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Breastfeeding and weight loss

Breast feeding and exercise Trying to figure out when to go back to exercising post partum can be overwhelming for mums, you want to start losing your baby weight but you are breastfeeding, so where do you start? So here at Ashina Active we want to help you navigate your breast feeding journey, so here are our top tips when it comes to breast feeding and exercise. Exercising does not affect your milk supply but there are a few things you need to take into consideration when starting your journey. When producing breast milk your body needs additional 400-500 calories per day, so you need to take that into consideration. The number varies from woman-to-woman, of course, but serves as...

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Your core after having a C–section

Time and time again I get asked questions about how to get rid of your mummy tummy, especially after you have had a C section.  I didn’t have a c section but hundreds of my clients have had them, so it what I wanted to address on today's blog.  Although it is super amazing and a miracle what our bodies have done, the majority of us hope that we can get back or improve how we looked pre baby, be it aesthetically or physically.  When you have a C section it takes a toll on your tummy and also your pelvic floor, what is the best way to regain your strength, exercise. Combine that with eating the right foods and...

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Your first Trimester, what to expect

It is your first trimester, you may be feeling like crap, that is ok.  First and foremost, do not beat yourself up for not keeping active or eating bags of crisps if it’s the only thing you can stomach.  IT IS OK!!!  However, if you are feeling good within yourself, it's great to keep active!  Why do I encourage all my clients who are pregnant to keep active during their pregnancy?  I tell all my clients and those who come to me for advice that it is an extremely positive thing to keep active during your pregnancy. If you have been exercising beforehand you can continue to do this, however please take on the following advice.  If you have a...

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Exercise and Pregnancy

So you have found yourself pregnant, huge congratulations!  I know that some of you may be feeling a little overwhelmed, this was the first thing I felt when I found out I was pregnant, coupled with excitement and a little bit of anxiety.  The best thing you can do is embrace what is happening inside you, it is a gift and it is a journey that will give you joy, tears, nerves and excitement. I didn't stay active during my first pregnancy so with my second one I understand the importance of exercising throughout (if possible)  When I had Louis I didn't exercise at all throughout my pregnancy and it took me a long time to get back into shape,...

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