Fun Facts!

  • Diastasis recti is the separation of the left and right sides of your rectus abdominus, or "six-pack muscle"
  • There's no hard-and-fast rule for when overhead movement should be limited, as everyone carries pregnancies differently
  • There are a number of ways to modify overhead movements to help manage diastasis

Overhead Work for Pregnant Athletes with Diastasis

Learn about overhead exercise as a pregnant athlete with diastasis.

Julie Wiebe discusses HOW, WHEN and WHY to limit overhead activity during exercise as an important part of diastasis management and treatment during pregnancy.