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Mind Body Bump- Brit Williams

Posted on November 17, 2019 by Laura
Your complete guide to an active pregnancy with 20 weight-based and bodyweight workouts spanning the nine months of pregnancy and supporting your post-natal recovery.
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Return to running after birth.

Posted on October 7, 2019 by Laura

As a Women’s Health Physio ‘when can I return to running after birth’ is a question I get asked a lot.

It is much easier to guide someone I know with this question but there are some rules that everyone can stick to!…

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Return to exercise after having your baby!

Posted on September 23, 2019 by Laura

It is recommended that you wait 6-8 weeks before you return to exercise after having your baby…but what does that actually mean?

Basically it takes 6-8 weeks for your soft tissues to heal.…

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Pelvic Floor Exercises during Pregnancy

Posted on March 23, 2019 by Laura

I am often asked “Should I be doing my pelvic floor exercises when I am pregnant? Won’t it make it more difficult for me to give birth?”…

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Squatting during pregnancy!

Posted on January 9, 2019 by Laura
Are squats safe when you are pregnant? YES** Should you do squats then you are pregnant? YES**

(**Unless for a medical reason you have been advised not to by your healthcare provider, pain limits you or baby is in a non-optimal position after 30 weeks)

Squats have multiple benefits including: -Improved pelvic floor strength

-Strength for active birth positions

-Preparation for labour

-A peachy looking butt

How to squat…

-Start with your feet hip width apart and your toes pointed slightly outwards.…

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