Mental health problems can develop at any time during and after pregnancy – defined as the perinatal period. Although some statistics show you may be more susceptible to a condition if you have suffered from mental health problems before, it can happen to anyone. Equally the warning signs can be tricky to spot and the […]
On the 13th April, nine mums and one dad donned on their Warrior T-shirts and prepared to take part in the 5k Urban Tough Mudder, the first ever obstacle course race and 5k for many. This was going to be a huge milestone in our fitness progression since having babies, for the majority, less than […]
Located on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds, just 20 minutes’ drive from Bath, 15 minutes from the National Trust village of Lacock and a short walk to the local, picturesque village of Bradford-on-Avon, Woolley Grange promises a luxury, family-friendly holiday in a beautiful Jacobean manor house.
One of my big indulgences during maternity leave has been to sign up to as many mum and baby classes as possible. Our weeks are packed with everything from baby massage and buggy workouts to Sing and Sign and Tots Tunes. While I can assess these classes in terms of their value for money, age […]
The benefits of being physically active after you have a baby are numerous. Regular exercise can lift your mood, elevate your energy energy levels, make you stronger and help with the adaptations the body has gone through in pregnancy and childbirth. However, the wrong type of exercise, or too much too soon can do more […]
Kira Mahal, a personal trainer and CEO of Motivate PT, quit her day job – a career in The City – to help busy employees fit fitness into their long schedules. Through her service, she can help a range of varied clients, from runners to seniors to women preparing for their wedding. Here, she gives […]