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Pelvic floor health – not to be “left well alone” Optimum Health

Pelvic floor health – not to be “left well alone”

  Sometimes you become aware of something in your life, you weigh up the pros and cons and decide, on balance that it’s best to “leave well alone”. There are…

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My Message to New Mums Optimum Health

My Message to New Mums

Recently, I had a bit of a Mummy moment which generated my message to new Mums – whether it’s your first, second or ninth baby….this is for You. Earlier in the…

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What’s more precious than time? Optimum Health

What’s more precious than time?

Time.  What’s more precious than time? “I haven’t got time” “I didn’t have time to….” “I’m too busy” Time, it would seem, is a precious commodity. In fact, when I…

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You need to listen to your body to lose weight Optimum Health

You need to listen to your body to lose weight

Whenever we set out to “lost weight” or “tone up” we look for the next best product, often overlooking the most fundamental element for success.  You need to listen to…

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Have you lost touch with your body? Optimum Health

Have you lost touch with your body?

Have you lost touch with your body? When we use the phrase “lost touch”, we tend to associate it with not communicating with another person for a while. Perhaps a…

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Post-natal exercise – when should I start? Optimum Health

Post-natal exercise – when should I start?

 We’ve all seen those SuperMums, running along the pavement, pushing her buggy in front, hair flying in the wind, making the most of her time, reclaiming her fitness…. For some…

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(Wo)man in the Mirror Optimum Health

(Wo)man in the Mirror

“I’m Gonna Make A Change, For Once In My Life It’s Gonna Feel Real Good, Gonna Make A Difference Gonna Make It Right .” The boys had decided they want to listen…

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I haven’t got TIME! Optimum Health

I haven’t got TIME!

“I haven’t got TIME”…. is a really commonplace refrain these days. Time is blamed for our inability to do all sorts of things, including focussing on our nutrition, fitness and health.…

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Are you draining your willpower tank? Optimum Health

Are you draining your willpower tank?

Is willpower something you struggle with? Start each day with good intentions, only to be tempted away from them by biscuits, lattes or something good on the TV? Here’s how…

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It’s not just about the numbers Optimum Health

It’s not just about the numbers

We all love the feeling of saying “I lost X lbs in Y months” “I lifted xxx kg at the gym today” “My bodyfat fell by x% over y weeks”…

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