If there’s one word I would use to describe my birth experience, well, let’s just say it was a bit of a whirlwind to meet Miss Lana Say!

If you know me or have been following me for a while, you will have gathered that overall, I had a very…

Everything I speak about in this series of posts is from my own experience and research and for informational purposes only. The following information is not to be misconstrued as medical advice, which is why I always recommend first to speak to your health professional if you have any questions.

A lot of the following advice comes from myself and my experience of the last six years of training pre- and post-natal clients. There is also advice supported by the NHS guidelines on exercising during pregnancy.

What are the main reasons for keeping active during pregnancy?

• Relieving any muscular…

November 2020

Warning: This is a potential trigger blog post particularly if you are #ttc or struggling with fertility issues. …

I’ve noticed a theme amongst some of my clients over the past couple of weeks and it generally seems to be linked to feelings of uncertainty about the future, anxiety surrounding their jobs and job security, feeling down about their weight gain, mounting pressure and stress and overall feeling demotivated…

1. Invest in some proper running trainers

Every runner definitely needs to take a very close look at their technique. But with all the specialist running shops closed at the moment, would I recommend a gait analysis to help you buy a pair of running shoes? Not necessarily! The majority…

Much has been mentioned in the press recently about the effects of poor posture leading to problems such as ‘tech neck’ or ‘skull horns’ (yes, those are a thing), lower back issues and tight shoulders to name a few. In an ideal world companies would be offering their employees standing…

With less than a month to go until Christmas, many of us are well aware of the need to lose weight before gorging on mince pies!

Although I am all for relaxing and enjoying yourselves with loved ones this Christmas, the excess calories from food and the empty calories from…

For many of us, as soon as the temperature outside starts to plummet, our running mojos go with it. The long Summer days are long gone and now that the shorter days paired with a bitterly cold breeze have crept in, it understandably isn’t the most persuading argument for getting…

A few weeks ago, 10 days before my surf and yoga retreat in Portugal, I decided to follow in my friend Rahel’s footsteps, and embark on a little experiment to lose some weight before the holiday. Now, I hate to use the term ‘diet’ because I am against diet culture…

Yasmine Say

Founder of Say Fitness Personal Training. #PersonalTrainer, Fitness Instructor, #Running Coach and STOTT Pilates Instructor. www.sayfitnesspt.com @sayfitnesspt

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