Womens Health

The Problem with Diets

The Problem with Diets

There is a lot of media focus at the moment on UK levels of obesity, particularly in relation to the increased risks that Covid 19 is thought to pose to those who are overweight. As such the Government has announced an emergency drive to ‘slim […]

Why exercise can help you through the menopause and beyond

Why exercise can help you through the menopause and beyond

I train women through various stages in life and each stage brings its own set of highs, lows and barriers to overcome when it comes to finding time for yourself and for exercise.  However, it has been really rewarding to see how exercise has helped […]

We Need To Talk About…. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

We Need To Talk About…. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Last year I made a change to my consultation paperwork so I now ask all new clients (not just post-natal clients) whether they have any pelvic floor issues or weakness before starting their exercise programme.  I made the change because I had noticed that despite […]

We Need To Talk About …. Periods and Performance

We Need To Talk About …. Periods and Performance

As anyone who has ever been through it will know, training for a marathon is a big commitment.  Just when everyone is cracking open the Christmas Quality Street, your 16-week programme kicks off with weekly long runs that put your physical endurance to the test, […]