Many women struggle to restore core strength for years, even decades, after pregnancy and birth. This is because most pregnancies result in some degree of abdominal separation, a condition called diastasis recti. The condition does not resolve on its own, and it can contribute to serious health problems such as persistent back pain, pelvic floor weakness, painful sex and incontinence.
How do you know if you have diastasis recti? It frequently causes the belly to pooch, prompting unwelcome questions like “when are you due?” It can also appear as a bulge in the center of your abdomen when you sit up. To learn how to check yourself for diastasis recti, click here. The good news is that this condition is reversible through very specific core training. The Dia Method is proven to resolve diastasis recti, and it will also coach you through safe, progressive workouts so you can reclaim total body fitness in addition to firm, flat abs.