We’ve all heard of a bicep curl or shoulder press. The benefits of strength training and weight lifting are undisputed.
You can flip tires or swing Kettlebells, you can squat in a studio or bench press in your basement.
But what about lifting weights with your vagina?
Screeeeech! Back the truck up.
Did you read that right? Yes, yes you did.
Vaginal weights go by many names including Kegel Balls or Yoni eggs. And while the intent is to insert...
Diastasis Rectus Abdominus is an abnormal separation of the rectus abdominus (“6-pack”) muscles that occurs from excessive, repetitive force on the connective tissue of the abdominal wall. While this condition is not unique to the pregnant individual, women who are pregnant are more vulnerable to this condition due to their hormonal environment combined with the excessive forward pressure being placed on the connective tissue from the growing uterus. Some statistics...
Menopause is diagnosed retrospectively 12 months after the last menstruation and occurs on average at the age of 52 in the United States.
Perimenopause is the time prior to menopause that can start in a woman’s 40s and last 6 years or longer. Because women are living a third of their lives AFTER menopause, it serves them well to take stock of how they are treating their body leading up to this transition so they can make some changes to be optimally healthy heading into menopause.