Respect Your Pelvic Floor
People talk about muscle imbalances and mobility work all the time, but they're neglecting an important area.
Dispelling the Myths About Poor Posture (And Your Poor Pelvis)
Research and common sense reveal the truth: anterior pelvic tilt has nothing to do with sitting, or lordosis, or a tight psoas.
Get Straight to Get Strong: 3 Steps to Pre-Workout Alignment
Neutralize your misalignment before it sticks for good.
More Squats and Fewer Kegels: What Your Pelvic Floor Really Wants
Kegels are often the blanket recommendation for a healthy pelvic floor. Katy Bowman suggests they're not all they're cracked up to be.
Build a Better Warm Up for a Better Work Out
Warm up may not the sexiest part of your day, but you know what else isn’t sexy? Being an immobile and injured ball of meat.
Chakras Demystified: Muladhara - The 1st Chakra
In order for independence to be gained, we need to have trust. Connect with muladhara and build trust.
Block Lunges: Release the Quadriceps and Lengthen the Hamstrings
The quadriceps and hamstrings are stubborn partners that resist change, but a little bit of love from block lunges can go a long way towards healing the divide.
Dear Willow: I'm Uncomfortable With Pelvic Exercises
The lower core muscles attach at the pelvis and pubic bone. Touch them. If you want to be able to control and strengthen these muscles you first need to build your awareness of them.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 22
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics - pelvic floor health, patience, Jack LaLanne, swimming, and more!
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Stop Doing Kegels: Real Pelvic Floor Advice For Women (and Men)
You can never do too many Kegels, right? Wrong. Katy Bowman of the Restorative Exercise Institute discusses how to really strengthen your pelvic floor - during pregnancy and otherwise.
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