Tag: pelvic floor

The six most common menopause symptoms you need to expect

menopause symptoms

Last week I woke early in the morning to make breakfast. It’s usually my favorite time of the day, especially when everyone else is still asleep. I can listen to my favorite 80s music on the radio while I whip up pancakes or cinnamon rolls. This particular morning the skies were cloudy and the house was cool and quiet. Then the teakettle whistled and this irrational anger began to flow through me. My thoughts…

Harness the Power of the Pelvic Floor

Harnessing the power of the pelvic floor is easier than you expect. Do you ever have one of those “uh oh” moments, when you wish you could just crawl under a rock and hide?  Sometimes an unexpected sneeze can do it, a longer than anticipated car ride, or maybe a hilarious comment you didn’t see coming? You can feel your abdomen clutch as something inside you releases.  Your instinct tells…

Some truths about the pelvic floor: Kirsten asks an expert

Many of us who have gone through pregnancy and child birth recognize the term ‘pelvic floor muscles’. During and after pregnancy we are advised to do pelvic floor training. Still many women after pregnancy experience issues with the pelvic floor. Trust me, I speak from experience.  Starting a conversation There is a lack of conversations about this area.

Four golden rules for fit moms

Outdoor training mom in balance

Natasja Beks-Kartodimedjo (35) is living with her husband and lovely daughter in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. She is a succesful business women with her company Efficere. Natasja is also fitness instructor (Les Mills Body Pump and Body Steps) and outdoor trainer for Mom in Balance. Let Natasja inspire you with her four golden rules for fit moms.