Low Pressure Fitness for Post-Natal Recovery
with Simone Muller
Low Pressure Fitness is an extremely effective technique used for core restoration. The method is particularly helpful and safe for postpartum rehabilitation from conditions such as diastasis recti (abdominal separation) and pelvic floor dysfunction (including prolapse and incontinence). Both of these conditions are very common after pregnancy and childbirth and need specialised training to aid recovery.
Traditional abdominal exercises, in particular sit ups, increases abdominal pressure and can in fact worsen pelvic floor dysfunction and diastasis recti.
Low Pressure Fitness based on hypopressive training, is a new approach to rehabilitation postpartum providing a very helpful tool for new and not-so-new mothers to use. The technique also works to improve posture and breathing, which leads to regaining function and strength in the true core including the pelvic floor.
In this two hour workshop with Low Pressure Fitness and Pilates instructor Simone Muller, we explore this technique in more depth, learning how to do a rib opening or stomach vacuum and learning some of the Level 1 positions.
Mother of two, Simone has experienced impressive results in post-natal recovery both for herself and for her students. These have significantly superseded th
Find out more about Low Pressure Fitness on our Blog where we Q&A Simone about her personal experiences practicing and teaching this method.