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...

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...

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...

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...

Wendy is an active woman in her late 60’s who is enjoying retirement with her equally active husband.  She is used to walking to and from the stores nearby to buy their groceries etc, as well as attending weekly yoga and fitness classes and loves to work in their garde...

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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