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C-Section Recovery, Breathing and what to do in the first 6 weeks?! 0

Posted on 28, September 2017

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C-Section Recovery, Breathing and What to do in the first 6 weeks? I am sure my father in law would not mind me using him as a reference but he recently had a hip operation to help repair his hip joint after falling from his bike on a closed circuit cycling event. Since his operation he has had multiple follow up appointments with his surgeon, physiotherapist and hydrotherapy to help his recovery with plenty of ‘homework’ to be done at home in between appointments. He has worked very hard to recover and rehab his hip and he has had to [&hellip

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Pilates Class Timetable – Sept to Dec 2017 0

Posted on 12, September 2017

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Pilates class timetable – September – December 2017 Please find below my class timetable for the next 3 months and if there is not a time or class that suits you please do get in touch as perhaps we can put one on for a small group or do a private one to one session. Monday private booking only 7.30-8.30pm Wednesday Private booking 9.30-12.30pm Beginner/Intermediate 7.45-8.45pm Thursday Private booking 9.30-10.30am Post Natal Pilates 10.30-11.30am Beg/Int 12.15-1.15pm Pre Natal Pilates 7.45-8.45pm Saturday Private clients only All classes are based in Cassington, either at my private studio, the Cassington Village Hall or [&hellip

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Top 10 Tips to Reduce Your Sugar Intake (post delivery focus) 0

Posted on 28, April 2016

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Now that I am nearing the end of my pregnancy, I have been thinking about my recovery and how I can prepare myself in the best way possible to help with the early stages of my recovery. Nutrition will be my top priority although a tough challenge when presented with many hours awake through the night and long hours sitting feeding which also zaps your body of much needed energy to survive the day. Here are some ideas to help you make better decisions when out and about meeting your mummy friends and of course being prepared is the best [&hellip

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Post Natal Core Restore – Phase 2 0

Posted on 30, March 2016

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Post Natal Core Rehabilitation Phase 2 – Body Weight Loading Now you are confident with breathing correctly (read and are able to do my Core Restore – Early Days exercises for rehabilitation) and engaging your pelvic floor whilst lifting your baby and general things at home we can move onto a little more challenging things for your body in order to restore you to a new body where you can feel happy and confident about your body image especially post baby. Start with these 4 exercises: Squatting – Aim to do 3 sets of 12 reps Start with feet hip [&hellip

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Exercises to avoid after a c-section 0

Posted on 3, March 2016

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Exercises to Avoid After A C-Section As a new mum, adjusting to life with new responsibilities and new routines can be tough, but even tougher and more challenging if you have undergone a C-section. Your core and pelvic floor muscles have undergone a lot of pressure and changes throughout your pregnancy added to that of incisions, pulling and stress from a C-section you need to not be hard on yourself and give your body the adequate care and recovery you need to heal most effectively. I have already shared with you some top tips on what exercises you can do [&hellip

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Post Natal Core Restore – in the early days 0

Posted on 12, October 2015

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Have you recently had a baby? Breathing, Stretching and Good Body Alignment can help you heal quicker. We take over 20,000 breaths a day and the breath is one of the primary restorative influencers in post-natal core recovery. For many post-natal ladies we need to re-learn how to breathe the right way as the rigours of pregnancy and delivery can cause a mis-firing of these muscles in the right order. Faulty breathing can totally hinder your healing of the pelvic floor and diastasis. This is where stretching and massage can really help to release tight areas/muscles so that you can [&hellip

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Pilates Timetable – March-April 2016 0

Posted on 26, September 2015

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Physically-Fit Pilates Class and Private Tutorial Timetable   Monday   Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Morning     10.30-11.30am Post Natal Pilates Class 11-2pm Private sessions available 8.30-12.30pm Private Sessions Available Lunchtime 1.30-3.30pm Private Sessions Available   12.30-1.30pm Wellness Pilates Class 1.30-3.30pm Private Sessions Available Evening         8-9pm Pre Natal Pilates Class 8-9pm Intermediate Pilates Class 8-9pm Pre Natal Pilates Class Please call or email me if you are interested in attending a class or want to book for a one to one. Tel: 07966 297430 or angela.jameson@physically-fit.co.uk

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Why Breathing is so important to your post natal recovery! 0

Posted on 23, September 2015

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Post Natal Core Restore – Why you need to breathe first before doing anything else? We take over 20,000 breaths a day and the breath is one of the primary restorative influencers in post-natal core recovery. For many post-natal ladies we need to re-learn how to breathe the right way as the rigours of pregnancy and delivery can cause a mis-firing of these muscles in the right order. Faulty breathing can totally hinder your healing of the pelvic floor and diastasis. This is where stretching and massage can really help to release tight areas/muscles so that you can be re-aligned [&hellip

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What mat should I buy? 0

Posted on 16, September 2015

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Looking to start Pilates? What mat should I buy? The winter is setting in and you may be looking to take some of your training indoors?  Perhaps trying an Abs and Back class, Yoga, Pilates, Stretching or a Conditioning class. There are endless types of classes and this will depend on what type of mat you might need. Depending on how often you will need to use your mat and for what purpose. When shopping for an exercise mat there are literally hundreds to choose from, so how do you know which one to choose. Here are some questions to [&hellip

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Help Me! I am pregnant but still want to exercise? 0

Posted on 15, September 2015

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Help me!! I am pregnant but still want to exercise? Here are some guidelines to help you continue doing just that…. You have just found out that you are pregnant and love training hard. There has been loads of research to say keeping active in your pregnancy is very beneficial to mum and baby. Barring any complications and contraindications you should continue to exercise for best health and outcomes. But how hard should you be training? More specifically should you be exercising at a High Intensity Interval Training (HITT) or keeping it at a low to moderate level for all [&hellip

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