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Should You Exercise When Sick?

Should you make yourself exercise when sick?   Is it ok to exercise when you’re just a little bit poorly as opposed to really unwell? How do you know when you are too ill to exercise and should rest instead? For more help on getting in shape, losing weight and improving your energy and health get your […]

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Are You Making You Diastasis Recti worse?

Diastasis Recti can occur after pregnancy and is very common. Diastasis Recti is when the abdominal muscle don’t close completely following having a baby, leaving a vertical gap where the linea nigra was during pregnancy, along the mid-line of the tummy.   It can be corrected with gentle exercises done frequently, that engage the stomach […]

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The Smart Way To Shift Baby Weight

Every new Mum wants to lose the baby weight and get back into her pre-pregnancy clothes as soon as possible after giving birth. And while it’s important to be a healthy weight there are a few considerations when it comes to how to go about exercising and diet. Firstly if you’re breastfeeding you’ll need lots […]

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Why Should You Change Your Sedentary Life?

Some of the smartest inventions of the 20th Century have also become the most damaging to our health. I’m not talking about illegal drugs, or airplane crashes or even the threat of nuclear warfare. Of course those things are pretty deadly, but thankfully rare in the context of the general population. I’m talking about the […]

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10 Ways To Be More Active At Home Today For Free

Whether it’s Christmas spending or paying the deposit on your newly booked Summer holiday, there’s rarely a time of year we couldn’t do with rolling back the spending and being a bit more strategic on where you put your pennies.   As much as wanting to get in shape for Summer and feel fitter and […]

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Workout Smarter Not Harder!

Work, studies, children, parents, significant others, family life… it’s no wonder we don’t have all the time we’d like to dedicate to exercise. It seems pretty reasonable to put your lack of fitness down to lack of workout and activity time. Or perhaps you ARE pounding the pavements every day – jogging before work, group class […]

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How to set your fitness goals – and stick to them

How To Set Your Fitness Goals -And Actually Stick To Them. A guest blog post for wareable.com   Polly from The Fit Mum Formula believes that to hit fitness goals using a tracker “you want a tracking device to make the process easier not irritating.” She explained that without realising it, most of us have different motivations […]

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Get Fit In Your Home Gym – Your Garden!

Read the original post for Jacksons Fencing here.  Hands up if you love to exercise for the sake of exercise? Just me? Ok well as a health and fitness coach I guess it’s only natural that I love getting a good sweat on, lifting heavy weights and feeling my muscles burn. But for most people staying fit, […]

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Ask an expert:- How to Lose Weight for your Wedding Day

If there’s one thing a bride wants on her Wedding Day (second of course to becoming legally tied to the one you love!) it’s to feel confident that it’s your day to shine and be the centre of attention, with everyone admiring how beautiful your dress is and how happy you look. You’ll be photographed […]

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Playground Workout – Get Fit with the Family!

If you’ve got small kids as I have, you’ll know how hard it is to find ‘me time’ for simple things like a bath by yourself let alone making time for exercise. Even if your children are at school during the day most people work or have other commitments that get in the way of exercise. […]

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