Julie Tupler is a Registered Nurse, Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified Personal Trainer. She developed the Maternal Fitness® Program in 1990 and for over 30 years has been teaching and developing the Tupler Technique® Program for women during and after pregnancy. In 2009 she opened Diastasis Rehab to specialize in the treatment of diastasis recti for women, men and children. Dr. Oz calls Julie an “expert” on diastasis recti and Elle Macpherson credits the Tupler Technique® for a 20 minute delivery and her fast recovery.
The Tupler Technique®, a research and evidenced based program to treat a diastasis recti, has now been translated into six different languages. Julie trains medical and fitness professionals all over the world in her proprietary program. Julie has written three bestselling books– Maternal Fitness (Simon& Schuster) and Lose Your Mummy Tummy (DaCapo) and her recent book Together Tummy (Mascot (2018). She has produced five videos on diastasis, and invented the Diastasis Rehab Splint®, Diastometer™ for measuring a diastasis, Corrective Connective Tissue Cream and TogetherTape™.
Julie has also developed an 18- week ongoing online support program for her clients all over the world. She is on the advisory board of Fit Pregnancy, Women’s Health Foundation and the Women’s Sports Foundation and Medical Fitness Network. She is a frequent speaker at medical and fitness conferences including the American Hernia Society where in 2015 she spoke on the non-surgical Tupler Technique® approach to Diastasis Recti at the 1st World Conference Before Abdominal Surgery to Prevent Incisional Hernia at the Hernia conference in Hamburg Germany Sept 2019.
Her website is www.DiastasisRehab.com.