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The Pregnancy Centre's Core and Pelvic Floor Podcast for Fitness Professionals Episode 8 - with Elisa Bellairs from Embraced Mama, part 4

Running to the Core Podcast

Release Date: 09/15/2018

Episode 20: Marietta Mehanni on using the Gymstick as a postnatal training tool show art Episode 20: Marietta Mehanni on using the Gymstick as a postnatal training tool

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Marietta Mehanni from Melbourne Victoria talks with Dianne about using the Gymstick as a tool for postnatal training and strengthening in returning to fitness and running. Resistance through the bands can be altered allowing levels of exercise challenge to fit the stage of recovery that a postnatal mum is at. The feeling of pull through the bands gives a whole body awareness when strengthening in a training session.

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Episode 19: Top 9 Pregnancy Fitness Tips with Angelina Lee Physiotherapist show art Episode 19: Top 9 Pregnancy Fitness Tips with Angelina Lee Physiotherapist

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Recorded at the time where the restrictions start to ease in Australia, this podcast gives pregnant mums specific advice to help during this unusual time in our lives. Dianne Edmonds speaks with Angelina Lee from PhysioForward in Tasmania, and together they go through 9 Pregnancy tips.

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Episode 18: 9 Postnatal Fitness tips with Angelina Lee, from PhysioForward show art Episode 18: 9 Postnatal Fitness tips with Angelina Lee, from PhysioForward

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During this time, stress and challenges facing postnatal Mums,  means sometimes it's not easy to fit in aspects of fitness into your 'routine'. Dianne speaks again with Angelina Lee from PhysioForward in Tasmania, and together they have 9 Postnatal tips for mums at this time.

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Episode 17: Talking with Simone Kay from Train for Life, Cairns show art Episode 17: Talking with Simone Kay from Train for Life, Cairns

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Simone Kay from Cairns, PT at Train for Life, talks with Dianne back in January about fitness and returning with focus for postnatal mums. Interoception is an area to explore further, with quieting down required to tune into and connect to what your body is saying to you at that moment of time.

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Episode 16: About Motherhood Guilt with PT Theresa Prior show art Episode 16: About Motherhood Guilt with PT Theresa Prior

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Theresa Prior, PT from Westmeadows in Melbourne, Victoria about motherhood guilt.

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Episode 15. Postnatal Journey with  PT Mags O'Leary show art Episode 15. Postnatal Journey with PT Mags O'Leary

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Mags O’Leary became a Personal Trainer to help her own postnatal recovery, looking for the skills to modify her training to protect her pelvic floor. Mags talks about how her body was affected by the birth of her son, and some of the unexpected complications that came following an “easy” pregnancy. After her 6 week check she started running again, only to find that she experienced leakage and then further issues arising resulting in sling surgery before her son was even 12 months old.

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Episode 14. Postnatal fitness with Physiotherapist Angelina Lee part 2 show art Episode 14. Postnatal fitness with Physiotherapist Angelina Lee part 2

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Angelina Lee from PhysioForward in Penguin Tasmania joins podcast host Dianne again to continue the discussion about postnatal return to fitness and running. Incidental exercise ie fitting in fitness during activities involving babies and young children is one thing Angelina found very helpful in her own postnatal fitness recovery. She also dives deeper into the need for support during recovery, it's role in emotional and mental health and then heads into discussing the use of pesseries to help as needed.

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Episode 13. Move for Mental Health with Kylianne Farrell show art Episode 13. Move for Mental Health with Kylianne Farrell

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Kylianne Farrell is the founder of Move for Mental Health and shares her background with Dianne in this podcast, and how it has influenced her work in fitness and mental health advocacy. Kylianne is an Ambassador for the Gidget Foundation raising funds through Cape to Cape Hikes and fundraising events to help provide counselling services for families experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression throughout Australia.

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Episode 12. Physiotherapist Angelina Lee - Postnatal Return to Running show art Episode 12. Physiotherapist Angelina Lee - Postnatal Return to Running

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Angelina Lee, Physiotherapist and owner of PhysioForward in Penguin Tasmania, talks to host Dianne on aspects of postnatal fitness and return to running strategies. She harnesses the benefits of incidental exercises, and optimizes pelvic floor recovery positions to focus on the front aspect of the pelvic floor during daily activities. As a runner she challenges her mums to regain the needed strength and control around the pelvis and their legs to prepare for running following pregnancy and birth.

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Episode 11. Resistance training during and after pregnancy with Sam Kirker (Part 2) show art Episode 11. Resistance training during and after pregnancy with Sam Kirker (Part 2)

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In part 2 Dianne talks with PT Sam Kirker who owns Iron Sisters in North Brisbane about resistance training both during and after pregnancy, and how strength training programs helped two of her running clients hit their personal bests. In her studio Sam offers both small group and one on one training, enabling progressions for each woman at the level best suited for their individual training needs.

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Podcast Interview part 4 with Elisa Bellairs, from Embraced Mama, Mandurah WA

Elisa is a personal trainer who coaches mums to restore and reclaim themselves after having children. In part 4 and the final part of this interview Elisa talks about bridging the gap between regular fitness programs and providing specific movement programs for mums. This ensures that in her programs she and her team can cater for the specific recovery needed for each mum, following changes they have experienced following pregnancy and birth.

 

Embraced Mama is now closed.

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