Don’t Just Sit There Program

Don’t Just Sit There Program

Ok, this is super cool! My teacher biomechanist Katy Bowman and Mark Sisson of Primal Blueprint created this Don’t just Sit There Program. I can sincerely say that I believe that if everyone followed these simple suggestions, they would be less fatigued, have fewer back, feet, shoulder and neck pain and have better reproductive and digestive health.

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Poopy Pants

Poopy Pants

I love this animation detailing what happens when you ignore the urge to poop and how soiling accidents happen.

The consequences of ignoring the urge to go apply to adults as well. If you chronically ignore the urge to poo, your rectum may not return to its natural size and tone. You also increase your chances of anal sphincter dysfunction.

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Are Those Really Your Hamstrings?

Are Those Really Your Hamstrings?

In this video, I troubleshoot the double calf stretch. I know this Restorative Exercise™ seems super simple, but I find most people who learn it from reading a blog post aren’t doing it correctly. I’ve noticed some folks aren’t moving their pelvis at all!

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Mechanotransduction and Fibroid Formation

Mechanotransduction and Fibroid Formation

ECM stiffness has a direct effect on fibroid formation and growth…ECM stiffness is generated by hyperproduction of collagen. “Fibrosis is initiated by many triggers which injure a cell, such as extravasation of blood into tissues, oxidative stress, infection, and chronic inflammation.”

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Under The Hood (Laparoscopic Video)

Under The Hood (Laparoscopic Video)

I just had to share this video. A physician captures beautiful views of the uterus, bowels, gall bladder and diaphragm during laparoscopic surgery. Notice the connections between the bladder and uterus. Also seen in this video are endometrial implants (when the lining of the womb grows outside of the uterus), varicose veins, and adenomyosis (endometrial tissue inside the muscle of the uterus).

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Walking Like a Duck- Foot Alignment

Walking Like a Duck- Foot Alignment

Foot turn out is not the position our feet are designed to bear our weight in. If we walk with our feet turned out it creates unnecessary stress on the joints. Below I outline the smart way to correct your walking like a duck habit.

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Menstrual Pain Survey

Menstrual Pain Survey

I’d like to hear from you and your uterus. Please take this quick 10 question survey to help me understand how I can better serve you and your womb. :-) It shouldn’t take longer than five minutes to complete.

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Your Feet Do NOT Grow During Pregnancy

Your Feet Do NOT Grow During Pregnancy

There is a common belief that feet grow during pregnancy. The fact is they don’t actually “grow”. The bones don’t get longer, the organization of the bones is what changes depending on how you are standing. This forward weight position also affects your pelvic floor, low back, knees and increases your chance of diastasis recti.

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Hi, I'm Barbara Loomis. I combine abdominal therapies, Restorative Exercise™ and natural movement for pelvic floor, reproductive and digestive health.

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