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How to Flatten and Strengthen Weak Abdominal Muscles?

I had my baby 4 years ago and I still look 6 months pregnant. I just had an umbilical hernia surgery a few days ago and my doctor told me its all... READ MORE

Strengthening Abs After Tummy Tuck?

I had a Tummy Tuck in July 2008. I had always been a huge ab work out fan. Now, I feel a lot of pulling and pain when I do crunches. My doctor said to... READ MORE

Will a TT with Muscle Repair Help Strengthen Stomach Muscles After C Section?

I have had two C-sections and since my second c-section I have had great difficulty building the strength back up in my abs. I have a large separation... READ MORE

How Strong Are the Internal Stitches?

I had a tummy tuck 2 weeks ago.I feel great and have had almost no pain. I do get sore and tight,I know that is to be expected. I guess the fact that... READ MORE

Abdominoplasty, Does It Increase Future Core Strength? This is Not an Insurance Question.

I've had 4 children/2csections/twins carried fullterm. I'm 5ft/100lbs & no longer have the core strength I used to have since having my twins 4yrs... READ MORE

When is Muscle Repair Strong Enough to Not Worry About Pulling Sutures?

I am currently 5 weeks post op from a full tummy tuck with muscle repair. I am so happy with my results and feel great. So great that I am worried... READ MORE

How to Exercise Abs After Successful Extended TT W/ Lipo -- Abs, Hips, Thighs

I had above surgery 10 months ago-thrilled with my results. Question-have seen conflicting answers on this subject. I worked out regularly prior to... READ MORE

Will Tummy Tuck Help Give Me a Strong Core? I Want to Be STRONG! (photo)

I have two hernias and severe diastasis recti. I have gone to a general surgeon and thee PS for consultations. I do not care about loose skin or... READ MORE

Will a Tummy Tuck Make my Abdominal Core Stronger?

I just finished having kids and now find my core very weak. I have been told by my gp that my pregnancies have caused my abdominal muscles to seperate... READ MORE

L5S1 Ruptured Resulting in Lumber Discectomy. I Have Diastasis Recti and Am Thin. How Do I Strengthen my Core to Recover?

I realize a tummy tuck to repair the diastasis recti is not deemed necessary by insurance - nor do I want to go through the surgery. I am however... READ MORE

Hello! I am wondering why I still look 3-4 months pregnant when my second child is almost a year old. (photos)

I am 5 ft 2 in tall, 115lbs and very active. I also eat very clean and am conscious of my intake of calories. However, I still look 3-4 months... READ MORE

Any benefit to strengthening the abs (transverse especially) prior to tummy tuck?

I have diastasis recti big time. I'll get a TT hopefully in July. Is there any benefit to strengthening the transverse abs and attempting to close the... READ MORE

what can i do to strengthen my abdominal muscle wall?

After i had a CT SCAN i was told that i have laxity of abdominal muscle wall,i also had a repaire of insisional hernia,plz help me the pain is killing... READ MORE

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