• The BEST Core Exercise You Are Probably Not Doing

    When people think of core training they often think of planks, crunches, leg raises and maybe bird dogs… and its true…much of your core is involved in these activities.  What is often overlooked or not considered is the role of the pelvic floor in core training and how crucial it is to our long-term core function.

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  • Help For Tailbone Pain


    It is common for women to tighten their glutes or tuck their pelvis thinking they are doing kegels.  In fact, if you have a tucked pelvis and clenched butt cheeks, if you do kegels they won't be as effective because the muscles are being asked to contract from an already contracted, shortened state.  This is a big reason why some women think that kegels don't work.  They need to work on releasing the clenching and gripping first to allow the muscles to find their optimal resting length in neutral again and then add in kegels.

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  • Different Ways to Aid in Low Libido for Women

    A decreased libido in women can be a result of various things, and it’s not uncommon for a woman to experience low libido at some point in her life. A low sex drive can be caused by changes in hormones, stress, psychological attributes, relationship issues, and more. However, if you are experiencing a low desire for sex, you aren’t alone and there are a number of solutions that may be able to help!

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  • Giving Birth Is Like Running A Marathon...actually more like 5 or 6 marathons!

    Runners train for months, if not years, to prepare for the big race and to cross the finish line no matter what. Well, training your body to go through the birthing process should be considered in the way, but we – as women- often think of birth as a natural process that simply happens on its own.

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  • Pregnancy Fitness - Be Specific

    You can’t practice giving birth, so what’s a pregnant woman to do? Here I share a few of my favourite labour and birth-specific movements that you can incorporate into your workouts.

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  • Incontinence in CrossFit

    Learn why I do not recommend CrossFit to pregnant women and new moms and what my suggestions are for better exercise options.

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  • Pelvic Floor Physio - Just DO IT!

    Why is it that women will be more prone to fix a problem, especially a painful one, than they are to prevent it from happening in the first place? An email I received just recently sparks this debate. 


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  • 50 Shades of Kegels


    Want to improve your pelvic floor?  Think you need to do more Kegels?  Wonder if one of the new pelvic floor devices/apps may be for you?  Read on...

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  • Of Birth and Bowel Movements

    When you need to have a bowel movement, do you find a brightly lit area with a lot of people around?

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  • Birth Is Natural, But...

    The female body is designed to give birth – the shape of our pelvis, we have a uterus, the hormones – but this natural phenomenon is becoming increasingly un-natural with medical interventions, a technology-driven society and the rise in high-intensity exercise.

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