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New Research on Diastasis and Curl Ups, with Raphael Bender

By September 10, 2023September 14th, 2023Become a better instructor

2 new high quality research papers were published in the last couple of months, shedding more light on the effect of abdominal exercises on diastasis.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Instantaneous effect of abdominal exercises on diastasis here
  • Long-term effect of abdominal exercises on diastasis here
  • Connect with Raph on IG here
  • Schedule a call with our team here
About Raphael Bender:

Raph believes everyone deserves the opportunity to transform into a better version of themselves. His main strength as a teacher and movement professional is the ability to distill complex research findings into a simple, science-based approach to help people move fearlessly, thoughtlessly, and painlessly. He LOVES running, weights, cycling, and Contrology.

Raph holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation), a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Diploma of Pilates Movement Therapy, and STOTT PILATES full certification.

How to Connect with Raphael:

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  • Strengthen The Person Not Just The Body Part here
  • How to make $100k/year teaching Pilates here
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