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Pelvic Floor Health and Why So Many Adults Pee Their Pants

Am I really writing an entire blog post about urinary incontinence? Yes, I am! I was at CVS the other day, and happened to run through the underwear protection aisle (I lump all pad products, whether they be for menstrual blood or urine, together as underwear protection). Since my hysterectomy 24 years ago, I haven’t […]

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My Top 3 Functional Exercises (that will help you look and feel great)

What is a functional exercise, anyway? I consider a functional exercise to be one that works with a movement pattern that we use all the time, helps correct imbalances in that movement pattern, and builds strength. Other people may define that differently, but this is my definition. If it doesn’t work with a common movement […]

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Diastasis Recti and Pilates

Diastasis Recti can be both helped or worsened with Pilates. Here’s how Pilates can help. Diastasis Recti as defined by the NIH: Diastasis recti is a separation between the left and right side of the rectus abdominis muscle, which covers the front surface of the belly area. Most diastasis is seen in pregnant women, where […]

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Why I Am Not A Celebrity Trainer

I am not a celebrity trainer. I may be well known, command high fees, and train celebrities. But I would rather be the help. As many of you know, hubby and I have had several major life changes in the past decade. We sold everything and moved to the Caribbean island of Providenciales in the […]