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Heaven for alignment junkies: Load Bearing 101: Lessons From Katy Bowman in How to Hold Your Own Weight

The way we carry our bodies plays a critical role in our ability to lift heavier loads and move without pain. Here are 3 lessons I learned recently at a workshop with biomechanist Katy Bowman.

psoas lunge. If you sit a lot, your psoas is shorter than it should be. Do this. keep pelvis neutral. Don't tip it in effort to stretch further forward.

psoas lunge - vertical shin, neutral pelvis, ribs do not thrust, back does not arch

Step A: Lie on your back with your knees bent, feet flat on the ground and arms at your sides. Take a deep breath and pull your belly button in. Step B: As you exhale, slowly tip your pelvis up so that your upper body forms a straight line from your knees to your shoulders, as shown. Hold for two beats; take another deep breath, then exhale and slowly roll back down.

3 Abs Exercises Designed to Shrink Your Post-Baby Belly

Diastysis recti Step B: As you exhale, slowly tip your pelvis up so that your upper body forms a straight line from your knees to your shoulders, as shown. Hold for two beats; take another deep breath, then exhale and slowly roll back down.

What is Restorative Exercise™? Restorative Exercise™ (RE) is a movement program designed to restore health through restoring optimal skeletal alignment.  Many of our  common diseases have mechanica...

What is Restorative Exercise™? Restorative Exercise™ (RE) is a movement program designed to restore health through restoring optimal skeletal alignment. Many of our common diseases have mechanica...

Alignment Monkey | Breathing Mechanics and The Colon 2 good short videos explaining internal pressure

Under Pressure (Part – On intra-abdominal pressure & how to relieve it with proper alignment & breathing

While a low-tech tool, foam rollers are very effective at optimizing range of motion as part of exercise warm-up.\ufffd _Foam rolling is great, although it can hurt like heck,_ says Duane C. Button, an assistant professor of exercise science at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada. #weightlosstips

While a low-tech tool, foam rollers are also very effective at optimizing range of motion as part of exercise warm-up.

Lindsay Brin - a blog from founder of Moms Into Fitness, Inc.  Great videos and posts about postnatal recovery

Post-Pregnancy weight loss recipes from Lindsay Brin

Postpartum Fitness: A Postpartum Workout to Heal Diastasis Recti and Incontinence

Postpartum Fitness: A Postpartum Workout to Heal Diastasis Recti and Incontinence

Postpartum Fitness: A Postpartum Workout to Heal Diastasis Recti and Incontinence. Such an easy postpartum workout you can do at home!

posture and alignment info from the great "Katy Says" blog: Diastasis Recti

Your posture and alignment can support your body function or contribute to issues like pelvic floor dysfunction, diastasis recti, pregnancy back pain and more. Katy Bowman shares tips for improving your alignment.

Did you just give birth recently and you still look pregnant with a noticeable pooch? You might have a common, painless condition called Diastasis Recti. Diastasis recti is a thinning of the tissue th

The Complete Guide to Getting Rid of Diastasis Recti (Diary of a Fit Mommy)

Did you just give birth recently and you still look pregnant with a noticeable pooch? You might have a common, painless condition called Diastasis Recti. Diastasis recti is a thinning of the tissue th

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