If you have diastasis recti and you’re afraid to do any core exercises in case it makes your gap wider or deeper – but you want a stronger core – try this workout.
It’s designed with diastasis in mind – meaning the moves are designed to help heal your diastasis instead of make it worse.
You can even take one or more of these exercises and add them to your usual workout routine during your “core” section instead of doing crunches or planks. You’ll still be strengthening and toning your core – without risking making your diastasis worse.
As always, chat with your doctor or physiotherapist before jumping into any workout to make sure the moves are right for your body.
This is rehab.
We want to be kind to our bodies. They did a pretty darn amazing thing for us – growing our tiny humans. Let’s do our bodies a favor and help them feel good instead of defeated.
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