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Postpartum Friendly Workout from Home

Thursday, August 13, 2020 | By Rachael Archer
Well, if this video doesn’t sum up #mumlife (, I don’t know what does! - Mum fitting in a quick 15 minute workout in her living room - Toddler hanging off her every move - Dog hanging around in case she’s got food - Washing line full and ready to be folded Moral of the story? If we waited until there was  ..

Tips for managing your mental health right now

Thursday, April 16, 2020 | By Rachael Archer
I don't know about you, but the last few weeks have felt like a whirlwind! Sooooooooo much has changed in our life in such a short amount of time. The dust has settled for me personally this week, and I feel like I've been able to catch my breath a bit. And while it's been good to feel a bit more on top of life, with that has also come a whole range of emotions... Dis ..

Home workout: Legs and Core

Thursday, March 05, 2020 | By Rachael Archer
Another quick session you can do at home! This one focuses on working the legs (particularly glutes) and bracing through the core... 2 areas that are really important to strengthen in new mums. Set your timer for 15 minutes and get through as many rounds as possible. 10 squats with knee lift (each side) 10 shoulder touches (each side) 10 toe taps, front, side and back ( ..

Allowing time and space for your passions

Thursday, February 06, 2020 | By Rachael Archer
This sweaty, red face is one of a mum who used to put everyone else first. My first 4-5 years of parenting were spent putting my kids and my husbands' needs well before my own. This sweaty, red face is the result of a HARD but EXHILARATING dance class that I've been making a weekly commitment to get to in 2020... 3 classes in and I'm hooked! I lived and breathed dancing gr ..

How to find time to exercise with little kids around

Thursday, September 05, 2019 | By Rachael Archer
Earlier this week, a fellow mum in a Facebook group asked a question about how to fit in exercise with her 2 young kids around. She was finding it challenging in amongst her babies nap times and the toddler tantrums! I hear ya, sister! Whilst I could totally relate, I also have a few things I've learnt over the years, both from personal experience and from work ..

Should I exercise while I'm pregnant?

Thursday, July 18, 2019 | By Rachael Archer
It can sometimes be a controversial topic and it's a really personal choice... But there are so many benefits to continuing to train throughout your pregnancy! If you think about it, you'd never run a marathon without doing some training first, right? Well, giving birth is kinda like a marathon! Not to mention then being sleep deprived, energy depleted and nourishing another  ..

My top 3 slow cooker recipes

Friday, May 17, 2019 | By Rachael Archer
The cooler weather is definitely upon us, so there is no better time for making friends with your slow cooker! There are so many benefits for incorporating slow cooker meals into your routine: #1 You can save money by using cheaper cuts of meat. They turn into juicy, tender pieces of goodness after a few hours in the slow cooker! #2 You can save so much time by not having to sta ..

Safe strengthening exercises for new mums

Thursday, May 09, 2019 | By Rachael Archer
If you're a new mum wanting to get back into exercise, this week's video is a great one for you. You may be wondering where to start. You may be wondering what exercises are safe to do. And while it can certainly vary from person to person, depending on the pregnancy, the delivery and other lifestyle factors, there are some guidelines that are really important for new mums to fol ..

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