Double-unders, jumping rope and box jumps associated to SUI

Are mothers more at risk

  1. In CrossFit, half of the women experience SUI during exercise
  2. CrossFit exerts greater impact on pelvic floor than aerobics
  3. Exercise can be adapted to reduce pelvic floor stress

Nearly half of the female CrossFit participants experience urinary incontinence during exercise. Jumping exercises, having a child and vaginal delivery create a significant risk for urinary incontinence. This results from a survey of 149 women from California, of which 105 practised CrossFit and 44 who practised aerobics.


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