Zzz … could sleep deprivation be making you fat?

In a recent BBC interview, performance director for GB cycling Dave Brailsford said that perfect pillows (as well as extra round wheels) were responsible for British domination in cycling. The ‘sleep kits’, designed by leading sport sleep coach Nick Littlehales, can be transported from home, to training camps to the athlete’s…

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Why women need to get intimate with themselves

It’s estimated that a third of all women will suffer with some kind of pelvic floor disorder in their lifetime.  And that’s just medically reported cases of conditions like pelvic organ prolapse, bladder or faecal incontinence. These are life changing problems, often accompanied by depression and fear.  It’s not easy…

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How to train your pelvic floor muscles

If you think I’m slightly obsessive about spreading the pelvic floor message to all of womankind (ambitious … me?) you’d be right.  If you’ve already done your exercises today then please tell me to give it up. Still here? I thought so. So I’ve just been asked to write a…

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Finding your core without pushing through your floor

If you know you’ve got pelvic floor issues, it can be a bit daunting to start training your tummy muscles again, or indeed to start exercising at all.  Good abdominal tone goes hand in hand with pelvic floor muscle tone so it’s vital to find your core again after pregnancy or…

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Six weeks to OMG: Get skinnier than all your friends

This is the latest diet book to make it big.  Make it so big in fact that author Venice A Fulton (real name Paul Khanna) is set to make monster bucks as the paperback version of his book flies of the shelves. Previously self-published on line, Six weeks to OMG is doing…

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Pelvic floor: From little dribbles to the big ‘O’

Saturday, 19th May marked the inaugural Core, Floor and More workshop.  Our aim for the day was to get women talking about their pelvic floor muscles, to raise awareness of issues, exercises and treatment and to share information. We had nearly thirty women at our first workshop so thank you…

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