Category: Feminism and Fitness
Why walking is an unpopular form of exercise

Why walking is an unpopular form of exercise

Don’t discount the daily walk A daily walk provides enormous health benefits – but can be overlooked in the rush to start ambitious exercise regimes. No one has ever finished a walk and said, "Well that was a waste of time!" Following on our series of one small change...

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Training Women – a male perspective

Training Women – a male perspective

Hi, Travis Mattern here from www.fitnesseducationonline.com.au and i’ve recently written a blog on why it’s important to upskill when training women… from the male perspective. So here it is! As a young male trainer working at an all female bootcamp you would think I...

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Women Reinventing Midlife

Women Reinventing Midlife

If you would like a FREE copy of Active Pelvic Practice meditation — be sure to read to the end! I started out in the fitness industry, like many Fit Pro's did, running group classes. mishfit mothers™️ was my signature group exercise program. Women could bring their...

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The rubber band effect. The politics of kindness.

The rubber band effect. The politics of kindness.

The playbook has changed in leadership. But it has taken a serious taste of nastiness to make us appreciate kindness. Soft skills, that many assume are naturally woven into the fabric of management, need to be placed on a platform of their own. Where they belong. I...

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Re-entering the workforce (as an older woman)

Re-entering the workforce (as an older woman)

When I first re-entered the workplace full time, I bought myself the rings photographed above. I still wear them. They remind me to be: Brave - stand up for the things that I believe in. I am Brave. Enough - I bring a diversity of skills to the table and self talk...

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Prolapse. What will be your last straw?

Prolapse. What will be your last straw?

Most women accumulate the risks of prolapse over time. Although just one may tip you over the edge, they are certainly not usually in isolation. Understand the 10 most significant risk factors for prolapse. Being fore warned is being fore armed. 49% of all post natal...

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A just-in-case Wee

A just-in-case Wee

A just-in-case wee might be something that your mother encouraged you to do before you left the house as a child. It might be something that you still do, or tell your children to do. But what if this piece of advice creates habits that are at cross purposes with good...

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Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

These two things may seem like an unlikely blog title. But allow me to share a story with you. I have been a mover and shaker in the fitness industry for more than a decade. My passion has been to create a greater awareness of women's health issues. And to build on...

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Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

I know a young woman who is both confident and passionate. Blessed with a high EQ (Emotional Intelligence), she is able to quickly assess different personalities and dial in empathetically (if the need be). With ease. I often tell her, that this is her Super Power....

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5 Myths around Incontinence (& the Fitness Industry)

5 Myths around Incontinence (& the Fitness Industry)

I have worked as a PT specifically for women, I have worked with numerous Fit Pro's and I am a mum, often working out with other mums ... yet there are still myths that still I hear over and over... These myths only serve to hold women back, so therefore NEED to be...

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