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Post Partum
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Yoga is one of the first forms of exercise that most women feel comfortable beginning again post-birth. With hormones chasing around your body and perhaps more than a little sleeplessness and anxiety thrown in, the opportunity to breathe, move intuitively and mobilise your body can feel amazing. However, here at Bumps & Burpees we want...
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I am no expert in newborn sleep, I wish I was, but I’m picking up all sorts of tips and tricks second time around that I thought I’d share with you. It is no secret that new parents are seriously lacking in sleep, we think we know what we are getting into when we are...
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These are the two main reasons for Mums not being able to exercise as much as they want to. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t because we don’t want to or have better things to do. It’s that we simply cannot fit it into our day and when we can, we are often exhausted from...
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I am feeling so festive this year, the tree is up, Michael Buble is blasting and the celebrations are already out! As much as Christmas is such a wonderful time of year for lots of us, it can also cause a lot of stress in the lead-up. It can feel chaotic as all routine goes...
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This is it! We can officially say Christmas is coming, and I have to say I am loving getting into the Christmas spirit this year. I think after last year being such a quiet one it feels exciting to be able to plan outings and see people again. Alfie and I are loving the Christmas...
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We all know how important it is to stay active throughout our pregnancy, but what happens when our bodies change and our bumps grow, what do we wear? I think this is one of the most commonly asked questions at Bumps & Burpees, and I see why. Pregnancy activewear is something that you definitely won’t...
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A question I get asked all the time – What weight are you lifting in this workout? How heavy should it be? – and actually, the answer is always “it depends”. I know it’s extremely annoying to hear but let me explain myself.  The idea behind a strength workout is to build YOUR strength. So...
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I cannot believe I am writing this blog post. If you would have told me 2 years ago when we were in the thick of our fertility struggles that I would be celebrating my baby’s first birthday I wouldn’t have dared to believe you, but here we are! Alfie has just turned one. I have...
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Written by Sarah Reid, Bumps & Burpees Trainer and Mum of 1 I have to begin by saying I loved pretty much every second of pregnancy, including the way my body changed. It’s a shock at first but I constantly reminded myself that these changes were only temporary and they were necessary to create a...
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Written by Candice Pearce, a Mum of 2 and Bumps & Burpees Trainer I’m a mum of two little monkeys and both came out of the sunroof! I’m not going to lie before having my first C-section I thought they were the easier birth option. Wow, was I wrong!!  My son, Ethan, was born four years ago...
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