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Lifestyle, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Amazing gifts for a New Mum or Baby Shower

Are you looking for the perfect baby shower gift ? Or perhaps something special for a new mum on Mother’s Day? It’s no secret that motherhood brings many life changes, both wonderful and overwhelming. You blink, and suddenly life as you know it has shifted… again. If you are a […]

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Lifestyle, Mindset & Motivation, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Should I exercise to exhaustion to get results ?

I want to bust a myth. You can’t base the effectiveness of an exercise or workout on the feeling of your muscles “burning”.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Exercising to exhaustion or “burn” does not guarantee results!⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ This whole “feel the burn” notion that you have to be sore after each workout is flawed, […]

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Lifestyle, Mindset & Motivation, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Self Care is not just for hipsters – pregnancy & postpartum

Self-care is a pretty hot topic at the moment. Some might think it’s just a trend and only for hipsters. Well, ladies – it sure ain’t … As women, we all do multiple roles during any given day. We may be a mum, daughter, significant other, sister, boss, co-worker, entrepreneur, […]

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Lifestyle, Nutrition, Pregnancy

Is it safe to lose weight while pregnant ?

 I was recently interviewed by Aaptiv, the world’s original Audio Fitness App, and asked if it was safe to lose weight during pregnancy. Read more below. If you’re worried about gaining pregnancy weight, then you’re not alone. In fact, some women experience concerns about pregnancy weight gain, so they try to get […]

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Lifestyle, Mindset & Motivation, Post Pregnancy

Discover 5 new ways to reshape post baby postpartum

Are you trying to reshape post baby ? I’ve been in the fitness industry for over 25 years, and specifically training women for over 10 years. I have found that many women continue to struggle with the same post baby body issues. What often frustrates most women is that no […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Get Peachy – release your glutes and core.

It’s time to get PEACHY ! Mama’s and Mama’s to be PLEASE show off your bootiful booties and stop “tucking and sucking”. As females told to do this (I know I was told as a ballet dancer) to squeeze my glutes and draw in my core. Doing this for prolonged […]

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Lifestyle, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Skin changes during and after Pregnancy.

Some women seem to have that healthy skin “glow” during pregnancy. Personally, I was really surprised about how my skin changed during and after pregnancy. My skin had pigmentation, became more sensitive and during my 3rd pregnancy I woke up one night feeling like my skin was crawling it was […]

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Pregnancy

What causes leg cramps during pregnancy ?

It is not uncommon to experience leg cramps and restless legs during pregnancy, particularly in the 3rd trimester. Many pregnant women experience some form of muscle spasms in their legs, with cramping being more frequent whilst sleeping. Leg cramps during pregnancy may be caused by the following : Additional weight […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Are burpees and box jumps suitable post birth / postpartum ?

For every exercise there is a correct time and place to do it – including burpees, skipping and box jumps ! Especially if it is an exercise that improves function and moves you closer to a specific goal. During pregnancy and postpartum try to choose exercises that are safe and […]

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