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A Letter to my Ab Rehab Clients

To all of my hardworking Ab Rehab clients:

I want to share with you my own progress on the Ab Rehab program. It is my hope that it will give you some kind of a real life timeline, as to what kind of progress you can expect if you keep on the program, as diligently as you are able. I began the program in February with a separation of 11 fingerwidths total (3-4-4) and very weak connective tissue, 3 months postpartum from baby #2. I think that is as big of a separation as any of you are trying to close.

We are all on the program so we can all appreciate how challenging it is to stick to it! While the exercises are not difficult, finding the time and mental discipline to complete the sets and reps every day, each week, can be daunting at best. Like any fitness goal, it is a mountain and it takes baby steps to climb. Like you, since I began in February I have had countless interruptions and distractions, but I keep returning to the program and trying my best to stay on track. I have not done it 100% every day for the entire time, but I have managed to keep the ab rehab program as an integral part of my fitness program. I hope these results will inspire you to do the same!

Remember that not only are we suffering the symptoms of diastasis- bulging abdomens, lower back pain, mummy tummy- until our separation is closed we are structurally compromised and this limits what other activities and exercises we can do.

Here is my log of my abdominal rehabilitation progress:

Ab Rehab Notes

February 28th top-3, middle-4, lower-4 connective tissue- weak naval measurement 31" Waist 28"
April 6th (3 weeks later) top-3, middle-3, lower-4 connective tissue stronger naval measurement 29" Waist 27"
April 18th (2 weeks later) top-2, middle-3, lower-3 connective tissue stronger
April 29th (2 weeks later, 7 weeks total) top- 2, middle-3, lower-3 Waist 26"
May 26th (4 weeks later) top- 1, middle-3, lower-3 Waist 26"
June 13th (3 weeks later) top-0, middle-2, lower-3
July 22nd (5 weeks later) top-0, middle-1, lower-2

I have closed 8 fingerwidths in 19 weeks.

Today is the day to get your sets in folks! Keep up the hard work! As always, any questions let me know!

Very Sincerely,
Kate Rita PTS, PFS


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