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What is the BEST exercise for Mums?

  Could this be one of the million dollar questions in the fitness industry …….?! What do you think the best exercise is for you? Is it core exercise? Is it running a marathon? How about lifting weights? The answer is going to surprise you! But first, lets explore what others are saying – and what is NOT the best exercise for Mums. Every magazine, mummy blog, motherhood instagram page and fitness guru promote many different opinions, (which are usually either endorsed or biased) and largely promote high intensity exercise… Read more What is the BEST exercise for Mums?

Everything You Need to Know about Running during Pregnancy + Postpartum

I come from a running background. I started athletics before I started school, and competed twice a week until I was 18. In young adulthood, running was my go to form of exercise, infact, I didn’t really know how to do anything else. However, I have also had two pregnancies and births. And I can honestly say that running was one of the last things I wanted to do for exercise. In saying that, there are some women who have even run marathons during pregnancy, and if you google “running… Read more Everything You Need to Know about Running during Pregnancy + Postpartum

7 Steps to Combat Postnatal Depletion

Have you heard the term “Postnatal Depletion”? It’s fairly new but the condition is not. We all laugh about it and joke around about “Baby Brain”. But it is actually a serious condition that needs to be recognised!   Note** “Pregnancy brain” can also be called Baby Brain. However, in this article what I refer to as “baby brain” is the end result of  “Pregnancy brain”. Pregnancy Brain is a genuine, measurable phenomenon in which the mother’s brain actually reduces it’s grey matter volume and re-programs itself to be in… Read more 7 Steps to Combat Postnatal Depletion