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Moving Smarter NOT Working Harder: The Tummy Team 2020 Kickoff

Happy New Year!!  The beginning of a fresh new year is always a great time to take inventory of your life and make some goals for your next steps. The Tummy Team wants to help you take a fresh new look at how you can be strong, connected and pain-free in 2020! No, it is...
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What is life changing to you?

Can you make a list of the things you have done that you would describe as “life-changing”? How many things could you honestly say were “life-changing”? “Life-Changing,” really?? Why do you settle for less than your best life? Why do you believe that having babies means your body might fall apart? Why do you ignore…
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6 Ways on how to Achieve Tummy Safe Fitness

At The Tummy Team, we strive to help educate and motivate people to be strong for life. We are functional core rehabilitation specialists.  Our approach is to reconnect clients to their internal corset muscles and then train them to integrate that functional strength into everything they do in their life. While fitness can be an…
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The Unexpected Truth about Diastasis Recti

Diastasis Recti is a medical condition where the abdominal wall separates due to stretching of the connective tissue of the linea alba. This is an incredibly common (but not normal) condition that is a symptom of a much bigger issue, functional core weakness. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation about diastasis, the cause, the…
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10 Life Lessons from US Masters National Swimming Championships

Many of you know that before The Tummy Team was ever a dream, I was a competitive swimmer. I swam in high school and in college for UNM for 4 years. Swimming was my life and a huge part of my identity as a young adult. Then I went to grad school to become a…
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Will Running Help Heal my Diastasis Recti?

As functional core and pelvic floor specialists, we get a lot of questions about what exercise is safe to do and what needs to be avoided when you are suffering from diastasis recti. Running questions are by far the most common questions we receive. Runners really don’t want to have to stop running. The reality…
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6 Questions on Diastasis Recti and Fitness

When we feel weak and disconnected from our core we typically turn to a new fitness routine. But what we might really need is functional core rehab. Diastasis recti (a separated abdominal wall) is so under-diagnosed that most people are unaware that they might be suffering from a condition that needs rehab – not just…
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Swimming and Diastasis Recti

diastasis recti swimming

As a physical therapist that specializes in core rehabilitation, I get a lot of questions about swimming and diastasis recti. Many of our clients were told swimming is one of the many exercises that should be avoided. When I was struggling to heal my own diastasis, I also was told by many physicians that swimming…
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The Olympics, Diastasis and My Magazine Debut

Has anyone else been staying up way too late watching the Olympics this year? I love the dedication, personal stories, and simply watching people challenge their body and their mental focus to do incredible things. I am a bit obsessed with all of it. It started in 1984 when I remember seeing the Olympics for…
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3 Ways to Test Your Functional Core Strength

  There is a lot of hype out there about core strength. But core strength is not simply how long you can hold a plank or how many sit-ups you can do in a minute. Those activities do not translate into real life functional strength. We were made for living life, not exercise. The Tummy Team…
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