Pelvic Floor

Diastasis Recti, Your Pelvic Floor and... Your Shoes, What's the Connection?

Wendy Powell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Powell

Conditioning our core doesn't mean we need to do 'hardcore' ab exercises. And for post-natal women, whose cores are compromised, it really should never be about starting there. Instead we need to learn how to re-connect with our core muscles - You can't strengthen a muscle your brain isn't talking to.

C-Section Tummy - 4 Reasons Why and 4 Things That Will Help

Jenny Burrell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jenny Burrell

Your body shape has changed. Your skin, muscles and other connective tissues stretched during your pregnancy and have not yet returned to their previous level of tension. This has probably led to an excess of skin/flesh immediately above or actually hanging over your scar.

Post-Natal Body Confidence - Is Yours Still Missing?

Wendy Powell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Powell

The six-week post-natal check-up as you postpartum 'checkout' is wildly inadequate as, for some, the repercussions of pregnancy can take a while to surface. Pregnancy took 9 months, and it is perfectly reasonable that our bodies can take at least that long, if not a year or more, to fully recover.

Pelvic Floor Weakness - Signs You Shouldn't Ignore

Wendy Powell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Powell

Backache and urine leakage, for example, suggest a weak core. Without strengthening your mid-section and pelvic floor, pelvic organ prolapse is a real risk. Your core includes your pelvic floor, and the entire system needs to function optimally for a strong midsection.

Changing the World, One Clench at a Time...

Elaine Miller | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Elaine Miller

I missed my huge Wrap Party at the end of my Fringe run. Shame. The last Saturday is traditionally, a big party night. I spent it in bed with a hot ...

Stars, Stats, Smiles and Squeezes

Elaine Miller | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Comedy
Elaine Miller

The best feedback I can have are smiles - and I have learned that standing on the upper stage on the Royal Mile and yelling about incontinence at the people passing by makes them smile. Though, some of them may have been grimacing.

Flyering - Fear, Flirting and Firming

Elaine Miller | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK
Elaine Miller

Well, we're five days in to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and I have learned a few things. Indeed, my learning curve has been so steep I could have done with some crampons...

Russian Gymnast Lifts Weights With World’s Strongest Vagina (NSWF VIDEO, PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

You may be feeling smug about those pelvic floor exercises you remembered to do at the bus stop the other day, but spare a thought for the Russian gym...

Three Reasons Your Workout Isn't Flattening Your Post-Baby Tummy (and What Will!)

Wendy Powell | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Powell

In more than a decade as a pre/postnatal exercise specialist, I have worked with thousands of women to restore their stomach and pelvic floor, find their lost waistline, and a little bit of lost mojo.

Beyoncé Bounces Back: Celebrity Pressures and Baby Weight Miracles!

Marc Marchant | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Marchant

Beyoncé has appeared in public looking incredibly slim, and showing little sign of her recent pregnancy. She only gave birth to Blue Ivy Carter six weeks ago, and fake-bump rumours aside, she looks incredible!