Know About Abs Core and Pelvic Floor to See Progress


There is so much misinformation about the abs, the core and the pelvic floor that people have a lot of misconceptions about these areas. At the same time, the middle part is one of the most unloved parts of the body among people. People constantly come to me looking for ways to tone your abdomen and lose weight.

In Today’s episode of the balanced Life podcast, I will solve common misconceptions about the abs, the core and the pelvic floor, you will learn the muscle groups that make up your core, what you should do to tone your abdomen and what you can do for pelvic floor problems such as pain and incontinence.

So many people have been waiting for an episode on the topic, so feel free to click Play and share with a friend.

You’ll want to listen to this episode if you’re interested…
How to increase strength in the midsection [3:32]
Understanding the Abdominal Separation [7:22]
How to flatten your belly [14:35]
The Pelvic Floor [22: 33]

Understanding the Abdominal separation

Diastasis recti is a common problem that women face. This frequent abdominal separation occurs during pregnancy so that the abdominal muscles can move apart to make room for the expanding abdomen. While the beauty of the conception of the human body allows the emergence of a new life, the side effect often displeases mothers. Since the connective tissue of the Linea alba often has difficulty reconnecting, you can have a dog before difficult to lose weight.

If you are not sure if you have a Diastasis recti, watch my video on Instagram to see how to check it. It is important to understand whether you have it or not, because many common abdominal exercises such as sit-ups can actually make the situation worse. The healing of Diastasis recti can be done by yourself; however, in some severe matters, the help of a physiotherapist may be necessary.

How to increase strength in the midsection and smooth your belly

One of the most common questions I get is how do I flatten my belly?

A strong core means working out all the muscles that connect to the pelvis. All the core muscles are anchored in the pelvis, so it is important not to focus only on the abs to work the entire core.

If you are a member of Lindywell, you already know that at Pilates we don’t do sit-ups, but we focus on core strength. Pilates work deepens your core muscle strength through slow, concentrated and precise movements. This deep and intentional work affects your entire body and even affects the rest of your life, which results in better posture and better daily function.

It is important to remember that Exercise alone will not help flatten your belly. A healthy and balanced diet plays a big role. Check out our healthy and tasty recipes created by nutritionists in the application.

How to work through pelvic floor problems

Many women silently suffer from their pelvic floor problems. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles in your pelvis that support your organs. Since a healthy muscle must be able to tone and relax, it is important to avoid exercises that focus only on toning the muscles. They must be able to detach to function properly.

Pilates is one of the best kept secrets of pelvic floor health. Lindywell is full of workouts that strengthen your core and the strength of your pelvic floor. Develop your strength and movement with our pelvic floor exercises. If you’re not a member yet, you can even check out one of my pelvic floor exercises on YouTube.

I hope you learned a lot from this episode. If so, please leave a 5-star rating for your favorite Podcast app.

Resources and people mentioned

Episode 53 – the important link between breathing and posture
My pelvic floor workout on YouTube
Blog post – what is pelvic floor dysfunction and Could you have it?

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