Episode 20:Julie Tupler Discusses Diastasis Recti

Julie Tupler is a Registered Nurse, Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified Personal Trainer. For over 20 years she has been teaching and developing the Tupler Technique(r) Program for treatment of diastasis recti for women, men and children, to prepare pregnant women for labor and abdominal surgery patients for surgery.

Dr. Oz calls Julie an expert on diastasis recti. New York Magazine calls her the guru for pregnant women. She has been featured on many national television programs such as the Today Show, Regis & Kelly as well as in many fitness, medical, and women’s health magazines.

The Tupler Technique(r) is the only research and evidenced based program to treat a diastasis recti

She is now teaching the Tupler Technique(r) program to medical and fitness professionals all over the world. She has written two bestselling books– Maternal Fitness (Simon& Schuster) and Lose Your Mummy Tummy (DaCapo), produced five DVDs, and developed the Diastasis Rehab Splint(r), Corrective Connective Tissue Cream and the Together Tape. Julie has also developed a six week online support program for people that do not have a trained professional in their area. . She is on the advisory board of Fit Pregnancy, Women’s Health Foundation and the Women’s Sports Foundation. She is a frequent speaker at medical and fitness conferences. Julie recently spoke on the non-surgical Tupler Technique(r) approach to Diastasis Recti at the1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, in Milan, Italy Center April, 2015.

In this episode, Julie shares how she stumbled upon her discovery of actually decreasing a diastasis, and shares her knowledge around keeping it small throughout pregnancy and all the other little tips she shares with her own clients.

Listen in as Julie talks about:
– things you should do and avoid when it comes to caring for your abdominals as a pregnant and new mom
-why you should never do crunches
-how to check for and avoid surgery for any width of diastasis


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Buying the book gives you a LIFETIME membership to Julie’s new private “Together Tummy” book club. You can connect with other people doing the program as well as get your questions answered at Julie’s webinar which she does every other month on an ongoing basis. The club will be a place where everyone doing the Tupler Technique® can both get and give support. Julie will also be supporting everyone with her webinar to answer questions which she will be doing every other month. The first webinar will be in June.

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