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Is exercise making You fatter? Optimum Health

Is exercise making You fatter?

It seems logical at this time of year that people are more critical of their body shape than any other & so think more about exercise. With “summer” and holidays…

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Do bananas make your belly fat? Optimum Health

Do bananas make your belly fat?

“I don’t want to eat bananas any more, they make your belly fat” ^^^ This interesting quote came from my No.1 son this morning…. I asked where he’d got that…

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Which diet is best? How to avoid becoming a fitness tart. Optimum Health

Which diet is best? How to avoid becoming a fitness tart.

Knowing which fitness approach to choose can be really tricky. You just want to know which diet is best! Either way, you’re after something that’s going to magically melt away the…

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Visiting a Women’s Health Physiotherapist Optimum Health

Visiting a Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Introduction I’ve been interested in the pelvic floor for some time now but, even I, was astounded by the extent of its involvement in our everyday lives when I first…

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Don’t pussy around with your pelvic floor Optimum Health

Don’t pussy around with your pelvic floor

A woman’s pelvic floor seems to be a source of SECRECY and EMBARRASSMENT. Something that shouldn’t be talked about, that ‘isn’t that important’ and ‘is probably best left alone’ ^^^…

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Why Mums need to Deadlift Optimum Health

Why Mums need to Deadlift

Why Mums need to deadlift…. For new Mums, motherhood is a continual task of lifting, laying down, lifting, holding….oh and lifting some more.   Whether you’re picking your baby out…

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My Mummy teaches Pilates but I have no idea what that is Optimum Health

My Mummy teaches Pilates but I have no idea what that is

“My Mummy trains people and teaches Pilates….I have no idea what that is!” I overheard my eldest son saying this to one of his friends recently. Whilst it made me…

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Is private coaching a luxury item? Optimum Health

Is private coaching a luxury item?

I recently took a bit step forward with the purchase of an electric toothbrush. Dentists always recommend them for a ‘superior clean’ and better oral hygiene. They are a bit…

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How handstands gave me a different perspective on fitness Optimum Health

How handstands gave me a different perspective on fitness

Yesterday was a real fun day of practical learning for me. Often with my continuing professional development (CPD) these days there’s a lot of reading, research and written work. So…

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