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Exercise update

It's now August and I've done pretty well with my exercise resolution, managing my exercise routine without a break until I fell sick in April with a doozy of the flu that knocked me about for 3 weeks. Since then I've had a few breaks from exercise as I've succumbed to winter colds (pretty bad this year despite the mild winter) but have kept up in between and on those days I wasn't feeling too bad.

I'm now up to Module 10 of Mutu (and yes they did change the format so that instead of Weeks, they're now Modules!). I ended up going forward past Module 4 without managing to get my gap down to 2 fingers, as I was getting far too bored with the same exercises. I could do the new exercises without doming or shaking so figured I was good to go.

Sadly even with all my hard work, there's not been much change. If anything, it looks worse, particularly as I've stopped breastfeeding now and my boobs are back to normal size. Yet, my measurements are still about …

New Year, new you?

I posted previously about going to a women's physio to deal with my stomach gap after pregnancy. We had some moderate success in closing my diastasis recti, in fact we got my navel gap down to about 3 fingers and moderately deep. She gave me exercises every visit and I am still continuing with them, plus I started on the Mutu system which is when we really saw a difference in my passive measurement vs my active measurement.

But, as usual, life was busy and exercises became less of a priority. This year, I'm making them a priority. This year, I will be able to go to the beach in a bikini.

So, to keep track of my exercises, here goes: a weekly chart to mark them off.

Jan 1-6MTuWThFSaSuPhysio exercises (x2pd)XXXXXXXXXXXXXXMutu Core 2 (x2pd)XXXXXXXXXXXMutu Intensive (x4)X
I will post my 'before' photo too... taken at the start of Mutu a few months ago. I'm up to week 4 now (although I really think they should be called stages. I cannot progress beyond week 4 until I …