Category: Carin Exercise

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Harness the Power of the Pelvic Floor

Harnessing the power of the pelvic floor is easier than you expect. Do you ever have one of those “uh oh” moments, when you wish you could just crawl under a rock and hide?  Sometimes an unexpected sneeze can do it, a longer than anticipated car ride, or maybe a hilarious comment you didn’t see coming? You can feel your abdomen clutch as something inside you releases.  Your instinct tells…

Spring cleaning for mind and body

Carmen, a practising naturopath and midwife in a busy London hospital, shares her knowledge in nutrition, natural health and midwifery. She is passionate about women’s health and has even started her own nutrition and recipe blog for pregnancy. She’s here to reveal how to stay fit and healthy post pregnancy through to our golden years!

Four golden rules for fit moms

Outdoor training mom in balance

Natasja Beks-Kartodimedjo (35) is living with her husband and lovely daughter in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. She is a succesful business women with her company Efficere. Natasja is also fitness instructor (Les Mills Body Pump and Body Steps) and outdoor trainer for Mom in Balance. Let Natasja inspire you with her four golden rules for fit moms.

Our pledge for International Women’s Day

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Empowering women to lead active lives after pregnancy For 1 in 3 women after pregnancy, the running shoes remain in the closet. Plans to exercise are put on hold. This is a pity because pelvic floor training helps women to get in shape and back into their sport routine. Our pledge for International Women’s Day is to empower women and live active, satisfying lives after pregnancy.

Shared complaining, sweaty faces: how working out together gets you going

Kirsten van der Kolk is a power woman, mother of two and former Olympic Gold rowing champion. Previously she wrote about kicking off the year with the goal to start exercising more. Read about her experiences below. After a short intermezzo spent back home in a windy and wet Holland, I am back in Spain again: the land where all good resolutions are transformed into healthy habits. In the fuss of everyday life -taking care of…

New year resolutions, how does it work?

Kirsten van der Kolk Olympic gold medalist

Kirsten van der Kolk, power woman, mother of two and former Olympic Gold rowing champion kicks off 2016 with new year resolutions. In this blog post, Kirsten shares with us her experiences of transforming new resolutions into healthy habits. Do athletes need to set healthy resolutions? For sure! And they also enjoy nibbling on a piece of chocolate.. With the new year, new intentions are set. The goals of setting a new resolution is to create healthy…