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Category: Pregnancy exercise

Can You Exercise with a Prolapse?

There are many physiotherapists, doctors, athletes and fitness trainers living with prolapse. Many continue to exercise regularly, play sport and compete. If you have recently been diagnosed with a prolapse, are nearing menopause or have recently had a baby, then this is for you (either to manage your POP or prevent one). An internal assessment with your Women’s health physio will help you assess what degree your prolapse is as well as what you are capable of currently, whether you should consider wearing a pessary during exercise and how your… Read more Can You Exercise with a Prolapse?

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!

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