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Keeping fit whilst injured!

Posted by Kim Saha on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, In : Post-op advice 

What does a Physio and Fintness Instructor do when she gets Injured? 


So when I fell down the stairs and twisted my foot underneath me I was devistated. I had 3 kids to get to school, a jam packed day of  Pilates classes, HiiT classes, Physio appointments, home chores, relatives staying and more!


The first things that went through my head were those people who walk around on a broken foot and then later find it’s complicated things them doing so. I quickly realised I had way too much on t...


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Post Natal Fitness

Posted by Kim Saha on Saturday, July 21, 2018,

POSTNATAL FITNESS: 

 

When is it safe to start regaining your fitness after having a baby? 

 

It is safe to exercise from 6 weeks postnatal after your GP check. Although these initial stages are just extensions of everyday movements so shouldn’t cause any problems with your body, however if you do feel anything you are unsure about then you should go and get it checked by your GP or better still a physiotherapist.  

 

Why is it important to regain fitness after having a baby? 

 

Once you’ve had a...


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Fitness in Pregnancy

Posted by Kim Saha on Saturday, July 21, 2018, In : Pre and post-natal 

It is normal to feel tired throughout your pregnancy and sometimes exercise is the last thing on your mind but it is very important you keep your body moving and maintain a basic level of fitness throughout. Some days will be easier than others so roll with it and don’t be too hard on yourself. 

One good way of sneaking it in is to fit exercise into your everyday life. You could decide to walk home from work a few times per week. Take the stairs instead of the lift, within reason of course!,...


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Post Natal Goals

Posted by Kim Saha on Saturday, April 29, 2017, In : Pre and post-natal 

Intro:

As physiotherapist, ex-athlete, fitness professional and mum of 3 I’m very practiced at goal setting when it comes to my multiple journeys back to fitness and that of my clients. You’re probably familiar with the concept of SMART goals, Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timed. This structure can be applied to the return to fitness and the post natal journey.

Specific:

Your goal should be something you want to achieve… something you feel strongly...


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Fitness Whilst Travelling

Posted by Kim Saha on Saturday, May 14, 2016,
Many people I treat travel with work and it seems to be a real issue with maintaining fitness. Routine is a very important factor that encourages people to maintain regular exercise and regular exercise is the key to getting fit, staying fit and loosing weight.

So if you travel a lot then it may be a good idea to introduce some hiit workouts without the use of equipment that can be done anywhere.

HiiT - Pilates is a workout that has 2 elements... The HiiT element is a high intensity exercise wh...
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What is HiiT - Pilates and Why do it...

Posted by Kim Saha on Monday, April 25, 2016, In : Fitness 

What Is HiiT Pilates?
HiiT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. When I first heard of HiiT Pilates it made me think of some form of manic high speed pilates class with flailing arms and legs. As tempting as that sounds - that is not the case at all. 


HiT-Pilates combines the High Intensity Exercises for 30 seconds with a Lower Intensity Pilates Exercise in the 'rest' period . The Pilates Exercise helps to align the body and engage the core for the next High Intensity Ex...


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