Women’s health and fitness, personal training and Pilates

Author: Laura Demery

It’s free, you can do it anywhere, at any time, with no cost or equipment, but when is the right time to don the trainers and pound the pavements after a baby? Running is one of the easiest forms of Read more…

The jellyfish is strange-looking creature that given half a chance will sting you in the sea and may require your best friend to pee on you! So how on earth does this relate to your fitness and health? Well if you Read more…

One of the side effects of having a baby involves the connective tissue (linea alba) in between the two sides of the long abdominal muscles (rectus abdominals), stretching to help accommodate the growing baby. This is commonly known as diastasis Read more…

As someone who suffered with PGP/SPD in both pregnancies from around 16 weeks, I understand how this condition can be debilitating and interfere with everyday living. For those of you lucky enough not to have experienced this, lets just give Read more…

The views around exercising during pregnancy have changed over the last few years. Gone are the days of bed rest and avoiding lifting. Now we see crossfitters still lifting and marathon runnners winning medals. However, there can still be some Read more…

You’ve had the baby, found how to function best on no sleep and figured out a sort of routine. You’ve had your check up and now would love to start exercising again. You look up the local post-natal fitness classes Read more…

Getting back into exercise following child birth can either seem daunting or something to look forwards to. Exercise has been suggested to help ward off or help with post natal depression and anxiety, giving you time for yourself and reconnecting Read more…

I started this blog to give simple tips, share advice and information to expecting, new, existing mums and women in general.

I plan to blog about things relating to fitness, movement and having children. I’m open to suggestions if anyone wants me write about anything in particular.

I hope you enjoy and find these useful but do remember to always seek clearance from your healthcare provider before starting a new exercise programme. The advice in this blog is general in nature and not a substitute for tailored and individual guidance from a qualified and reputable professional.

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