Could this common condition be the cause of your bladder leaks?
Could this common condition be the cause of your bladder leaks? There is a very common condition that most people probably wouldn’t ever associate with bladder leaks or incontinence… about 20% of the general population have it. The likelihood of developing it increases with age, especially in women. Most pregnant or post-partum mamas get it… Have you guessed what it is yet...? If you guessed constipation, then you are correct! It seems counterintuitive, ri...
Posted on 2021-11-10
Identify your weaknesses and turn then into strengths
Everyone is going to be naturally better at some things over others. People also are going to enjoy things they feel confident in performing well. This applies to the gym and fitness on many levels. Some people don’t feel competent at the gym or working out at home, so that may be an initial barrier. If you’re willing to take the next step and start performing exercise you will find there are ones you enjoy more than others.Why would I prefer some exercises over others ? Because your...
Posted on 2021-07-14
Mobility vs Stability
I often look at my clients as either mobility centric clients or stability centric clients. First we must discuss what is mobility and stability. Mobility is the ability to move freely and easily. That means that we move without restriction. We can move from point A to point B without compensating.As human beings we are amazing at adapting. However, if we stop expressing certain ranges of motion (e.g. squatting, hinging etc) then eventually we will develop compensatory movement patterns that w...
Posted on 2021-03-19
You’ve probably noticed (either on yourself or someone else!) that the body needs to adapt to a growing baby during pregnancy. One of the ways it does this is by stretching the band of connective tissue between the rectus abdominus muscles (your 6 pack muscles). Research has shown that by the end of the 3rd trimester, 100% of women will have this separation, which is called diastasis rectus abdominus, or DRA. So we know that this separation is a totally normal part of pregnancy. In an idea...
Posted on 2021-02-10
Understanding Low Back Pain
Low back pain is one of the most common complaints of people who have a sedentary job.There are a number of factors that might contribute to the back pain. It is important to understand the basic anatomy of your lower back complex and what factors might influence it. The spine is a complex structure.The bones and joints in the spine need the support of: Muscle - Active Support: Works when spine is in motion. Ligaments - Passive Support: Works at rest. In Addition to the Muscles a...
Posted on 2021-02-10
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