Returning to fitness post-baby

A few of my social media followers have asked me for guidance on returning to exercise post-baby. If you're currently pregnant, there is...

The power of tiny gains

Spring is here! I hope you are all feeling a little bit lighter thanks to the longer days and beautiful blossoms. Today I would like to...

Do you strength train?

I never used to. For a long time, I was into running and yoga and it's only been in recent years that I've appreciated the benefits of...

Abs and glutes

Exercises on all fours are great as gravity means that you have to properly engage your deeper abdominals (transversus abdominis) to...

Once postnatal, always postnatal?

This is a question I ponder regularly. I think it's safe to say that you cannot change what your body has been through. However, I...

The benefits of cross-training

Do you cross-train or do you prefer to stick to the same exercise week after week? Some of you are past the 6-9 months postnatal phase...

Postnatal A-Z: Y for Yoga

Welcome back to my Postnatal A-Z where today I would like to dedicate Y to Yoga as well as mention some of the poses that are less...

Postnatal A-Z: X for X-ray

Today's Postnatal A-Z letter is X for X-ray. You may wonder why I've included this in here as I had so many other options starting with X...

Postnatal A-Z: R for Relaxin

In today's Postnatal A-Z I was tempted to just write Rest for the letter R as that is what I think we should all be doing in this heat!...

Postnatal A-Z: P for Pilates

My Postnatal A-Z continues today with P for Pilates. I write this from the point of view of a postnatal fitness specialist. What I really...

Postnatal A-Z: C for Core

Many mums want help 'fixing' their core. But what does this actually mean? And what muscles are we talking about? The core is made up of...

Is TRX Pilates on steroids?!

TRX Training UK are currently doing a FREE online suspension training course. If you are a personal trainer (or physio/osteopath) looking...

When did you last use a foam roller?

I have a love-hate relationship with the foam roller which is why I keep coming back for more 😀 I recently advised one of my mums to use...