If your younger kids are anything like ours, they stuff their backpacks to the brim with not just school books but sports gear, sports shoes, lunch boxes - and what feels like bricks. Lugging around a heavy and bulky backpack can cause back, neck and shoulder pain. With many of our kids walking a considerable distance to and from school - and not to mention between classes - we thought we’d share what good backpack wear looks - and what to avoid.
Your post-baby belly ‘pouch’ may have nothing to do with “stubborn weight that won’t shift”, as many women describe it to us, and much more to do with the separation of your abdominal muscles. With an estimated one in two women experiencing diastasis recti during and after pregnancy, today we’re shedding the light on what it is, and how to manage it safely.