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Category: Core exercises

From Crossfitter to Pregnant with Twins

This approach is all ABOUT adaptable training and movement strategies – telling women to
“LISTEN TO YOUR BODY”
“DO WHAT YOU’VE AWAYS DONE!”
“IF YOU WORKOUT YOU’LL BOUNCE BACK!”
in pregnancy is downright dangerous. No joke. On the other end of the spectrum, Trainers who are making women scared to pick up a dumbbell during pregnancy is not DUTY of CARE. It’s not preparing her for the biggest physical event of her life – BIRTH!

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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

Pilates vs Yoga – What’s the Difference?

So you’ve noticed that both Pilates and yoga are growing in popularity. All your friends are talking about it and your Instagram is saturated with beautiful fit half naked people posing in their over priced gym gear doing it. To be honest, I haven’t really tried Yoga. Don’t get me wrong, I would like to, because it has many physical benefits, and some days I long for a big long stretch out, but Yoga classes contain a very spiritual element that conflicts with my own religious beliefs. However, even if… Read more Pilates vs Yoga – What’s the Difference?