31 Jan 2017

Five Quick Facts About ‘Rectus Diastasis’ Or ‘Abdominal Separation’

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? – […]

1 Nov 2011

It’s Crunch Time!

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.