One of the things that new mums tell me almost more than than anything else, is that they wish they had fully understood how important pelvic floor health was, and they wish they had taken the time to focus on it a bit before baby came - as let's face it, once baby is out… Continue reading How to restore your pelvic floor, in less than 3 minutes a day
As some of you who are regular readers of the blog (hiya! *waves* Very happy to have you here!), you'll know that in November I started my MUTU journey, with a screening of the EMBRACE documentary which blew my mind. As part of that fantastic body confidence campaign, I was offered the chance to trial… Continue reading MUTU – Leaner, Stronger, Fitter, more in control, more confident? Don’t mind if I do!
New year, new you, all the headlines shout enthusiastically. We might write energetic resolutions in our new 2018 journals, or we might shrink further back into the sofa clutching our Merlot and saying bah humbug. Whatever your approach to the new year, you can guarantee that there's an element of transition about the passing of… Continue reading New Year Wellness toolkit
Dry January - are you doing it? Have you done it? Normally the driest my January goes is a dry white wine. I've always been a bit sniffy about abstaining from alcohol for a full smug month - not to mention the fact that January is chock full of family birthdays which means there is… Continue reading Dry January: The impropriety of sobriety
This week I had the pleasure and privilege of going to a body positivity event hosted by the MuTu System. It was a screening of the Body Positivity documentary created by Taryn Brumfitt Founder of the Body Image Movement, Embrace, followed by an introduction to the Mutu System led by its founder, Wendy Powell. A… Continue reading MuTu Postnatal exercise: Embrace body positivity
Week 1 of the Model Method Online - tick! It's amazing how even just a week of upping your exercise routine can start to make you feel like you're changing and energising. This week I have worked out 5 times rather than the 6 I was assigned – I skipped two evenings because I was… Continue reading Model Method Online: Week 1
Have you ever started a new exercise regime full of enthusiasm, perhaps a running programme or a new dynamic yoga class, only to be floored in the days after by feeling crippled by muscles that you didn't even know existed aching every time you breathe. Two days into my Model Method Online programme and my… Continue reading DOMS – help! My muscles are trying to kill me!