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I’ve never been pregnant: Can hypopressive abdominal exercises still work for me?

In one word, YES!  Hypopressives can benefit you whether you’ve been pregnant or not.  In fact, these posture and breathing exercises benefit anyone with a pelvic floor.  Hypopressive abdominal exercises were designed to rehabilitate the core & pelvic floor. And they can accomplish this regardless of age, gender, or pregnancy status. Yet, the conversation around […]

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Hypopressive breathing exercises: What you need to know

How can breathing exercises help improve symptoms of pelvic dysfunction? It’s a question I get all the time.  And it’s a great question because there is no obvious answer. The thing is, most women are told to do Kegels when pelvic symptoms are present.  Rarely is one told about Hypopressive breathing exercises because most doctors […]

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How MoonRise defines symptoms of pelvic dysfunction & core-related issues

Ever turned to “Dr. Google” to get answers to your most pressing, need-to-know health questions? I’ve done it, and I have a feeling many other women have too.  It’s frustrating and sometimes scary when you don’t know what’s going on with your body. And with Google being so accessible, it’s almost a knee-jerk reaction to […]

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Hypopressive exercises for pelvic floor: What’s all the hype about?

You may have heard that Kegels are ‘out’ and Hypopressives are ‘in’. Or maybe you haven’t heard this yet, so allow me to explain.  As more and more women around the world experience pelvic floor dysfunction, they are turning to Kegels. Yet, many of these women aren’t finding relief. And in some cases, symptoms become […]

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The Top 6 Hypopressives Benefits You Don’t Want to Miss Out On

Wouldn’t it be nice if one exercise “could do it all”? Like a swiss army knife or a smartphone.  If you like good news, I have some for you.  There is an exercise that does it all. Well, to be fair, they are actually a series of exercises and they go by the name — […]

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Pelvic floor dysfunction exercises: The do’s & the don’ts

Don’t you just hate it when you’ve tried everything to get better and nothing has worked? I hear this all the time from women I work with. They’re experiencing pelvic dysfunction and tried every exercise, device, and technique out there. Yet, they’re not much better off from where they started. However, I often learn that […]

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