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The 21st Century ‘Eat Well’ Plate!

By Jenny Burrell BSc (Hons), Founder of Burrell Education, Leading-Edge Pregnancy, Post Natal and Female-Centric Fitness & Therapy, London, UK. The NO-DIET FAT LOSS 10 COMMANDMENTS 1.        INSULIN IS ONE OF OUR MASTER HORMONES IN TERMS OF FAT LOSS  – TO PREVENT FAT BEING STORED WE NEED TO GOOD CONTROL OVER IT.  For most people […]

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2 Great Integrated Core Strength Exercise for the Post Natal Client

I think it’s generally accepted that CRUNCHES are not a positive choice for ‘Core Restore’ for the Post Natal client if they are experiencing issues such as Diastasis and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and moreover have a poor ability to truly withstand Pelvic/Core PRESSURE.  So while the client is healing, you need to think a little outside the box…really consider the components […]

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……….What, no Kegels to Strengthen Pelvic Floor?????? OMG!

OK, the gig is finally up on ONLY performing Kegels to re-activate and  re-condition the Pelvic Floor!  Don’t get me wrong, after giving birth when the musculature, nerve and blood supply, fascia and ligaments of the Pelvic Floor and Pelvic Basin have undergone significant trauma or at the very least, have been stretched by carrying […]

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Human Growth Hormone (hGH) – The Key To The Post Baby Fat Loss Kingdom??

Some Key Points: hGH is a hormone that is produced by the Pituitary Gland in the brain. Production peaks during the teenage years and slowly declines with age. hGH plays aHUGELY significant and varied role in your system:  Fat metabolism  Growth of all tissues  Energy level  Tissue repair  Whole body healing  Cell replacement  Bone strength […]

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Sleep Deprivation, Stress and Fat Loss for the Post Natal Client

  For all of you out there with Post Natal clients (6 weeks to 6 years ;-)….Here are a few thoughts on a few important components to fat loss that are rarely considered when dealing with this special population. During Pregnancy and the early Post Natal period, Cortisol is  NATURALLY ELEVATED!  In the Post Natal period […]

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