Author: Kate Smart

Returning to the new normality of September and more structured exercise, this week I found myself back in my favourite Spin class. It had taken a fair amount of internal persuasion to go as instead I could have tackled holiday …

Ever Regret a Workout? Read More »

Search the internet for exercises for diastasis recti* and all sorts of stuff gets thrown back to you. Some fabulous information and some dubious choices. Confusing and ambiguous information can make it really tricky for the client to work out …

Diastasis Recti – 5 things to consider alongside (or before) exercise. Read More »

Last week a certain post went viral (well in my world anyway) on social media. It was a video of a simply made felt book illustrating the layers involved in a C-section (click here for the idea credit) What the …

C -Section Recovery – why it’s more than just the scar…… Read More »

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Sometimes self diagnosed, often after an online search, sometimes after an appointment with a medical professional, I am often approached by women in a state of worry or worse. Diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, poochy tummies and leaky lady bits… …

From reaction to action…. Read More »

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Last week I was lucky enough to attend a talk from Dr Chatterjee, author of The Four Pillar Plan and more recently The Stress Solution. To coincide with his recent book launch, the topic was, perhaps obviously that of stress; …

The Power of Touch Read More »

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This week  I was delighted to spend some time with Claire Anne Rutherford. Claire is a Women’s Health Physiotherapist who works locally to me. We sat and had a chat about the pelvic floor in the postnatal period, discussed some …

Video Interview with a Women’s Health Physio Read More »

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Many of my blog posts come from questions I am asked throughout the week in classes and sessions. A few weeks ago a client told me that she had been informed by a friend that going from kneeling to standing …

Does this work my pelvic floor? Read More »

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It’s unusual for me to write about a body part that isn’t the pelvic floor or abdominal muscles BUT I felt compelled to say a few words as conversation has turned to legs a number of times in the last …

Love your legs! Read More »

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…. and what you should NOT! Yesterday I taught my usual Tuesday morning Buggyfit and as always, many topics of conversation came up, but one in particular has prompted me to put pen to paper (or finger tips to keyboard) …

What you should expect at an outdoor buggy postnatal class Read More »

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Not so long ago, I blogged about the news article on the issues with vaginal mesh implants and this week, amongst the carnage of Hurricane Ophelia and the scandal around Harvey Weinstein, the subject of this kind of surgery has …

Pelvic Floor Knowledge Bombs (part 1) Read More »

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