...Some simple solutions to get you looking your absolute best this Christmas I do love this time of Year, It all starts off with Halloween, shortly followed by Guy Fawkes Night, or Fireworks night or whatever you wish to call our big excuse to blow up millions of pounds in posh wiz bangs and then we are on a fairly short trajectory towards all things Christmas and I have to say I LOVE IT! We all want to look our best, but how to do that when the countdown to Christmas starts
It’s been a really interesting week. It started off with an amazing photo shoot with the woman who helps to make my business tick. Caroline does the number crunching for both Baby A-Wake and Body A-Wake, and without her – I’d be a little in the dark to say the least! We met through our Body Back Classes . She was one of the first Mums to venture in to a Baby A-Wake class! You know the story – one mummy chat leads to another and in a very mumpreneur way – we ended up working t
As a pre and postnatal exercise specialist I am on a daily basis talking about and doing pelvic floor exercises. Most of my clients have issues with their pelvic floor, some minor issues that they recover from fairly quickly but around 40% in my classes are referred to us or we send to their GP with suspected prolapses. I set up my business because there just wasn’t enough info around subjects like this and I wanted to provide women with an intelligent and straight talking ap
In case you missed it: My top five tips for feeling fabulous after giving birth If you are currently pregnant or thinking of getting pregnant, work on your fitness now. This will help you to feel stronger throughout your pregnancy, enable you to cope better with the birth and recover more quickly. Go to specific pre-natal exercise classes or check out my DVD. Get to know your body – start first with the pelvic floor. This is the muscle that you use for stopping yourself going
This isn’t the first time I’ve been asked to comment about the Duchess of Cambridges' ability to ping back into shape after having had a baby (see Hello feature here) but she has done it again second time around. Kate is however a great example of a healthy active fit Mum - not forgetting of course that she would have had all the best care and help in the world! You can however read my top tips on what you should be doing after you have had you baby in this feature – these 5
The Duchess of Cambridge in both of her pregnancies was reported to suffer from severe morning sickness a condition called Hyperemesis Gravidarum. This caused great concern in the media about whether she was gaining enough weight during her pregnancy. It’s a subject that concerns us all in pregnancy… Am I obese?
What does this mean?
I’m sure I am putting on too much weight in my pregnancy?
Am I putting on enough? – I’ve lost weight not gained it!
My midwife has told me I