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  • What is Gestational Diabetes?

    GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS (GDM) Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as the onset signs of glucose intolerance during pregnancy. It is one of the most common pregnancy complications with research showing that women with hypertension, who are overweight and those with higher level of abdominal fat are at a higher risk of developing GDM (Barakat […]

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  • Slimming Wraps Don’t Work! Here’s the Biggest Reason Why

    Slimming Belts, Slimming Wraps … whatever people like to call them. Have you tried using them before? Personally I have experienced with them twice. Because of the wedding The first was when I was a gullible girl and signed up for a package with Marie France Bodyline back when I was 27 years old, thinking […]

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  • Going Bananas with Tennis!

    Last year a guy from Banana Tennis reached out to me, asking if I am interested to learn tennis, in exchange for a review on the lessons. (Yes this is an honest review haha) Tennis?!!! The last time I played tennis was when I was still teaching. And boy was I bad in tennis! The […]

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  • 5 Key Things you need to know about Diastasis

    Most women don’t even know what this condition is. Those who know may not even understand fully what it entails. Yes not even the trainers. Diastasis recti abdominis is simply a phenomenon where your abdominal muscles separate due to certain pressures. In our cases, when we are pregnant, our tummy has to relax and give […]

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  • 5 good reasons why staying active is important during pregnancy

    I get many requests and questions on why I do not run exercise classes for pregnant women. Am I not a supporter of exercise during pregnancy? No … on the contrary, I am a huge proponent of encouraging mummies to keep active during pregnancy. Really, pregnancy is not a disease. You can technically still engage […]

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  • 5 steps to losing 5kg of mummy fats in 4 months

    As a twin mummy who had lost at least 10kg in a span of 4 months, a certified personal trainer with 2 global fitness organisations and a women’s fitness specialist, there are many aspects of fat loss to consider when it comes to achieving fat loss after a baby, especially while starting on a busy […]

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  • Postnatal Exercises for Simply Her magazine

      Last month I have been invited by Simply Her magazine to provide tips and advise for readers who are battling the postnatal bulge. You could get your hands on a copy from any news stand. There is an increase in postnatal care and exercise programs in the recent period, which is really good news. […]

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  • Fit Mummy Wei’er

    30 year old Wei’er Higgs is not your typical stay-at-home mum. Founder of Gutsy ferments, a business specialising in fermented foods, the capable mumtrepreneur firmly believes in the importance of healthy eating, and resultingly dedicates much of her time experimenting with new ferments to create deliciously nourishing meals for her family. The stay-at-home mum also […]

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  • What an Ideal Postnatal Care Program Looks Like

    In the past 2 weeks, I have been immersing myself in the world of anatomy, biomechanics, manual therapy and function of the women’s body in Vancouver. Instead of hanging out with fitness professionals, I have been hanging out with physical therapists and pilates instructors who work a lot with women. When a group of women […]

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  • Why Abs Are Completely Overrated?

    For the longest time, the fitness and ‘health & slimming industry’ has brought on the loud visuals to entice consumers to their products / services. Think sexy, cute, half naked models (both males and females) with smouldering eyes and tight abs. Think the explosion of selfies showing off buns, guns and boobs. Well, I am […]

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  • Fit Mummy Julie

    Fit Mummy Julie Anna has always been a fitness enthusiast, ensuring that she maintains a fit and healthy lifestyle. However, she lost her momentum during the early days of her marriage. Undeterred and determined to lose the pounds that she had piled on, Julie picked herself up and regained her fitness regime, positively influencing her […]

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  • Corridor Workouts

    Corridor Workouts are illustrated in my book ’18 Again’. Frankly, these workouts are not just suitable for busy mums. They are meant for anyone and everyone who wants to break a sweat right outside your doorway, at your corridor. So just get on with it! Get Moving!   18 Again – Corridor Workouts

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  • Why did I start Climbing again?

    If you had known me personally, you would have known that I am a climber. I love climbing and climbing is a major part of my life. Climbing has also brought me to where I am today. Because it defined me right from when I fell in love with it 10 years back. As much […]

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  • Feature in Mother & Baby magazine

    In the July issue of Mother & Baby, Kareen was invited to share her thoughts on her pregnancy and weight-loss journey. If you missed the last issue of Mother & Baby, check out the article here! Stay Inspired! (Abstract taken from the July 2014 issue of Mother & Baby. We thank them for the feature) […]

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  • Shape Magazine – Get Fit Success Story

    One of Kareen’s wishes is to share her personal success story with as many mummies as possible and inspire them to kickstart their own mummy fat loss journey. You don’t need to pay big bucks for slimming programmes and pills. You don’t need to run marathons and spend hours at the gym. You don’t need […]

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