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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?

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