In this blog find out what exercise adaptations you should make at each trimester in your pregnancy to ensure you are exercising safely.
I remember the days when I used to weigh myself every morning to see how my latest diet attempt was progressing. I knew I needed to lose ‘weight’ but back then I didn’t think too much about what ‘losing weight’ represented, I just needed to see the scales move south. Sound like you? Read this blog to find out how to free yourself from the result on your scales each morning.
In this blog I want to tell you why dieting is the worst thing you can do if you want to lose body fat and build lean muscle to tone problem areas. After many years coaching females for bikini and fitness model categories in bodybuilding shows, as well as competing and preparing myself for shows, I can honestly say that dieting is detrimental for getting and keeping long term results.
When it comes to starting a family, women and men who exercise regularly are benefiting their fertility in a number of important ways. By improving blood-glucose regulation and assisting in healthy weight maintenance, exercise can help you regulate ovulation and improve sperm health in your partner. It can also boost fertility and help you become pregnant more quickly.
More women are having babies later on in life. Women are living longer and feeling and looking younger. However, a woman's biological clock still ticks away at the same rate as it has always done and a woman is still considered to be in her reproductive prime in her 20's. But there is still a lot you can do to boost your fertility if you are in your 30's and 40's with diet and lifestyle changes and fertility treatment if required.
Constipation is a common pregnancy symptom. When you're pregnant the hormone progesterone causes the muscles of your bowels to relax which means your digestive tract moves food and stools along more slowly. Read this blog to find out what you can do to get things moving along naturally.
You've had your baby and like most mums you've probably looked in the mirror afterwards to see what your stomach area looks like. You might be surprised to see that you still look pregnant afterwards. You figure that in a few days or in a couple of weeks your tummy will come back in and sort itself out. But weeks later you still look pregnant, you've got a pouch or an overhang and nothing seems to be changing. Find out why in this blog.
The Hypnobirthing belief that birth should be viewed as natural and healthy for the majority of women is expressed in the following Articles of Birth Affirmation. If these ideas and beliefs resonate with you and sound like the type of labour and birth you would like to have, consider doing my one of my birth education courses.
Hypnobirthing is both a philosophy and a technique or method for birthing. Hypnobirthing advocates that childbirth is a natural, normal and healthy function for a women. Therefore for the majority of women who are having a low-risk pregnancy, their labour can be gentle and calm.
If you're trying to become pregnant and it's not happening as quickly as you had hoped are you and/or your partner drinking any alcohol? In this blog we'll look at the impact of alcohol consumption on fertility and miscarriage.