So you’ve just found out you’re pregnant; cue the excitement – and touch of anxiety! You know it’s best for both you and bump to keep active, but the last thing you need is added stress over not knowing what you should and should not be doing at the gym. If you’re new to exercise, […]

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To all the Mamas and soon-to-be-Mamas out there, how familiar does this sound: “You’re pregnant! Why are you exercising? Is it even safe?” or “Surely you shouldn’t be lifting weights while pregnant?” I’ve worked with many pregnant women over the years, and one thing’s for sure; when you’re pregnant, it seems your life and personal […]

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Is picking up your growing baby the only form of strength training you do? Try these body weight exercises for new mums to help you tone up troublesome areas, all in the comfort of your living room. BRIDGE Targets: legs, bottom, core, pelvic floor Ligaments can still be quite loose for up to six months […]

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Already worried about getting back in shape post-baby? Here are six things you need to know before easing back into fitness. Just a note, it’s important to get the all-clear from your doctor to exercise. He or she should provide you with lots of tips on the types of exercises you might want to encourage […]

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