The Fit Floor Part 2: Teach Your Pelvic Floor a New Trick

The pelvic floor muscles share connections with our diaphragm, organ systems and our musculo-skeletal structure. The pelvic floor has two parts—front and back. Most popular pelvic floor toning exercises utilize just the back half of the pelvic floor, leaving out the front half—the structures that control and inhibit urination. Toning the pelvic floor requires engaging both the front and back.

How to Engage the Front and Back of the Pelvic Floor

In this video Julie Wiebe, PT, shares an easy technique for identifying and engaging the front of the pelvic floor, as well as the back.

 The Fit Floor Part 3- Alignment – Position Your Pelvic Floor for Fitness – from Julie Wiebe, PT coming soon….

Study with Leslie Howard at YogaUOnline: Yoga for Pelvic Floor Balance-Strengthen the Female Pelvic Floor

Reprinted with Permission from Julie Wiebe, PT

Julie Wiebe PTJulie Wiebe is a physical therapist who specializes in returning women to fitness after injury and pregnancy. She advocates for the awareness of pelvic health issues in fitness and promotes innovative solutions for women through her blog, videos and social media (follow her @JulieWiebePT and/or . She shares her evidence-based, integrative approach internationally with both professionals and women through live, online, and DVD educational programs. Find out more and connect with Julie at

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