The Squat Is the New Kegel

squatskegalWe’ve been told forever to do our Kegels. But one expert, biomechanical scientist Katy Bowman, says that Kegels are only part of what is needed. AND  if the pelvic floor has dropped (which happens to many women post-baby), Kegels can actually do more harm than good.

So what’s a Fit Bottomed Mama to do? Squat! Katy says that the new movement in women’s fitness will be the squat because the pelvic floor, hip and knee all require regular squatting for optimum health and performance.

Intrigued? Learn how to squat properly! —Jenn

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  1. On the same page as my new workout methodology, CORE TRANSFORMER 3-Dimensional Training incorporates Kegels and core performance type squats, plyometrics, etc. Can’t wait for your awesome FBG team to view and review:)!

    Linda LaRue, RN MEd, ATC
    Creator, CORE TRANSFORMER 3-D Training

  2. whatever works to keep the body toned and healthy is wonderful in my book. I’ll be doing these and hope they work.