Most women are unprepared for changes in their vagina as they go through their perimenopause + menopause years, which are essentially the 40s and 50s. I know I was! A healthy vagina has a pH of 3.6-4.5. This is an acidic environment where oestrogen creates glycogen and glycogen allows the predominance of lacotbacilli species to […]
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You’ve done Pilates classes with all the small equipment, the bands, balls, magic circle and the small hand weights, now it’s time to up the anti and get bigger with your props. Introducing to special Workshop sessions:
Last weekend I was doing some people watching, which has now evolved into posture watching for me now! There is no right or wrong posture. When you really study the human form you will see just how different we all are!
Have you ever taken a moment to think about how your negative beliefs could be messing up your efforts to adopt a healthier lifestyle? Whilst there are many things that can get in the way of our journey towards better health and fitness, one of the main things holding us back are the subconscious beliefs […]
Many 40+ women experience unexplained weight gain — especially around the waist and hips — despite their best attempts to diet, exercise like crazy and eating next to nothing. And suddenly, the usual weight loss tool box is empty. “Meno-middle” is one of the most common complaints of perimenopausal women. Yet most women have been […]
It’s been one of those days. You have the best intentions, but you just didn’t manage to live up to them today. Or yesterday. Maybe you’ve been struggling to meet your health and fitness goals at all this week, or maybe you’re looking back on the month just gone and wondering where it all went […]
The toll that stress takes, and how to recognise and manage it. Has it got to the point where it just feels like being stressed is just your default mode? You might achieve a state of zen now and again, on holidays or on a Saturday afternoon, but you generally spend most of your days […]
I am just so amazed that so many of my friends and ladies who come to my classes do have issues in the under-carriage department. Why are we putting up with it? Why should we put up with it? Well, you don’t. Lets start with some myth busting.
Now I am bang smack into my menopausal years, the words ‘Pelvic Floor’ have been reintroduced to my vocabulary. Over 20 years ago I gave birth to two lovely human beings, and at the post natal check ups, the GP mumbled something about Pelvic Floor exercises and was I doing them. I said yes, but […]
If I had a pound every time someone asked me that very question……. This year I decided I would like to get some Yoga into my body, so I have been regularly attending classes at Stay Well Health in Chellaston, Derby. Sarah has a fabulous studio entirely dedicated to the practice of yoga, so with […]