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Why This Mum Is Not Rushing Back Into Fitness After Pregnancy....

Why This Mum Is Not Rushing Back Into Fitness After Pregnancy....

Nadine is a Brisbane Mum of two, a personal trainer, Emergency Military Nurse, blogger and a health and fitness enthusiast. Nadine has lived and breathed fitness for many years and was motivating the troops at F45 until she went on maternity leave.   During both pregnancies Nadine suffered from severe HG (Hyperemesis Gravidarum) or extreme morning sickness where she had to be hospitalised a number of times due to dehydration/monitoring. For those of you who know Nadine would appreciate that she gives everything 110% and will train anywhere/anytime. Due to unforeseen circumstances Nadine went into labour 6 weeks early and...

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Is It Safe To Do Push Ups During Pregnancy Or Early Postpartum?

Is It Safe To Do Push Ups During Pregnancy Or Early Postpartum?

Push-ups are the best way to work that upper body while you're pregnant. Push ups are a great way to build strength so you are better equipped to hold and lift your little one.   Muscle Groups Trained & Benefits: The push-up strengthens the muscles of the upper body including: core deltoids (shoulders) upper back chest triceps (back of arms) biceps BENEFITS- Upper body strength may be utilized during labor and delivery for support and stability in some squatting positions. Upper body strength will most certainly be utilized postpartum as you care for baby! Upper body strength helps to maintain alignment and...

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Let’s Talk About DR...Baby

Let’s Talk About DR...Baby

DR or better known as  Diastasis Recti is quite common amongst Pregnant/Postpartum Mums and without the knowledge or bing assessed many don’t even know they have it. Some woman wonder why years after childbirth they still have the pouch even though they have done what they can through eating right and exercise. Taryn Watson from FITRIGHT wrote a great blog last year on it. Recently we also attended an information session from @fit_triplet_mum Here is some of Taryn‘s post: Abdominal Muscle Separation During and After Pregnancy  It will never cease to amaze that a little human being can grow to...

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