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Nutrition, Pregnancy

Labour-aid. A drink perfect for Labour.

I tell all my class participants that labour is going to be the biggest work-out of your life ! So it is important you are fit, strong and prepared. Just like any work-out you need to ensure you are properly hydrated, this  labour-aid drink is fantastic for sipping in between contractions. […]

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Motivation, Pregnancy

Maintaining correct form and posture during Pregnancy Exercise.

There is no doubt about it …women who exercise with correct form and posture when pregnant will return to shape faster and more effectively than those that do not. Research has also shown that the right form of exercise can certainly shorten the second stage of labour and improve post labour […]

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Lifestyle, Post Pregnancy

An important poem – Slow Down Mummy.

Sometimes you need to be told to slow down Mummy as most days it is non-stop as a Mother. Just for today, don’t rush, put that phone down, forget about getting to work on time, doing the washing, making the beds and enjoy time with your family. Your little ones […]

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Nutrition

Avocado Chocolate Mousse – vegan, gluten free.

Now…. don’t freak out, yes this choccy mousse has avocado in it ! Trust me if I didn’t tell you, you wouldn’t even notice. Even better give it to the kids and they will think it is the best treat ever. It is so simple, so delicious and is a […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Why Consult a Certified Pregnancy and Post Natal Trainer ?

Consulting with a certified trainer who specializes in pregnancy and post natal exercise is highly advisable, especially if you are relatively new to exercise, have a history of injury, a complicated birth, and if want to have a program customized for your pregnancy and recovery. Please consider this before you jump […]

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Lifestyle, Motivation, Post Pregnancy

Returning to exercise post birth.

So you have probably just recovered from the biggest work out of your life – Labour ! And despite the challenges of early motherhood you might be wondering when can I start exercising after giving birth ? Me and my 2nd son only 5 days old. Before you start exercising […]

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Lifestyle, Nutrition

Triple chocolate cheesecake – vegan, paleo, gluten free.

How good does this look ? My multi-talented friend Terri Hanlon is a fabulous photographer plus…..brilliant cook and food stylist. This is her TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE It is  free of gluten, grains, soy, peanuts, dairy, eggs is also low sugar, vegan and paleo….and OH YEAH still tastes amazing ! Prep-time: […]

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Pregnancy

Myths about pregnancy fitness.

There are many suitable exercises to do during pregnancy but there are also several myths about pregnancy fitness. When you become pregnant, it can be overwhelming  thinking about exercise as you don’t want to do anything to jeopardise your pregnancy. Especially, if you have taken a long time to conceive, […]

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Motivation, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Why exercise before during and after pregnancy ?

I commonly see many women fall pregnant, then suddenly decide now is the time to start exercising. Several women have never exercised before, however, as they now have a little one growing inside them they feel great urgency to become super healthy and fit during pregnancy. Exercising during pregnancy is […]

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