Running After Childbirth

Too Keen ? Many women are incredibly eager to return to running after childbirth. After a natural and uncomplicated birth some believe that they are ready to run at a few weeks post partum. Returning to running after pregnancy is dependent on the individual, but there are a few guidelines that are applicable to everyone. […]

29th July, 2018 Read more...

How Soon Can I start Postnatal Exercise?

After pregnancy, most women want to get back to their pre-pregnancy shape and weight as soon as possible, and may feel under a lot of pressure to do so. If you exercised regularly before you had your baby , you may be itching to get back into a postnatal exercise regime as soon as possible […]

25th July, 2018 Read more...

Postnatal Exercise – or What Has Happened to my Tummy?

In my role as a woman’s health and fitness specialist, specialising in postnatal exercise I come across many new mums who ask this question! If you are a first-time mother, you may be a little shocked at how your body looks immediately after giving birth; What was previously a full, round hard belly now resembles something […]

17th July, 2018 Read more...

Why Alcohol Makes you Fat and stops you from Losing it

So you want to lose weight and want to know whether or not you should drink alcohol on a weight loss programme.  The sad fact of the matter is that alcohol makes you fat and stops you from losing it too. Alcohol has a two-fold negative effect on our ability to lose fat Alcohol is […]

12th July, 2018 Read more...

GLA – Eating Good Fat to Lose Bad Fat

  Ironically, after years of demonising FAT in general, the diet, health, fitness and food industry is having to re-communicate to the general public that not ALL fat is bad for us and indeed some fats are not only vital to optimum health but may also aid fat loss. One of the hottest Essential Fatty […]

10th July, 2018 Read more...

Checking for Diastasis Recti

YOU MAY HAVE DIASTASIS RECTI IF.. Your abdominal muscles seem to only get worse when you do crunches, sit ups or planks… Your belly button mysteriously became an outie when it was always an innie… You get lower back ache You pee yourself every time you sneeze, cough, laugh, stand up, sit down… You have […]

2nd July, 2018 Read more...