Entries by Tamsin

How to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

So it’s that time of year again. We’ve completely overindulged over the festive period and feeling a little jaded we start the New Year full of good intentions. As 2017 beckons, our thoughts turn to a brand new, blank canvas that is the NEW YEAR – the chance to be the “best” versions of ourselves […]

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How I Narrowed my Diastasis Recti

I was probably hugely naive but I was completely unprepared for what would happen to my body after having a baby. Before getting pregnant I had never had to watch what I ate and I while I was aware that I would not get my figure back the day after giving birth I definitely thought […]

Why I Feel Sorry for my Postnatal Body

There seem to be two camps out there with regards to postnatal bodies. The first camp is the “bounce back”… the celebs or Instagram women who somehow miraculously are “bouncing back” from pregnancy and fitting into their skinny jeans/bikinis just days after giving birth. Then there is the second camp, who are proud to love […]

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What are your Core Muscles?

Whatever your fitness goals are, you'll hear a lot about the "core." This weekend I attended a fitness class at my local gym. Throughout the class the instructor kept repeating the phrase “Engage your core!” But at no point did she actually explain what that meant or how you should go about doing it! You […]

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The Benefits Of Exercising During Pregnancy

So, in writing this blog the first thing I should probably confess is that my exercise during pregnancy was pretty much non-existent. There were a number of reasons for this. Firstly when I was about seven weeks pregnant I was admitted to hospital with stomach cramps. In spite of the fact that my hcg levels […]

Mama on the Move’s Guide to Safely Losing the Baby Weight

Congratulations on your new little bundle of joy! The focus in the first crazy weeks postnatally should be on getting to know your new baby and giving your body time to heal from the marathon of labour and birth AND the 9 months of pregnancy. Don’t expect to be getting back to the gym any […]