Your lady parts are bothering you. Whether it’s urinary incontinence issues, pain during sex or other issues, strengthening your core muscles will help with these problems and others. Here’s how. Pelvic floor muscles The muscles in your pelvic floor are very important. They form the “hammock” that supports and holds in the organs in the […]
Why Are Pregnant Women So Darn “Tippy”?
If you’ve ever been pregnant, you know how clumsy you seem to get as your pregnancy progresses. Pregnancy has a huge effect on a woman’s body. From the hormonal changes to the changes to a woman’s shape, being “tippy” and falling is a real concern. Shifting center of gravity Pregnancy brings forgetfulness, interrupted sleep and […]
Plantar Fasciitis: Do You Have It?
You open your eyes each morning and just know… that first step out of bed is going to be painful. You have plantar fasciitis and it makes walking, especially first thing in the morning, painful. Degenerative tissue changes Plantar fasciitis is a condition that occurs when stress to your feet from certain activities cause degenerative […]
Do You REALLY Have To Stretch Before Physical Activity?
You have been dipping your toes back into exercising and have been told “be sure to stretch before exercising” and “no, you don’t need to stretch before exercising.” So which is it? Research For years experts said that stretching will decrease the risk of injury, prevent soreness and improve performance. Researchers, in the meantime, studied […]