Progressing your pelvic floor training

While it can initially be very useful to find and activate/relax your pelvic floor muscles in supine or side lying (have you seen the free download about this on the Resources page?!), it’s really not a good long term or functional strategy – the pelvic floor needs to actively work in a number of different positions
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Tomatoes….a menopausal woman’s best friend?

Summer in Ireland is a traditionally soggy affair – but it just means we appreciate the sunny days even more….. However, summer does bring with it beautiful tomatoes, full of flavour, calling for new ways to be used. Lycopene is the plant pigment that gives tomatoes their red colour, has been associated with prostate health
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Anti-inflammatory Allies

We talk a lot about inflammation when it come to most modern day ailments. From back pain and arthritis to cancer, heart disease and even diabetes, inflammation is the common link. So it is only natural that we should strive for an anti-inflammatory life, right? Inflammation does have its uses – after all its how
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3rd Age Women

Interested in learning more about peri-menopausal health? Here is a link to some videos from the 3rd Age programme that Jessica Drummond, Jenny Burrell and I have created. Watch Jessica and I talk about creating optimal health for women as they move through and beyond menopause, creating pathways for health on every level of self care – using knowledge,
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Are beets the new black?

Beets. They seem to be having a moment. Move over kale – there’s a new superfood on the block. I have posted about beetroot hummus before (yum!) but it is theoretically summer in Ireland now (really!) and I have been experimenting with new recipes. Two quick and easy ones particularly! But why beets? Well apart
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What I want women to know about bladder health…..

So many women (maybe as many as 1 in 3) have issues with their pelvic floor muscles and problems with bladder control. Despite what the ads in magazines tell us, there’s more to it than just buying pads and ignoring it. Here’s what I want women to know: Leaking might be common but never normal
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