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How to return to running postnatally without getting injured

How to return to running postnatally without getting injured

So you’ve carried a baby for nine months, gone through labour and now you want to get back into exercise…

The worst diet trends of 2019

Keto? The 800-calorie diet? Boombod? Diet recovery coach Louise Thompson unpacks the worst diet trends of the last year – and why most of them are simply money down the toilet.

The 5 Best Pram Walks in Sydney

If you're a new mum and keen to get outdoors, grab a group of mum friends and get strolling round one of our picks for the 5 Best Pram Walks in Sydney!

When can I have sex after giving birth?

It's a question on the minds of new mums everywhere but one so many are afraid to ask. Sexologist Lauren White looks into when is the right time to start having sex after birth – and how you will know.

Is postpartum weight gain common?

You have given birth to your beautiful baby and now it’s apparently time to lose the baby weight – right? Rachel Leman explains why postpartum weight gain is not that uncommon.

Where can I get help if I think I’ve got postnatal depression?

Postnatal depression affects 1 in 5 new mums. Louise Hurley explains the most common signs and symptoms and where you can find help if you think you've got it...

Returning to exercise after having a baby

The simple idea of returning to exercise postpartum can be both exciting and scary at the same time! Meli Comaschi-Cordoba explains what you need to know.

How to reduce isolation post-birth

Being a new mum can make you feel lonely and isolated. Anita Guerra, Midwife and Fitness Trainer, explains how we can reduce isolation post-birth and help prevent postnatal depression.

The top FIVE exercises to keep you run-ready in your pregnancy

Staying strong during your pregnancy will help you return to running quickly and injury free postnatally. Madison Cutmore highlights her top five exercises to keep you run-ready during pregnancy.

50 Aussies doing their bit to support Bushfire Recovery and how you can join them

Wondering how you can help towards the Australian bushfire crisis? Here is a list of 50 everyday Aussies doing their bit to support others – and how you can join them.

How you can (and why you should!) prepare your body for birth

How can you prepare your body for birth? And why is it so important? Women's Health Physio Tamara Woods shares her advice.

What is the best type of exercise to “get back into it” after having a baby?

What is the best type of post-natal exercise? Rachel Leman explains.

5 easy ways to practise self-care as a mum

With the silly season in full swing, it can be such a quest to manage to find time for yourself. Meli Comaschi-Cordoba gives us 5 easy tips to practise self-care as a mum.

Why pregnancy is your perfect running off-season

Runners like to run. So what if you're told you can't for the next 9 months? Madison Cutmore explains why you should treat your pregnancy as an off-season for running.

Can exercise have an effect on breastmilk and milk supply? 

Many mums wonder if exercise can affect their breastmilk and milk supply. Anita Guerra, Midwife and Fitness Trainer, answers the most common questions around breastfeeding and safe return to exercise.

Christie Houghton wins at the New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards!

Christie Houghton recently won the Small Group Trainer of the Year Award. Here she tells us a little bit more about this awesome achievement!

Accepting Your Post-Baby Body

How can you learn to accept (and love!) your post-baby body? Meli Comaschi-Cordoba discovers a few ways to start.

Postpartum weight-lifting – Is it safe?

Are you a weight-lifting mum? Jen gives her top tips on how to safely lift weights postpartum.

Travel Review: Club Med Bintan Island

Wendy Smiljan and her family (including 3 kids) recently visited Club Med Bintan. Here she reviews their stay.

Six Exercises to Build the Foundation to Your Strongest Post-baby Body

Jen Dugard details the top six safe and effective exercises for a strong post-baby body

Mum Moments – What is Pelvic Girdle Pain and how do I manage it?

Rachel Leman of Miss Motivator Women's Workouts talks to Carly Groves, a physiotherapist, on the topic of Pelvic Girdle Pain.

Mum Moments – How do I un-f*%k years of dieting now that I’m a mum?

Jen Dugard talks to Lulu Thompson, diet recovery coach and personal trainer on how to leave behind years of dieting and move forward as a mum.

My Top Relationship Tips – From someone who screwed it all up and was lucky enough that it got put back together

Let’s just start this article by saying I am 100% not a relationship expert. I am however a 30-something year old woman who has had a few relationships in her time.

Collaboration over Competition – The Birth and Evolution of Body Beyond Baby

When I began this Body Beyond Baby journey in 2008, as a new mum myself,  I was full of excitement and ambition.

Wearing a pad every day and accepting that as normal is not serving you

Are you one of those chicks that just accepts your weak bladder as the norm? Just chuck a panty liner…

Living with Pelvic Organ Prolapse – The ups and the downs (literally)

“Your prolapse is not as bad today”, observed the Women’s Health Physio as she was fitting me with a pessary,…

Mum Profile & 56 Days of YOU winner – Jacqui

Jacqui was one of the inspiring mums that took part in our very first 56 Days of YOU challenge. With…

Travel Report: Mums Only Fitness Retreat

Experts are now suggesting that mums need ‘mums-only’ time out (like we didn’t know that already!) However, from my experience,…

My Perineal Ultrasound

Working with women, particularly pregnant and postnatal women, the phrase ‘pelvic floor’ is mentioned every day. It’s an important topic…

Mumma, Please Know You Are Not  Alone

I was talking to my hairdresser the other day and she was telling me how hard and emotionally draining her…

6 Great Reasons To Do Pelvic Floor Exercises

Ok, we all know we need to “do our pelvic floor exercises,” but why? When we are pregnant, our doctors,…

Could your pelvic floor be too tight to push a baby out?

I left the delivery suite giving myself a pat on the back. “They said your pelvic floor was really strong,” my husband told me. Awesome, I thought to myself. Stronger is always better, right?

Travel Report – Club Med Bintan Island with kids

We recently took a family trip to Club Med Bintan Island . First up, where and what is Bintan Island? Yep, I thought the same. Bintan is an island in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago

My Podcast on Motherhood, Freedom, Obstacle racing, Business, Food and much more

I was recently invited to chat with Ronsley Vaz on his Bond Appitit Podcast, chatting all things Motherhood, Freedom, Obstacle…

Marley’s Mum

Almost nine years ago I gave birth to my first child. I became a mum. I became known as ‘Marley’s…

What’s your Motherhood Truth?

I’ve been sitting on this for a little while but have decided to dig deep and share what i’m labelling…


Last week I didn’t pick my kids up from school on time. In fact, I had no intention of picking…

Getting to the ‘core’ of the Problem: Why the Language of Personal Training Needs to Change

A number of years ago, the fitness industry became obsessed with training the ‘core’, and to do this, apparently, you…

I Have a Friend

I have a friend and at the moment, I know she’s doing it tough. She’s a mum, just like you…

You are fucking amazing

It struck me the other day that many of us seriously do not recognise how amazing we are. I work…

Broken before 9am

As she walks toward me I see her brave face, hat pulled down, hiding her tears. I see it and…

The Postnatal New ‘Normal Debate’ – Part 2 – Cath

I want to thank Cath for sharing her story – it is when women like Cath step up and share,…

Education is Power

I believe that education is gold. I believe that no one should ever make your mind up for you, or…

When we Collaborate and Celebrate!

Often we focus so much attention on the stuff we need to do better, that we forget to celebrate the…

I thought I was Okay

When a woman first comes to see me, we talk through her medical questionnaire to find out a little about…

Hey Mum

Hey mum,  When you look in the mirror what do you see?  When they ask you to be in a…

What’s your Motherhood Truth?

  I’ve been sitting on this for a little while but have decided to dig deep and share what i’m…

Do you have Abdominal Separation? – How-to-check

We talked in our last article about what abdominal separation is. Now we go a little further and take a…

What is Abdominal Separation?

You may or may not have heard of abdominal separation and you may or may not have been assessed for…