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LEAD! If You’re Gonna Lead!

My husband gave me this book (wierd), he got sent it for a review.    Then I read it….and found it not so wierd at all.  In summary, the author reckons there are 12 key traits we need to master when we want to lead effectively. As we are FITNESS/HEALTH LEADERS,  the sentiments should resonate […]

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Pick Yourself! A New Year Thought

Thanks to a gift from my husband over Christmas, I woke up really, really early this morning to read a book that I started before bed!  I love it when that happens…I had a massive ‘knowledge bomb’ drop on me before sleeping and it obviously kept on working through the night.   The book is called […]

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Post Baby Reality Check!

I have to tell you that I start this blog both ultra grateful and pretty ticked off!  And this is why…… 1.  I’m totally grateful for the hugely positive response Metabolic Mommy, GOYA and just generally that Burrell Education is simply flying, I’m having a stand-out year. I’ve worked very hard, had a few lucky […]

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Why I Love Massage & Bodywork

I’ve just spent 2 days teaching my Pregnancy and Post Natal Massage course at NLSSM and it proved to be a timely intervention.   It is without a doubt, extremely high on the list of my favourite things to do IN THE WHOLE WORLD!  No kidding.  You see, there was not a single person in […]

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Why Moms Are Athletes…………

……..and why we truly need to train them functionally for their demanding job!  Moms are pushing pulling, squatting, lunging, rotating, reaching, bending over and balancing weights of upwards of 15kg (think newborn at 4kg and car carry seat at 10+kg) for at least 12 hours a day, on very little rest, with sub-par core-strength………..I could […]

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