Simple… if you are not contracting it, as in a Pelvic Floor Contractions than you are not engaging your core.
Urinary incontinence affects about twice as many women as men and becomes more common with age. As well as after giving birth - there is a more specific way how to train your Pelvic Floor Muscles for this reason. I ll cover this training on a separated blog.
of these core muscles can be used for
injury prevention, rehabilitation and sport performance enhancement
of the larger muscles surrounding the core.
These will take over movements and thus
defeat the aim of the exercises.
When performing a lower abdominal exercise such as the leg lift, you can tell if you are not using the transversus abdominis if your rectus abdominis (your six pack muscle) pokes out and looks like a bread loaf!
before you lift the legs and see if
the “loaf” stays flat and engaged.
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