Where does a stomach bulge come from?

Where does a stomach bulge come from?

When it comes to postpartum sports, there are now various tips and hints everywhere. When you ask if you are ready to do more, there is no standard answer. BUT you have to individually look at how the body of each woman behaves. During pregnancy, all the muscles...

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To the mum without her baby

To the mum without her baby

A couple of years ago, when I was in an early stage of pregnancy with our 3rd child,  we were due to have an ultrasound  appointment  where we were told we had lost the baby. It came as complete shock to us. But more shocking was that there is not much...

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Motivation – Where do we find it?

Motivation is a big word - and important to have for a lot of things, not just for a healthy lifestyle. But what does it even mean? According to the dictionary MOTIVATION is a) a reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way...

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Mummy Posture Matters

Last winter I was busy doing my Sports Massage qualifications. One thing I became even more aware of during the training, is that everything in our bodies is connected. There is not one area we can look at isolated... at least when it comes to...

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The belly-less mums

I've been working with new and not so new mums for three years now and so often I meet ladies who are almost afraid to look at their tummies or touch them, and also they try to constantly suck it in to make it appear smaller. This makes me so sad!!! A lot of my...

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When New Mums Return to Exercise

Are you a new mum or not so new mum and are thinking about returning to exercising? After working with postnatal ladies for the last 2.5 years, I know there isn't much advice given in prenatal classes about the best and safest way to work out after pregnacy. Often...

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Holistic Core Restore® and first results

Right before my summer break, my first small group finished their Every Woman course. Which is a 6week programme that focuses on integrating pelvic floor exercises into every day life movements. Clients also learn how to balance their hormones better with nutritious...

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Are you alright?

How often do we say this to people in passing or get asked by others? How often do we just say a meaningless - good thanks?Or more important, how often do we stop and ask ourselves or others if we're truly alright?? Almost six and a half years ago, I became a mum for...

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Belly Gap (Diastasis recti)

Belly Gap (Diastasis recti)

Very common for women after having a baby is that they are left with a diastasis recti. This is a weakened and dysfunctional belly wall, which often goes along with stress incontinence, low back pain and the mummy tummy/doming of the muscles. Often mums get told to...

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From Postnatal to Tough Mudder

Last weekend my fellow Buggyfit Trainer Samantha from London and I took two of our committed and faithful Buggyfit Ladies to run the Tough Mudder Half in West London.Jo had been coming to Buggyfit for well over a year now and has recovered fully and has also returned...

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BUGGYFIT WHEN CAN I START?

You may join a Buggyfit class as soon as you have had your GP check (usually at 6-8 weeks postnatal), and they have OK’d you to exercise. You don’t need a specific pram or buggy, we ensure the Buggyfit classes are suitable for all of you.

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