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Ab mat sit-up breathing
You have to listen hard for a great breathing tip for ab-mat sit-ups. Breathe in to reach back, start breath out just before lifting off ground and all way through to touch ground in front. If you can coordinate it, connect into deep abdominal and pelvic floor muscles with your exhalation. This may not be appropriate if you have pelvic floor muscle dysfunction - make sure you are seeing a qualified physiotherapist in this area if you are unsure or need help.
Push Ups Need Oxygen
Pushing is a necessary movement. So is breathing. Push ups are usually a part of any exercise program (and half of a burpee!) and I bet you don't think about breathing. Here are some tips to breathe and get pressure of your pelvic floor. If you are super coordinated, you can also listen for the tip to add in the pelvic floor work. Have fun keeping your pelvis healthy!
Burpee 2-Breath Cycle with Lori Forner
Quick video on how to breath in burpees using a 2-breath cycle. Breath control is important to help regulate how puffed you are in workouts, but more importantly to help with pelvic floor function and intra-abdominal pressure control (which is independent in each person). This is not modified for people with pelvic floor dysfunctions but can be applied to those situations. SEE A PELVIC HEALTH PHYSIO IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS!!!!