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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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Written by Funmi Olatoye, Personal Trainer at Bumps & Burpees, Founder of Strong For Everyday & Mum of one. When it comes to returning to exercise after you’ve had your baby, you might have lots of different thoughts: When can I start? What are the right exercises? I need to get back into my pre-baby...
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There comes a great responsibility when working with pre and post natal women, and it is up to us as trainers to ensure that we are doing everything we can to look after them in the best possible way.
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The simple answer is that Mum’s are rarely not tired, so knowing the difference between exhaustion and low energy is vital. There are circumstances where exercise should not be prioritised over rest, however many times it can come in very helpfu and here is Funmi, one of our brilliant trainers as well as a Mum...
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“Comparison is the thief of joy” Theodore Roosevelt How many times have you found yourself in a social media vortex, looking for inspiration and losing hours in a scrolling frenzy only to come out feeling worse about yourself? It happens to the best of us and without realising it, we forget that not only is...
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This is a snippet from the original article on Women’s Health. Read the full article here. Keeping in shape is hard at the best of times. Nine times out of ten, enjoying a cold glass of white wine sofa-bound beats working your butt off in a HIIT class hands down. So imagine how hard it...
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This is a snippet of the original article that appeared in Bare Biology. Read the full article here. We’re so excited. Charlie Launder, head of pre and post natal training at Bumps & Burpees (one of London’s most exclusive fitness studios for maternity) is sharing her workout secrets with us. When it comes to fitness...
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