Tag Archives: diastasis recti

What is “tummysafe fitness” for diastasis recti exactly? Originally coined by my colleague and good friend, Kelly Dean of The Tummy Team, the term means that every exercise reinforces and increases your core strength without involving any crunches or crunch-like motions, nor any unmodified planks, and especially no jack-knifing motions, curl-ups or sit-ups. Putting together a […]

Ah, running… The activity that everyone thinks they should be doing to get super fit, but running can be very detrimental to a dysfunctional core. Some people truly love running; it’s a release for them just like race-walking is a vent for me. I understand that if you’re an avid runner, it’s discouraging to have life or injury force you […]

If you can see various props with new eyes, then you’ll gain a fresh perspective on playful movement. Playing with your foam roller {or similar objects} provides further avenues to safely get more action into each of your days. In this short video containing some unique foam roller exercises, you will learn how to use […]

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Please welcome style coach, Lisa Landis, who has THE SOLUTION to uncomfortable, sticky belly wraps that are worn ’round the clock during abdominal rehab for recovering from diastasis recti. Lisa has two boys and lives in Colorado Sprints, CO where she is the founder of www.whitedovestyle.com   One of the best things we can do to extend […]

Now an official part of our F5 series, this fantastic stretching routine introduces Guest Instructor Kelly Dean, licensed physical therapist and owner of The Tummy Team, as she joins Fit2B Studio to share how it’s not always about flexing and “working” a muscle back into shape; it’s also about lengthening the tight muscles that are […]

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  What if you could have a core workout designed by a physical therapist? Especially one who is world-famous for her work in providing continuing education training for instructors, midwives, doulas, nurses, and many more who work with the true core? Well, here you go! Join guest instructor, Kelly Dean of the Tummy Team, for […]

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A belly is a sensitive thing. Talking about it, touching it, helping it get better… all of that nudges at a woman’s emotional, spiritual and physical core. For every gal who wants to flaunt her flat abs in a bikini there are many more who would rather cover up, and not just for reasons of modesty […]

Even the smallest bellies can establish a healthy core connection! Let your child join our children for some bitty belly moves that teach how to activate the transverse abdominus. Plus, learn how lots of other fun moves and tricks utilize our core on a daily basis. Leave lots of room in your exercise area for […]

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Here is one of our most basic routine designed for those who need to dial it back to the most simple aspects of “finding” their core via the basic breath. Mula Bandha is a term that means “root lock” in Sanskrit, however this isn’t a Yoga session. This special video simply distills your core down to basic terms […]

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There are TWO versions of this routine on this page because every BODY is different. The more I research the core and diastasis, the more I’m learning a simple truth: our body’s position throughout the day matters a lot! You can workout with perfect form… but what about the rest of your day. How are you […]

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