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Reverse Plank Exercise

“I really should be better at this,” I thought to myself while at a conference a few months ago. It was a conference for personal trainers and the presenter had asked us to do the reverse plank exercise.  I was partnered with a guy who did his first.  His reverse plank looked great. “Don’t expect ... Read More
 

Diastasis Recti Workout

So you’ve discovered you have a diastasis.  No matter if you’re a few weeks postpartum or a few years, there are exercises you can do to improve your abdominals.  A diastasis recti workout will be low intensity and fairly short. The most important thing to understand is that diastasis recti is a full body issue.  ... Read More
 

Importance of Scar Tissue Massage

I’ve reached a breaking point with the amount of clients I’ve seen with overactive scar tissue. If you’ve had surgery or have significant scars, you need to understand the importance of scar tissue massage. When you’ve had surgery, your brain sends loads of information to that area in order to heal.  That’s crucially important.  The ... Read More
 

Where Should I Feel This Exercise

Have you ever found yourself asking, “where should I feel this exercise?”  Or “what muscle is this exercise working?” Then when you get an answer, you definitely don’t feel it where you’re supposed to.  So what gives?! The video below explains what might be going on. *Hint: it has to do with underactive muscles. Where ... Read More
 

Stop Doing These Exercises

“Stop exercising.” That’s something you would never expect a personal trainer to say, right? But in some cases, this has been my advice to my clients. I would never tell my clients to stop exercising all together because there is an appropriate exercise option out there for everyone.  But the challenge is to make the ... Read More