Moms need strong glutes because they’re an important ally to your pelvic floor and core. They’re also what you’ll use to do most of the lifting, walking, lunging, squatting… that comes with the #momlife territory.
So strong glutes = feeling stronger overall, functioning better, and having an easier time keeping up with the day-to-day physical demands of motherhood.
But something that’s often missed in postpartum exercise programming is the fact that it’s not just “Do these 12 exercises to get a better booty”.
There’s so much more to the postpartum glute-strengthening scene than that.
And the surprising truth is that – if you’ve been doing glute exercises and not noticing much, if any difference in the way your glutes feel or look – it might not be because you’re choosing the wrong exercises, or even that you’re not doing them enough.
It could be that you’ve got some tightness that’s stopping you from getting results.
It’s actually super common for moms to have tight muscles in (and around) their booty that make it hard (maybe even impossible) for the glutes to engage as well as they could.
Just like you can have a too tight and a too weak pelvic floor at the same time, you can also have a too tight and too weak booty at the same time.[Read more…] about The Surprising Reason Your Butt Isn’t Getting Stronger (No Matter How Many Glute Exercises You Do)