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Abs - why do we need them and how do we get them + Bonus workout

Abs - why do we need them and how do we get them + Bonus workout

ABS! We all want them to look awesome. But how do we do that? What are they actually for? Are abs really made in the kitchen? Are the 100 crunches a day that you are doing helping? Could you actually be hurting yourself by working on them? All your questions answered here plus a BONUS ab blasting workout attached!

So What the Heck is Diastasis Recti and How do I Know if I Have It?

So What the Heck is Diastasis Recti and How do I Know if I Have It?

Let's talk about Diastasis Recti:

Diastasis Recti is a pretty common condition that can occur during pregnancy, after birth, or can even be caused by rapid weight gain or a large amount of visceral fat. The right and left sides of the Rectus Abdominis (what you know as your abs) muscle spread apart at the body’s midline causing a gap of 2 or more finger widths apart. This interrupts the integrity of the abdominal muscles.