A couple of years ago, when I was in an early stage of pregnancy with our 3rd child, we were due to have an ultrasound appointment where we were told we had lost the baby. It came as complete shock to us. But more shocking was that there is not much care after that. … Continue reading To the mum without her baby
Motivation is a big word – and important to have for a lot of things, not just for a healthy lifestyle. But what does it even mean? According to the dictionary MOTIVATION is a) a reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way or b) desire or willingness to do something; enthusiasm. … Continue reading Motivation – Where do we find it?
Last winter I was busy doing my Sports Massage qualifications. One thing I became even more aware of during the training, is that everything in our bodies is connected. There is not one area we can look at isolated… at least when it comes to muscles, movements, and posture. At Buggyfit, the first thing I … Continue reading Mummy Posture Matters
I’ve been working with new and not so new mums for three years now and so often I meet ladies who are almost afraid to look at their tummies or touch them, and also they try to constantly suck it in to make it appear smaller. This makes me so sad!!! A lot of my … Continue reading The belly-less mums
Are you a new mum or not so new mum and are thinking about returning to exercising? After working with postnatal ladies for the last 2.5 years, I know there isn’t much advice given in prenatal classes about the best and safest way to work out after pregnacy. Often even the GPs don’t say too … Continue reading When New Mums Return to Exercise
Right before my summer break, my first small group finished their Every Woman course. Which is a 6week programme that focuses on integrating pelvic floor exercises into every day life movements. Clients also learn how to balance their hormones better with nutritious food and life style changes. Did you know that having enough rest, … Continue reading Holistic Core Restore® and first results
How often do we say this to people in passing or get asked by others? How often do we just say a meaningless – good thanks? Or more important, how often do we stop and ask ourselves or others if we’re truly alright?? Almost six and a half years ago, I became a mum for … Continue reading Are you alright?
Very common for women after having a baby is that they are left with a diastasis recti. This is a weakened and dysfunctional belly wall, which often goes along with stress incontinence, low back pain and the mummy tummy/doming of the muscles. Often mums get told to avoid certain exercises, but it is also important … Continue reading Belly Gap (Diastasis recti)
Last weekend my fellow Buggyfit Trainer Samantha from London and I took two of our committed and faithful Buggyfit Ladies to run the Tough Mudder Half in West London. Jo had been coming to Buggyfit for well over a year now and has recovered fully and has also returned to a really good fitness level. … Continue reading From Postnatal to Tough Mudder
You may join a Buggyfit class as soon as you have had your GP check (usually at 6-8 weeks postnatal), and they have OK’d you to exercise. You don’t need a specific pram or buggy, we ensure the Buggyfit classes are suitable for all of you.