Julie is a Registered Nurse, Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified Personal Trainer. She developed the Tupler Technique® Program in 1990 and for over 30 years has been teaching and developing the Tupler Technique® Program for treatment of diastasis recti for women, men and children.
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New York Magazine calls her the guru for pregnant women. She has been featured on many national television programs such as the Today Show, Regis & Kelly as well as in many fitness, medical, and women's health magazines.
The Tupler Technique® is the only research based program to treat a diastasis recti (see Columbia Study). More research is now being conducted in the UK on the Tupler Technique® and diastasis recti.
Since developing the Maternal Fitness® program, Julie has developed a substantial and loyal client base (see testimonials) and is now teaching the Tupler Technique® program to medical and fitness professionals all over the world (See Trained Professional Page). She has written four bestselling books-- Maternal Fitness (Simon& Schuster) and Lose Your Mummy Tummy (DaCapo), Together Tummy (Mascot), Will You Be My Belly Buddy? (Mascot)-- produced six videos (see Videos page) and developed the Diastasis Rehab Splint®. She is on the advisory board of Fit Pregnancy, Women's Health Foundation, Medical Fitness Network and the Women's Sports Foundation. She is a frequent speaker at medical and fitness conferences including the American Hernia Society where in 2011 and 2012 she presented abstracts from the research on her program.
Julie spoke on the non-surgical Tupler Technique® approach to Diastasis Recti at the 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, in Milan, Italy Center April, 2015 and at the Hernia Conference in Hamburg, Germany in 2019.
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