Is Healthy REALLY a Size? Science Suggests That We Should All Eat, Move and Think Because We Love Ourselves

Chloe Pedley Sep 15, 2017 0 comments 0

A recent study published in the American Journal of Cardiologists (online) has found that “Healthy Obese” people (those with no metabolic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes or high cholesterol) are at a greater risk (49% greater infact) of heart disease. Journalists have been incredibly quick to point out that this is absolutely devastating  for the body positive movement.  Which I…

Podcast Episode 11: Healing our Relationship with Movement with Jodie Arnot

Chloe Pedley Sep 15, 2017 0 comments 0

Subscribe to Polkadotsi’s Podcast on your favourite burner here Subscribe to Polkadotsi on iTunes They say never meet your heroes, but I have to admit it was a total blast meeting Jodie Arnot from Healthy Balance Fitness, and co-founder of the moderation movement. Jodie Arnot is the director of multi award winning Healthy Balance Fitness, and is co-founder of…

Podcast Episode 10: Changing the Face of Women’s Fitness with Michelle Wright

Chloe Pedley Sep 9, 2017 0 comments 0

Subscribe to Polkadotsi’s Podcast on your favourite burner here Subscribe to Polkadotsi on iTunes I’m really excited about sharing this episode of the Polkadotsi Body Love podcast with you! I got to chat with one of my heroes; Michelle Wright from MishFit. Mish is one of the driving forces changing women’s fitness here in Australia and quietly, between you and…

Podcast Episode 9: Revolutionising Fitness Registration with Dennis Hosking from FITREC

Chloe Pedley Sep 5, 2017 0 comments 0

In this episode I chat with Dennis Hosking from I got in touch with Dennis after having discovered a new registration service for Fitness Professionals in Australia, FITREC. Working in this industry and wanting to maintain the most professional approach to my career as possible, I was keen to ensure that I registered with an industry body and kept…

Build Your Bangin’ Bod: 3 Workouts You Can DO at Home!

Chloe Pedley Aug 22, 2017 0 comments 0

Are you after a hotter, more energetic life? Maybe you want to build some muscle and get some fitness? Or perhaps you just like how you feel in that post-workout endorphin rush. Whatever your reason, we’re down with that,  so we’ve rounded up some of the best online tools to help you move it move it! Here are 3 workouts…

Do You Pee When You Workout?

Chloe Pedley Jul 23, 2017 0 comments 1

Pin this for later Have I ever told you about the time when I was 11 and I peed my pants in front of my entire primary school carnival? I was at the front of the tunnel ball line, and the starter said “Ready, Set Go” and I ready, set went… in front of everyone. I was so embarrassed. I…

Can I Run During Pregnancy?

Chloe Pedley Jul 2, 2017 0 comments 0

As a personal trainer and as someone who hangs out in a LOT of running groups (I love to run!)The question I get asked all the time is “Can I run during pregnancy?”,often followed by “did you see Amy Keil run the Boston Marathon?”  The short answer is yes, you can run when you’re pregnant, but there’s a big BUT….

Strategies for Dealing with Body Shamers

Chloe Pedley Jun 23, 2017 0 comments 0

Have you ever met someone who is SO not body positive? Body shame is rife in so many areas of our online and in real life lives. We’re constantly bombarded with messages that healthy only comes in one shape and size (and it’s usually small, photoshopped, glowing and has no pores) Because those messages are so prevalent, it’s easier to…

27 Snuggly Self Care Rituals For Mums

Chloe Pedley Jun 6, 2017 0 comments 0

Pin this to read later I’m a mum of four little boys. My life is often filled with rough and tumble, penis jokes, farts, and various smells that I never would have considered human. Occasionally we have the help of an au pair, and my first instruction to them is their  role is to make sure the house doesn’t…