Exercise in Pregnancy… I Give Up.

So I started this blog back in December 2012 when I was (just) pregnant with bub #1. It came from a place of extreme annoyance and frustration with healthcare providers and their mindless mantra of “no exercise during pregnancy”. I felt SURELY this advice was bullshit? And even if it wasn’t, could I break the rules? …

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Running HIIT-style @ 2+ months post-delivery

Even for someone who loves running there are days when running 5km or more can be a little ‘meh’. Yesterday I mixed it up a bit and took our baby girl for a run with interval sprints (essentially high intensity interval training – HIIT). 30 second sprint, 2 minute jog, repeat for total distance of …

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The awesomeness of fruit, veg & exercise

Studies are confirming what we already know – the awesomeness of fruit, veg and exercise. Fruit & vegetables are awesome:  five daily servings of fruit (2) and vegetables (3) reduce cardiovascular mortality.  (In fact, each fruit or vegetable serving is associated with a 4% reduction in cardiovascular mortality.) Exercise is awesome:  only a minimal amount …

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