What is Rectus Diastatsis? The increased distance between the bellies of the Rectus Abdominus muscle to allow for the enlarging uterus. Incidence? Based on current research, 70-100% of women develop abdominal separation in pregnancy. When does it occur? Generally between the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. Can anything be done to minimise it during pregnancy? – […]
As a mid-twenties guy, I’m approaching a body type that reflects my years of indulgence – that of a “beer gut”. This is a problem shared by many, men and women alike. The apparent most obvious solution to this increased distribution of fat around the abdomen, is the humble sit-up or crunch.