Exercise for Recti Diastasis

10 min readFeb 12, 2023

Exercise for recti diastasis (ab separation) that are beneficial for all of us- lifelong.

Men, Women, Now Even Children Experience AB Separations

All of us should consider using today’s two simple (not easy) foundational AB exercises.

Both are foundational to our posture and spine stability, which is why you will see them in multiple exercise sequences I’ve developed and used over the past 4 decades.

Taking time to master them will pay off!

Last Week’s Post: AB Separation is Part 1 of this 2 Part Series

Post 1 shares:

  • How to check for AB separation(s).
  • Common Types of AB separations.

Recti Diastasis: Ab Separation.

The muscular separation of the left and right sides of the stomach muscles. It’s common and can go unnoticed for years.

Doing an ab check is a great place to start.

Now for The Two Exercises.

Exercise for Recti Diastasis

Strengthen Your Core: Torso Triad

Both exercises re-stabilize the instability an ab separation(s) creates.

They do that by strengthening the Torso Triad of Muscles.

The Triad:

  • Diaphragm
  • Pelvic Floor
  • Rectus abdominis

Leveraging the way the body works makes every repetition of the 2 Exercises effective, adding up to the results you are looking for, plus both exercises provide exponential benefits.




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