When should a tired Mum eat carbs

After working with so many Mums over the years as a personal trainer, there are certain health challenges which come with the territory, the unwanted fat gain being one. So in this article, I’m going to offer an explanation as to maybe why you may be finding it hard to lose fat and

Mums, stress less

Question: What do you first think about when you wake up?

 

Question: What do you think about as you’re drifting off to sleep at night?

 

Question: Are those answers often stressful thoughts?

 

Fact: What you think matters!

 

We all get stressed in life, especially when

Choosing your childs probiotic

I think when I use the two words, pro biotics, you know what I’m talking about. The amount of spotlight this particular topic of health receives must currently be one of the most heavily researched areas in medical science today, surely! And fair enough, the human gut or micro biome is so astoundingly important to

3 ways to test if you have a protein deficiency

A full time job of mine, for over a decade now, has been working with people to make changes – to improve their health and their fitness. That sounds way better than me just saying I’m a personal trainer… I feel there’s a certain stigma around being a PT, like all we do

Women will apply more than 100 different toxic chemicals to her face and body every single day

“Do the best you can until you know better, when you know better do better” – Author unknown

This quote came up during a talk I attended just last week on detoxification, how to reduce toxins from your life and your body…  The talk inspired me to share with you what I know and what I practice

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 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