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. 

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...

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...

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.

Let me preface by saying I am in no way trivializing or minimizing what a diagnosis of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) can mean to a woman both physically and emotionally. 

There are primarily two emotions I hear most when I work with clients and meet women who have POP and...

We all know how stressful coughing can be to the pelvic floor and pelvic organs, let alone the mental stress of knowing what’s happening ‘down there’ and feeling helpless in protecting against it. At Made for Women Workouts, we want to reduce that stress both physicall...

What to do:

  • A few pillows under buttocks

  • Calves up on a stool

How long:

  • 10 to 15 minutes

How often:

  • As often as needed to provide relief

While resting here, you can:

  • Manually re-insert the prolapse...

March 19, 2017

With the launch of the Made for Women Workout Series this week, we’ve received some great questions and we’ll go over them in separate blog posts. One of the questions was this: 

“In the Foundation Series, why is it that when we inhale, we have to let go of our pelvic f...

Do you worry about exercising because of your prolapse?  Have you been told not to?  It is something we hear so often and we get it!  That is why we spent almost two years bringing you these exercise videos that have been specifically designed for women with pelvic org...

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