Category: Exercising the Core

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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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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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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Why I tell you to ‘Exhale on Exertion’

Working with post-natal women, in fact women in general it is absolutely paramount for me to be ensuring that every single move that they make is going to help and not hinder (or worse, be detrimental to) the integrity and

When it comes to the crunch…..

I think this is one of the biggest questions when it comes to postnatal exercise…..   When can I crunch? Why can’t I crunch? What can I do instead of crunches?   Alongside losing excess baby weight, getting back into

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To run…… or to take your time?

To Run or Not to Run Post Natal

Working in the field of women’s fitness and specialising in the wellness of the post-natal woman, this question comes up again and again. Every individual is different and every birthing experience comes with varied recovery issues. We all know the

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