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Has our stance on body image regressed? What's the impact on our little girls?

 

 

I found this T shirt the other day – from the late 90’s  – and as warm and fuzzy as the nostalgia was, I kinda started to panic.

 It was this aqua...

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THE ALKALISING GREEN JUICE RECIPE THAT GIVES YOU AN INSTANT ENERGY BOOST

 

Spring and daylight savings time bring sunshine, fresh fruit, yummy seasonal produce and .. juices and smoothies. 

Even though I have probably tried hundreds of different juices and...

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Leak when you sneeze? You could be making this common mistake with your pelvic floor...

“Oh I have to cross my legs and clench every time I’m about to sneeze.” She laughed - half comedically, half self consciously. This was our first appointment together.


I nodded...

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Why crunches are a waste of time - and what to do instead

 

Crunches essentially target one core muscle – the rectus abdominis – by flexing the trunk in what is basically an ‘isolation’ exercise.

The rectus abdominis (RA) is a...

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3 simple exercises that stimulate the lymphatic system

 

 

 

 

The lymphatic (immune) system has a number of vessels that run around the body  (similiar to veins and arteries). 

 

 

The lymphatic vessels (in green,...

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What a lot of women don't know about relaxing the pelvic floor

There’s so much talk about the contraction part of “working” our pelvic floor muscles.

That we should be doing this every day.

That we should focus on squeezing...

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The best exercise to start with if you want to run

 

How do we get back to running once we've had kids?

 

If it's something you're keen to do (by no means is it essential) then the first step is checking that your core can control your...

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Working on fitness post birth? Most women need this instead.

 

"I need to get fit now that I've had a baby!"

I get it.  I hear it. It's a broad term in our culture promised as a cure all.

But.....what women need most after birth (and beyond) - more...
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TOP NUTRITION TIPS FOR BUSY MUMS – GUEST POST BY DR KATE GREGOREVIC

 

 

Written by Dr Kate Gregorevic, Founder of Elder Health Australia,  www.kategregorevic.com

Growing a baby is a momentous achievement. That little human you produce has grown from...

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ARE YOU DOING THESE 6 THINGS THAT MAKE ABDOMINAL SEPARATION WORSE (WITHOUT KNOWING)?

 

 

Post natal abdominal separation (also called DRAM – diastasis of the rectus abdominis muscle) is fairly common post birth.

 

Most often, it’s healed quickly and...

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