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Lower back pain when standing up from your desk? Optimum Health

Lower back pain when standing up from your desk?

Do you have lower back pain when standing up from your desk? You know what I mean?  You get up out of a chair and feel like neanderthal man slowly…

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Why I’m glad someone farted in Pilates! Optimum Health

Why I’m glad someone farted in Pilates!

Pop “farting in Pilates” into Google and you get a vast array of posts, images and even videos!!! It’s a standard joke, or so it seems. But I can honestly say…

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How to Make Your Menstrual Cycle Work For You Optimum Health

How to Make Your Menstrual Cycle Work For You

Are you harnessing the power of your menstrual cycle? We go from everything being on fire, feeling energised and ready to take on the world to worn down and out…

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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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