Three Mistakes Fitness Professionals Make that Permit or Even Cause Diastasis Recti Written By: James Goodlatte

Fitness professionals have a unique opportunity to either heal or further worsen Diastasis Recti in their pregnant or postpartum clients.  Although “core” is now a staple fitness topic of the new century, appropriate application in fitness arenas can be lacking.  Lack of knowledge about deep core inner unit mechanics often means exercises that are classically […]

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“The Birth Marathon” Bonnie’s Birth Story

When my first daughter was born, I wasn’t prepared.  While it’s fair to assume that most first-time parents are ill-prepared for the shock-and-awe experience of childbirth, my husband and I had adopted an “ignorance is bliss” philosophy early in my pregnancy and rigorously adhered to it right up until labor began.  Our birth plan was […]

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When Prenatal Fitness Meets Lagree

When I became certified in Lagree Fitness, I had no idea that it would have such a huge effect on how I trained my clients. As the creator of The Bloom Method, an exercise method focusing on women before, during & after pregnancy, I’m always researching and trying other fitness methods to make sure that […]

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