Paltrows popular newsletter featured an article on pelvic floor muscles, which prompted numerous emails and tweets in my direction. Apparently this is a topic that makes my friends and colleagues think of me. While pondering why everyon... Read more
Summer Edification, Gifted Ed in PA, ESEA, CCSS, More
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 by 76Trombones
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TIME FOR SUMMER SCHOOL For you, that is If you've never gotten around to an organized learning experience about advocating for your child, Wrightslaw's Summer School might be an opportunity for you. This year's six-part session is starting now. Wrightslaw promises, "You'll l... Read more
Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner! Proper Body Mechanics for Parents
Friday, May 29th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Melinda Fontaine, DPT Having a baby is like running a marathon with your pelvic floor and pelvic girdle muscles. Did you know that 65 of women who had low back or pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy reported persitent symptoms 14 months after delivery1 20 -70 of new moms exper... Read more
Gardening Ergonomics: Pull Those Weeds Without Pulling Your Back Out
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 by Carolyn Collman
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Now that Spring is here, many ofmy Monday aquatic therapy clients come to me complaining of aches and pains from a weekend of gardening. Ive found that gardenersare like artists in that they become so focused on their workthat they ignore their bodies and pay for it later. So for... Read more
Improve Your Fitness With Medicine Ball Exercises
Saturday, April 25th, 2015 by mike
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Medicine Ball Exercises To Improve Your Fitness If you are stuck in the same boring workout routine and are not seeing results, adding some medicine ball exercises just may be the spark you need to put that fire back into your exercise routine. A successful exercise regimen makes... Read more
Ending Kegel Confusion: Here’s What You Need to Know
Thursday, April 16th, 2015 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Allison Romero I recently had the opportunity to get together with a group of moms through the Holistic Moms Network HMN in Fremont, CA. I had put together a talk on what I thought were the most common issues moms of any age might be facing, but I wanted to spend some time ask... Read more
Thanking that I'm not Planking anymore!
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by despitelupus
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At the end of last year, November 7th, to be exact, I blogged about an exercise challenge that I'd heard about from one of my retailers. It was called the 30-Day Plank Challenge, and you can read about it here.I was excited to try it - it was supposed to work wonders on the abs, ... Read more
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