Fun Facts!

  • The pelvic floor can be difficult to connect to
  • Muscles, including the pelvic floor, work best in their mid-range
  • Using other muscles helps us activate the pelvic floor

Beyond Kegels: The Piston Approach

Understand the functional and relationship-based approach to pelvic health and understand the role of the pelvic floor partnership in movement and performance.

Julie Wiebe explains how the pelvic floor and the surrounding muscles work like a piston. She also describes how the pelvic floor is dynamic and task-specific—just like other muscles in our bodies! Follow along with small examples that help to demonstrate this.