Resistance training for pregnant or postnatal Mummas

As a personal trainer who works with prenatal and postnatal Mums most days of the week, I am quite often asked, “How do I lose my baby weight”? Or, “can we do more cardio so we can burn more fat for the Christening I have in 3 months”? Or, “oh god look at my fat

3 months postpartum

I was chatting to one of my clients today…. she shared with me that she bought the dress she’ll be wearing at her daughter’s christening which is coming up VERY soon. A goal of hers is to look good in that dress. No doubt.

I was excited! My client, a Mumma

My daughter didn’t taste sugar until she was 2 and a half!

She said, “my daughter didn’t taste sugar until she was 2 and a half”! I was impressed! How the hell do you avoid sugar for the first 2 and a half years of life?!

 

The lady I’m referring to is a paediatric nutritionist, Mandy Sacher. To cut a long story short,

Guest Blog: Why is my kid being a little shit?

By ActiveMumma*

How do you deal with your toddler as they pull your hair, bite you or slap your face, or worse, when they do it to other kids? How to you deal with your pre-schooler as they have constant melt-downs because you cut the toast the wrong way? How do you respond and what’s your

Guest Blog: Why all Mums need a Mothers group!


By ActiveMumma*

 

Apparently friendships are built on shared experiences. And the more intense those shared experiences (say, backpacking through Eastern Europe together or surviving a plane crash) the stronger the friendship. So it makes perfect sense that as a new mum your mothers’ group is going

Your Pelvic floor; what all women need to know!

 

You may be wondering about pelvic floor exercises after childbirth… Or you may have no idea. Have you even heard of Kegel contractions? It sounds a bit like a chip brand to me! Like grainwaves or twistys, but let me assure you it’s certainly NOT a chip brand! Kegels are pelvic floor exercises designed by

Guest Blog: Pregnancy sucks


By ActiveMumma

If you enjoyed pregnancy, or are not yet pregnant and hoping that you might enjoy it, don’t read on. In the case of the former, I am happy for you, really, I am. In the case of the latter, I don’t want to shatter your illusions, so just stop here. (And if you’re

Eating organic… Is it just for hipsters?

So… if you’re reading this you’re soon to find out a couple of important facts about the differences between eating organic food and non-organic food. And if you’re thinking about going ‘organic’ I’ve included some handy tips to ease you into the organic eating world, like where best to start and how to keep the

Your children are little products of you!

 

I was driving home the other day listening to a podcast like I normally do, doing lots of thinking, and occasionally getting cut off by some crazy Sydney driver in a hurry. It was the Tony Robbins interviewing a man named John Wooden, a coach who has an exceptional winning rate with college