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Planks, postnatal fitness and peeing your pants

Today, I'm going to talk to you about planks and new mums. Or in fact anyone who has pelvic floor dysfunction, back pain and/or has a mummy tummy they can't seem to shift. I addressed this in a live video on my Facebook page recently and it definitely got a bit of a...

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Girl least likely….

It's scary to think about this but I started secondary school 30 years ago. So first thing you now know about me is my age! Second thing is that at school I was pretty shy. I definitely wasn't part of the cool crowd, but wasn't in the geek camp either (at least I like...

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When can I start running after having a baby?

If I had a penny for every time I got asked this question....Although actually I'd be even richer if I had a penny for every time a new mum turned up at class and proudly told me they'd been for their first run. Before taking one look at my polite smile and their poor...

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How to ….. Start rebuilding your fitness after a baby

For many women, having a baby can be a hugely challenging time and that's true whether it's your first or your fourth.  On top of being responsible for a tiny person 24 hours a day, it can be very easy to lose a bit of your sense of self and become a bit disconnected...

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Stop trying to control what you can’t control

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest parts of my job is to motivate and encourage. To help my clients to pick apart the reasons (or excuses) that stop them from truly achieving their potential. As you can imagine, this isn't an overnight job and my approach has to be...

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Baby Carrying – Strength and stretch tips

Anyone with a baby will know all about a tight achy back, sore shoulders and that classic new mums posture where the shoulders round forward. But there are some really simple things you can do, which, if you apply them consistently will make a big difference. Have a...

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My favourite 5 recent reads

I'm an avid reader. I don't get as much chance to do it as I would like, but it's now become a firm bedtime habit to read for 20 minutes with my cup of Pukka night time tea. It's a little bit of space for me every day and I love it. I was talking about books to a...

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The True Path to Success

Hands up if you've ever started a new healthy regime, which hasn't lasted. So, after a while you started another, which didn't last, and so on, and so on.... Is the reason you never carry through a lack of willpower? Something happening in your life that got in the...

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