One of the best things you can spend time learning about if you have prolapse is how to manage intra-abdominal pressure when exercising. You may have heard us say it before: it’s less about WHICH exercise you do, it’s more about HOW you do it. The premise behind this s...

Have you ever done a deadlift before?  Sound too advanced?  Sound like something a huge sweaty guy does at the gym but isn’t good for you especially since you have POP?

I am here to tell you - deadlifts are for everyone! And they are a great way to work the lower b...

When it comes to prolapse and all the information out there, its hard to know which sources can be trusted and which need to be taken with a grain of salt. One of our missions at Made for Women Workouts is to clear up the confusion about exercising with prolapse in add...

One of the challenges faced by many women who have prolapse is the ability to maintain some level of consistency in working out, given the inconsistent nature of prolapse symptoms. Yet basic exercise physiology states that you need to do a certain amount of exercise at...

After being diagnosed with prolapse, have you ever had the impulse to take a mirror and look at what’s going on “down there”?

If you did, did anything look different to you? Or was it the first time you ever looked and so you weren’t sure if what you were seeing was “no...

Okay. Let’s look into the future a little…. it’s four weeks from today, the week before Christmas. You’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the perfect gifts for all of your dear loved ones. You’ve bought them, wrapped them all up with pretty little bows and found the...

If you are a woman with prolapse, the thought of exercise can be daunting. There are a lot of women who have stopped exercising after being diagnosed with prolapse, and it is our mission to reduce the fear of exercise and show you that women with prolapse CAN exercise....

Should you engage your pelvic floor all day? NO

Should you hold in your core all day?? NO

Here are some great tips on how and when to use your deep core muscles during daily activities and during exercise. 

Imagine this scenario:

You are an active woman that just found you have prolapse. You go online to research what prolapse means, and how it will impact your exercise routine.

One reputable site you go to says you can run and lift heavy weights. Another equally reputable...

“Help – I’ve been told not to exercise by my doctor and now my weight is out of control!”

We hear it from you all the time...keep reading : )

  • Have you been diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse?

  • Were you told not to exercise or at least not too strenuously?

  • ...

Good for you for finding a way to exercise with prolapse!  We know how this diagnosis can have a huge impact on your lifestyle and emotional well-being.  Regular exercise has a positive impact on both.  But we want to make sure you are doing it safely which also means...

It is really hard to stick with ay regular routine in the summer, especially if you have children.  And it doesn’t matter what age they are.  If they are younger, they are constantly underfoot and in need of entertainment.  If they are older they have to be shuttled to...

Gardening: It’s beautiful, meditative, and creative. It brings you into the present moment, and to many, there is nothing more relaxing and therapeutic than spending the day with nature. We know how beneficial gardening is on a mental level, but is it good for us physi...

At Made for Women Workouts, our mission is to provide exercise solutions and guidance to those with prolapse at all stages. There is one group of women who we feel need a little extra guidance due to the lack of information currently available. These are women who are...

i learned from a patient that a gym in Belgium required her friend, a new mom, to provide a letter confirming completion of pelvic floor physiotherapy before returning to the gym.

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