Claire Hill

Littlehampton, United Kingdom

Claire Hill

Littlehampton, United Kingdom

Claire's Posts

Weight Training During Pregnancy

10 Sep 2020

For anyone thinking that you can’t start an exercise program during pregnancy, whether it is cardio or strength training, if you have not exercised before…. this is no longer true. It was believed that if you were not currently training before pregnancy, it was unwise and unsafe to do so. Similarly, if you were exercising […]

Nutrition During Pregnancy

31 Aug 2020

This is probably the most important time to get your nutrition right! If your BMI is above 30, and you are classed in the Obese category, you need to try to get your BMI down. You need to try to get more active, even if it’s just walking and making small changes to your lifestyle. […]

Perinatal Mental Health

4 Aug 2020

We are supposed to be elated, excited about the anticipation of having a little bundle of joy after finding out we are pregnant. For some expectant ladies, this isn’t the case. Whether you have suffered from depression, anxiety, or any other mental health before, now is the time when it is more likely to happen […]

Connection Breaths – How It Affects the Core and Pelvic Floor

20 Jul 2020

Who would have thought that breathing plays such a huge part in the Core and Pelvic Floor? I started working on my core strength after I had my babies, but not once did I consider that my breathing wasn’t correct and that in itself meant I wasn’t connecting with my core or pelvic floor properly. […]

The Struggles of Losing the Baby Weight and Keeping It Off

1 Jul 2020

How easy did you find losing the weight after baby and getting back into shape/fitness? I think the answer for most would be the first few pounds fell off or came off relatively quickly, after that, we had to work hard at it! For some, it has stayed with us, years beyond having our baby! […]

Diastasis Recti

10 Mar 2020

Diastasis Recti (aka separated tummy muscles) During your pregnancy, generally around about 20 weeks or can be later, the 2 muscles (six-pack muscles or rectus abdominis) that run down the middle of your stomach to separate during pregnancy. This is called diastasis recti.  I had a 3 finger gap with my first child but the […]