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Pregnant after prolapse – second trimester

Pregnant after prolapse – second trimester

OMG, what a difference energy-wise between first and second trimester (I can’t remember feeling this different during my first pregnancy). This energy definitely helped me to keep up with my training. I trained four to five times a week. Strength training twice a week...

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Pregnant after prolapse – first trimester

Pregnant after prolapse – first trimester

I won’t hide that this pregnancy was a total surprise. First when I found out about it, I panicked! I worried about what would happen to my pelvic floor and my prolapse. So as soon as my GP confirmed the pregnancy, I went to see a women’s health physio straightaway....

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My fitness journey and my why

My fitness journey and my why

People often think that I have always been into sports and fitness. But while I was always quite active when I was younger, I never focused on a specific sport or discipline. And I got into fitness because I didn’t like my body (as harsh as it sounds). As a child I...

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POP awareness month

POP awareness month

June is POP awareness month. Have you heard about POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse)? POP occurs when the muscles, fascia and ligaments holding your pelvic organs (bladder, uterus, and bowel) are weakened and stretched, which allows the pelvic organs to drop. You can have...

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My truth about motherhood

My truth about motherhood

  A few months ago Jen Dugard wrote a blog, “What’s your motherhood truth?” and that inspired me to write my own. I don’t really share it very often, and sharing this blog wasn’t easy (and I’ve changed it so many times). I’m used to sharing about my pelvic floor...

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Anti-inflammatory Foods – Guest Blog

Anti-inflammatory Foods – Guest Blog

Start the year with wild weight loss goals and a grand plan, only to feel you’ve already plateaued? We’ve found the nutrition buzz this year is around inflammation. This is our bodies immune response, where it tries to fight off harmful things like damaged cells, bugs...

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One-year anniversary

One-year anniversary

This month marks one-year since I quit my office job and launched my own business. It’s a time of reflection for me. I would be lying if I’ve said that it’s been an easy year, as it hasn’t, but I definitely don’t regret my decision and I love what I do now (even...

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Low Pressure Fitness – Guest Blog

Low Pressure Fitness – Guest Blog

I discovered Hypopressives few months after I’ve found out about my prolapse. This method is very popular in Spain and it’s supposed to help with prolapse. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find anyone in Australia who is using this method and could teach me. I bought a short...

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Breathing matters

Breathing matters

The other day, at the beginning of my outdoor class, I asked my clients to assess their breathing and check if they are using the diaphragm when they breath or if they use the upper chest.  I was actually very surprised that a big majority (7 out of 10) used the upper...

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