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Little Big Dash

The happy by product of active parents is kids that are keener than mustard to enter sports competitions, and now that my kids are getting a little older, this is something I am more than happy to encourage.

So this Sunday we are embarking on a bit of an adventure with a team entry into the Little Big Dash. This event is designed for young families and provides a super fun obstacle race for young children to complete with a parent. It's the ultimate combination of family fun and fitness.

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5 Things I Know About Postnatal Depletion

Australian Doctor Oscar Serrallach recently shared his learnings about Postnatal Depletion oGwyneth Paltrow's Goop blog, detailing the long lasting physical toll taken on a mother after bringing a child into the world. His title of postnatal depletion is startlingly accurate and has struck a chord (big time) with women worldwide. His findings are one of the best pieces I have read in this field of work.

With up to 50% of women believed to be affected,

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Safe Exercises For Diastasis Recti - Diastasis Q and A

Safe Exercise for Diastasis Recti

This is such a hot topic, I like to cover it at least once a year on my blog as I’m commonly receiving questions like “what are some safe exercises for diastasis recti?” and “how long does it take to heal?”. Here is a quick Q & A to answer some of your questions.

Firstly I’ll say that if you do have diastasis recti, there is no need to fear! This is a common condition and in most cases can be healed with a little effort. 

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Pregnancy Exercise Series - Core Exercise

Pregnancy Exercise Abdominals

But You Can't Work Your Core During Pregnancy!!!

I'm sure many of you have been told to avoid core work during pregnancy. Well, this is good advice as it is usually given with the purpose of having you avoid contraindicated (which basically means no good for preggo mamas) exercises like sit ups, crunches and planks. However, there are many many more ways you can 'work your core' aside from doing endless sit ups, crunches or planks.

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