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Lifestyle, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

3 Ways to use a Fitball

You may call it, a Fitball, Swissball, Birthball or Stability Ball. Regardless we’re talking about the same item of fitness equipment, that is one of my favourite items to use. They are fabulous for pregnancy exercise but also have many other added bonuses if postbirth or recovering from injury or pelvic floor concerns! Here are 3 simple but effective moves to […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

7 Female Fitness Myths

Here are 7 common female fitness myths that need to be debunked. 1. Stop forcing down 4L OF WATER PER DAY – you might be flushing important minerals tune into your thirst cues, sip as you need (your bladder will also thank you). 2. Exercise does not reduce your baby’s […]

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Lifestyle, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

How the feet impact the core and pelvic floor

If you have been hanging with me for a while you would have heard me say….the Pelvic Floor and the rest of the CORE –  DON’T WORK IN ISOLATION, they are part of a fascially integrated and functionally synergistic WHOLE. The ‘conversation’ between the core and the rest of the body runs […]

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Mindset & Motivation, Post Pregnancy

Just because you COULD doesn’t mean you SHOULD – POSTPARTUM

Some days I want to shout from the rooftops, that just because you COULD doesn’t mean you SHOULD when it comes to your postpartum recovery. FEELING GOOD post birth or postpartum does not necessarily mean you SHOULD. I totally understand that this may seem counterintuitive especially after you have had 10 hours […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

SHOULD I DO KEGELS?

If only it were true that all you need is 40 reps a day of KEGELS for a “stronger better, tighter, pelvic floor”. Unfortunately there is ongoing Kegel or not to KEGEL confusion! Why I don’t work with Kegels If you have been following me for a while you have probably […]

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Lifestyle, Mindset & Motivation, Post Pregnancy

Do you have Postnatal Depletion?

Unfortunately when women enter motherhood it has become the new normal that experiencing symptoms of fatigue, exhaustion and stress are just part of the new mama package. But postnatal depletion is real – it is a syndrome of accumulated issues including deep fatigue, hyper-vigilance, and overwhelm. After birth many women […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

To plank or not to plank – during and after pregnancy ?

I am regularly asked …”can I plank during pregnancy and postpartum to train my core or lose the “mummy tummy”.” Some other questions include… Is a plank safe to do when pregnant ? Will planking help strengthen my core post birth ? Can I plank if I am healing diastasis […]

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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

The Bikini Body

I believe that the whole “get a bikini body” has a bad reputation. The notion that there is one type of body that is acceptable to be in a bikini doesn’t make sense to me. It only perpetuates the whole “yo yo dieting” culture which is incredibly unhealthy mentally and […]

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