Why Do I Still Look Pregnant: Do You Have Diastastis Recti?

Chloe Pedley Mar 22, 2017 0 comments 0

Diastastis Recti (DRAMs): It’s the reason that so many of us still look pregnant, even when we gave birth 6 or more months ago. It can leave us feeling weak and with that pregnant looking “pooch”. If you feel weak through the core, perhaps  find it difficult to walk, lift, or even get out of bed, you may have diastasis…

Exercising During Pregnancy Part 1: Getting Started

Chloe Pedley Jan 29, 2017 0 comments 0

I love training pregnant women. The benefits of exercise during pregnancy are just so frigging fantastic, it’s a joy to work with women to help them feel strong, stable, and powerful as they head towards one of the most amazing days of their life. One o f the big reasons I love working with pregnant women is that it  forces…

We Need To Talk About Sex During Pregnancy

Emma Stewart Dec 1, 2016 0 comments 0

Sex in the first trimester Is It Safe? As a sexologist I’m very often asked about the safety of having sex during pregnancy – well here’s the good news – doing the nasty when you’ve got a bun in the oven is not only hot, it’s perfectly safe.  If you feel well and sexy – it’s a jolly good idea…

Kick It With The Kegels: Better Orgasms With A Toned Up Pelvic Floor

Emma Stewart Nov 29, 2016 3 comments 0

So you’ve been scratching your head for months now, wondering just what the @#7*! is this ‘core’ that your hot, bouncy Pilates instructor has been enthusing about …so buckle up kids and let’s find out a little bit more about the pelvic floor! Your pelvic floor (PF) is the group of muscles that supports your spine, bladder and bowel and,…

Shake Up Your Workout With These Post-Workout Smoothies

Chloe Pedley Nov 22, 2016 0 comments 0

Summer is nearly upon us and I have to admit, I love smoothies. I’ve had health conscious friends tell me they’re all the carbs and none of the fibre, and this is probably true – but frankly all things in moderation and I LOVE smoothies! Smoothies are an awesome way to cool off after a workout. If you’ve been hitting…

Working Out Around Children: 5 Kid Friendly Workout Tips

Chloe Pedley Nov 21, 2016 0 comments 0

Got kids? Gotta workout? Woo Hoo!! Let’s DO this! Admittedly getting to a gym with children is either A) expensive or B) impossible – but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your sweat on. Try these tips to have a fun, family friendly workout! 1 – Go for a family walk! This is one of my favourites. We all get…

Does Sex Hurt? When You Should Consult A Doctor

Emma Stewart Nov 21, 2016 0 comments 0

Fire In Your Loins Hopefully when we talk about the fire in our loins we are referring to the heat of our sexual fervour. But for some the flames of desire are being dampened by a burning that has nothing to do with smouldering passions. The fire in your loins can become something very different to the heat of sexual…

Enjoying Your Sexuality While Breastfeeding

Jeannine Nov 19, 2016 2 comments 0

Your relationship with your breasts while breastfeeding is likely to have radically changed; previously there just for your entertainment and to make your clothes fit. Well, now they are working girls with a new agenda. A breastfeeding mother may experience all or some of the following: leaking, pain, feeling over exposed and touched out, have an overflowing bra before a…

How To Learn To Do Push-ups

Chloe Pedley Nov 19, 2016 0 comments 0

How To Learn To Do Push-ups If you’re recently post-natal or pregnant or have abdominal separation – stop reading right now, this article ain’t for you! There are other push-up modifications that will suit your body, and I’ll be posting an article series on them soon! Push-ups are SUPER awesome! They hit a whole bunch of muscle groups (Chest, core,…

How to Activate your Pelvic Floor Properly

Chloe Pedley Nov 5, 2016 0 comments 0

Pin this to read later A Guide to Effective Kegels Do you know how to activate your pelvic floor? So we all know that we need to do our pelvic floor exercises to keep ourselves from having little accidents, enjoying a better sex life, and generally promoting good health in the old lady garden (sorry not sorry) but SO many…