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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

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

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

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

Tummy tuck or liposuction? (photos)

I was 210lb and lost 40lb within a year. I am now 170lb and since having my gallbladder removed last July I have stayed pretty much the same weight... 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

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

Is it possible to have muscle repair just to help strengthen muscles, even if no repair is required?

I have never had strong stomach muscles, but my PS doesn't think I'll need muscle repair when I have my TT. I have degenerative disc disease and can... READ MORE

How strong is the tummy tuck muscle repair 2 months post op?

Can doing sit ups or crunches damage or stretch muscle repair 2 months post op? READ MORE

I've had three consultations and been told that I've lost the upper part of my abdomen after four c-sections. What can i do?

I am 43years old and really need a tummy tuck but have seen three consultants but unfortunately have been refused for tummy tuck ,according to them I... READ MORE

Had a c-section 2 years ago come October, what's wrong with my belly. (Photos)

Stomach is still really like jelly and it's got a big don't in above my belly button! What's wrong with my belly? Tried exercising nothing helps.. am... READ MORE

8 weeks post Tummy Tuck with muscle repair and hernia repair, when I get back my muscle strength ?

Hi, I had a tummy tuck 8 weeks ago and I am healing really well and everything is generally going well. I find I am still needing to wear my binder... READ MORE

Is Pilates Good Homework BEFORE a Tummy Tuck?

I'm booked for a TT in 8 weeks. Per my doc's advice, I've lost weight. I'm down about 12 lbs and will easily and happily keep going until the surgery.... READ MORE

Tummy tuck and muscle.

I have worked hard at obtaining a strong core for my back (have osteoarthritis ) will a tummy tuck strengthen my core muscles further through having... READ MORE

Will a tummy tuck help alleviate my nerve pain?

My L5 is herniated and is hitting the nerve causing constant pain. I'm now 51 and it seems like my tummy is getting larger. I try to exercise, but... READ MORE

Can I workout my abdomen after a tummy tuck?

Such as situps, planks,sit up machines and or other core strengthening weighted exercises ? READ MORE

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