Have you worked on your pelvic floor activation postpartum?
*This is important ladies so listen up!*
Not many mamas know how to activate their pelvic floor because they’re more focused on nutrition, supplements, sleep, and everything else that comes with newborn…
So instead of taking 10 minutes a day to work on the foundational training of their pelvic floor, they often neglect their pelvic floor altogether and just focus on “getting their body back” as quickly as possible.
*I mean, aren’t Kegels enough?!*
Absolutely not. The truth is, your pelvic floor covers way more surface area than Kegels address and could be doing you more harm than good.
>>Although you might think peeing your pants is normal, the women in our community know that it’s not and there IS something you can do to heal your body from the inside out.<<
We know that it can seem like one more thing to add to your to-do list, but it’s important to make pelvic floor healing a priority so you can enjoy life pain-free with your little one.
Now that you’re convinced you need to learn how to activate your pelvic floor properly, try out these 4 tips to wake up your pelvic floor and watch your incontinence begin to minimize.
1. Gentle Rolling on a Small Ball
A small squishy ball is essential for postpartum recovery, but it’s especially important for this pelvic floor activation exercise. Simply place the ball underneath your pelvic floor, lengthen tall and gently roll back and forth on the ball to wake up your inner line.
2. Deep Breathing Into Your Pelvic Floor
As you breathe out to your sides and into your back, think about your breath going down into your belly and pelvis. This breathwork practice will help to release any tightness that you may be experiencing in your pelvic floor.
3. Pelvic Tilts
This is a foundational movement that is found inside our Core Rehab program. Don’t let it fool you because it’s harder than it looks! Focus on moving your pelvis with your breath while lightly connecting with your pelvic floor.
Squats are more than just a leg and booty exercise my friend! You’re going to initiate this movement with your lower belly while lifting up out of your pelvic floor. Watch that you’re not tucking your bum or gripping your glutes!
So there you have it, mama! Four ways that you can begin to activate your pelvic floor TODAY.
We can’t wait to see what you will learn about your body and how everything is connected.
Just getting started with activating your pelvic floor and want to get back to the basics? We got you, Beautiful! Download our free Pelvic Floor Guide to learn exactly how to engage your pelvic floor (and why it matters!).
The material contained within is provided for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before beginning a new regiment or purchasing any product(s).