Author: Kate Smart

Video Interview with a Women’s Health Physio

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

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Does this work my pelvic floor?

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

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Love your legs!

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

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What you should expect at an outdoor buggy postnatal class

…. 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)

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Pelvic Floor Knowledge Bombs (part 1)

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

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21 Day 6 months plus postnatal workout 1

A slightly more advanced workout for those who have finished the programme and are at least 6 months postnatal with no diastasis recti (separated abdominals). In this workout I am using a pair of dumb bells weighing 2kg each.  …

What a mesh…..

More than one client emailed me links to the news article below, knowing that I would have something to say.  Take a read (the link to the article is in the title). “Vaginal Mesh Implants – hundreds sue NHS over

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20 minutes….

This week a client asked this exact question: ‘When you have 20 minutes ‘down time’ what do you do’? I was honest and answered that quite often I will take a look at all the notifications that I have on

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New Year, Same you!

I do love January. There’s a sense of optimism, of reclaiming clarity and order and good intentions are set but it’s so well documented that resolutions fall by the wayside a few days or weeks into any new year. Habit

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Thrive Through the Festive Season!

As I write this post we are just over 4 weeks away from the big day (and even writing that makes me fret a little at what needs to be done!) This week will be seeing me out of the

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