Archive | Optimum Nutrition/Re-Nutrition

A Day Of Easy ‘Post Natal Nutrition’ and Why?

When it comes to Post Natal Nutrition, sometimes it can feel like very much a challenge to convince ‘baby-weight’ conscious new moms of the power and worth of moving their focus to ‘Healing’ Post Natal Nutrition’ as opposed to ‘Fat Loss Dieting’.  For years we have all been indoctrinated as to the evils of fat consumption, the virtues of calorie-counting the merit […]

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Burrell Education Living List – Post Natal Books, Influencers + Resources – Aug ’16 Update

After nearly 20 years serving the Post Natal woman in fitness/wellness both as the do-er, the student and the educator, I’ve gotten through a LOT of books and courses (above is just one of many bookcases in my office and throughout my house – Amazon LOVES ME!) and it was only because I had to […]

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5 SIMPLE but HUGE ‘Hormones Happy’ Life-Style Hacks

Being ‘Hormones Happy’ in our modern environments can be an absolute challenge but I’m a firm believer in DOING WHAT YOU CAN in all adverse situations and so presenting 5 SIMPLE but actually HUGE steps you can take to redress the imbalance caused by modern living……whether you’re serving Post Natal women trying to lose ‘baby […]

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Brianne Grogan Interview – Author of ‘Lady Bits’

  Oooooh another fabulous interview for you with one of the MOST heart-centered professionals working in the field of Women’s Wellness that I know and have had the pleasure of spending time with.  Dr. Brianne Grogan is the author of ‘Lady Bits’…….the tag line is ‘understand your body, elevate your health and reclaim your spark […]

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Adding Resistant Starch To Your Diet For Better Gut Health

Are you adding Resistant Starch to your diet yet?  Here’s why it might be a great addition to your ‘clean eating’ strategy to improve your metabolism and gut health……. As you might have guessed, not all starchy carbohydrates are created equal and although one of the major thoughts at the moment is to cut out […]

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Your Ultimate Post Natal Return-to-Exercise Pre-Screen Checklist

I’m EXCITED!  I’m excited because I’ve just completed the biggest, hardest, bad-assed chunk of my book.  EXHALE.  I’m excited because I can quite literally feel the earth moving underneath the world of Women’s Fitness and Wellness especially in the field of holistic programming for the Pregnant, Post Natal and Peri-Post Menopause woman and I’m excited […]

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2015 Diastasis Research Update + 16 Lesser-Discussed, KEY Pieces of the Puzzle

Are you working with women experiencing Diastasis Recti?  If yes, I think you’ll love this blog…… On February 10th I was immensely honoured to be asked to present alongside my friend and colleague Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Maria Elliott, at an evening lecture for nearly 200 physiotherapy/fitness/wellness professions hosted by Physio UK and led by Diane […]

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How to Make Almond Milk & Dodge the Cows Milk Nasties!

If you have any kind hormonal bother, if you’re  Peri-menopausal, menopausal or post menopausal,  if you’re trying to balance your Post Natal hormones……this one is for you! I’m not a fanatic but at this point in my journey to hormonal health I KNOW that drinking mass produced cow’s milk is just a NO NO for […]

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10 Diastasis ‘Big Rocks’ and Why There’s No One-Size-Fit’s All Solution – Part 1 of 2

I recently watched an online discussion where a professional in the field of Women’s Wellness posted a question on ‘belly binding’ and post birth recovery from Diastasis Recti and by the time I stopped watching the feed….76 posts later!!!! guess what? Not ONE definitive answer regarding the SOLUTION but of course lots of great suggestions […]

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