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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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HOW STABILITY TRAINING BRIDGES THE GAP BETWEEN REHAB AND FITNESS

 

I've been working in fitness and rehabilitation for over 18 years.  I’ve trained athletes, post surgical patients, and general peeps doing all things active.

And across this...

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EXACTLY HOW TO ACTIVATE YOUR PELVIC FLOOR CORRECTLY (CAUTION – REAL TALK AHEAD)

 

 

So… not many of us therapists are willing to cover this info in a blog post – but I see so much confusion out there – from 95% of the women I work with – and...

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THE BEST AT HOME BUTT EXERCISE YOU CAN START DOING TODAY FOR YOUR PELVIC FLOOR AND CORE

 

 

The Gluteus Maximus is the largest muscle in our bottom, and is usually responsible for powerful movements like deep squats, and for speed (think sprints).

These glute muscles...

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WHY YOU NEED TO STRETCH THIS TINY MUSCLE BEFORE DOING ANY BUTT EXERCISES – AND HOW TO DO IT

 

The piriformis is a relatively small but strong muscle in the buttocks that, when too tight, can cause lower back pain, SIJ (sacroiliac joint) issues, and sciatica type symptoms.

 

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DRAM (DIASTASIS RECTI) – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

Abdominal Separation is known as DRAM, or Diastasis Recti. It refers to the stretching of the line of tissue (the linea alba) that runs down the centre of the rectus abdominis muscles...

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WHEN YOU SHOULDN’T BE PLANKING – MY TOP 5 PRECAUTIONS

 

The Plank Exercise – is it right for YOUR body?

 It’s the abdominal exercise that we see everywhere.  Good?  Bad?  Depends on who...

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