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Getting back to running Optimum Health

Getting back to running

“What if I can’t do it!!!” Today was about getting back to running for the first time since May last year. My runs in May last year were the first since…

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“New Year, New You!” Optimum Health

“New Year, New You!”

“New Year, New You!” !!! How many times have you seen or heard that in the last couple of weeks? All the new diets are out, gym deals and detox…

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Recovery from childbirth takes a year…. Optimum Health

Recovery from childbirth takes a year….

  What has the weather got to do with recovery from childbirth? With the weather dominating the headlines, you’d be forgiven for missing some of the other things that have…

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Has fear of change blocked your health & fitness journey? Optimum Health

Has fear of change blocked your health & fitness journey?

There’s something I should’ve done 5 months ago…but haven’t. I knew it would involve a change….and fear of change blocked me making a decision. I’ve been putting it off, and…

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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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