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

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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Posted on 28, April 2016

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Post Natal Core Restore – Phase 2 0

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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Posted on 30, March 2016

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Exercises to avoid after a c-section 0

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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Posted on 3, March 2016

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Post Natal Core Restore – in the early days 0

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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Posted on 12, October 2015

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Pilates Timetable – March-April 2016 0

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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Posted on 26, September 2015

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

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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Posted on 23, September 2015

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What mat should I buy? 0

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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Posted on 16, September 2015

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

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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Posted on 15, September 2015

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Pilates Vs Yoga 0

Pilates vs Yoga As a Pilates teacher I sometimes get asked should I do Yoga or Pilates? There are a number of reasons for choosing one over the other and it also depends what results you are looking for. With a good friend and colleague, Lisa Cuerdon who teaches Yoga we have come up with a few differences which may help you decide what suits your needs at that time. Breathing – the breathing technique used in both exercises are very different. 1. With Yoga it is used to aid relaxation, give your mind a focus to stop you thinking [&hellip

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Posted on 5, September 2015

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Back to School 2015 0

September is drawing near and it gives me a moment to reflect on a few things. Firstly how quickly the year is going! Ekk and Secondly, its 3 months till the end of this year, double Ekkk! So, now is the time I knuckle down and get on with planning my winter timetable, my goals leading up to Christmas and the what’s next question? So, what are your personal goals now that the kids have gone back to school or what is your focus leading up to Christmas? More ‘YOU’ time? More ‘Exercise’? Eat better? More ‘relaxing/mindfulness’ Watch back to [&hellip

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Posted on 29, August 2015

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