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Sleep   Sleep is one of the most underrated factors in the achievement of health and well-being. Getting a sufficient amount of sleep in those first few months after giving birth can be tricky but oh so important both for your sanity and your ability to function. The trouble…

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Getting and staying motivated! Have you ever wondered how some people seem to always maintain a healthy weight or bounce back to their pre pregnancy weight without a bother whilst some of us struggle to just get out of bed in the morning never mind hitting the gym! What…

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5 minute smoothie or 15 minute Eggs Sometimes as a new parent time just in NOT on your side! So here are 2 amazing recipes that will help your to start the day well and make sure that your body is getting all the nutrients and energy it needs…

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What sets CARiFiT apart. Social media is a wonderful thing…we use it every single day and have made many great connections via it. Increasingly we are seeing the rise of the babywearing workout as an option for new mums everywhere and seeing people of all types, backgrounds and a…

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  The rise of the ‘post-natal fitness specialist’ By Vern Hill Not so very long ago when a lady fell pregnant it was a time for her to put her feet up, ease back, relax, and enjoy the experience. Now thanks to the rise of glossy magazines, social media…

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Whenever i meet a new Mum or Dad that is a bit hesitant about wearing their baby or may have had a poor experience due to a poorly fitted carrier (retailers offer zero help in this…) i started by asking one simple question to ease the negative experience. I…

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Exhaustion. Isolation. Anxiety. Pressure. Fear. Sleeplessness. Anger. Resentment. Detachment. These are not great words. They are even worse experiences. They are however common emotions that can be associated with the early days, weeks, and months of parenthood – they are just the ones that people choose not to talk…

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“To squat or not to squat?” Addressing the concerns of pelvic floor weakness for the post natal mother. There will be many factors that will not only influence when you return to exercise but also what that exercise is. Things to consider when returning to exercise once you have…

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Mar 13, 2017
The ‘babyman’

  The ‘babyman’ – By Vern Hill That was my nickname for a while on Wandsworth Common where I was based as a personal trainer specialising in post-natal fitness. Why? Well because often I had one of my client’s babies – sometimes 2 of them (1 front -1 back)…

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  The days are currently pretty cold and wet and the nights seem pretty cold and dark! Getting out and working out can seem even more challenging at this time of year when you have a new little miracle to care for and all that wet weather gear to constantly…

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