09 Dec

Guidelines for Exercise during Pregnancy

Exercise is an important aspect of pregnancy and the research and consensus around exercise has changed a lot in the recent years with the benefits of exercise becoming much more apparent. Women with uncomplicated pregnancies should be encouraged to engage in aerobic and strength-conditioning exercise before, during and after pregnancy. Physical activity in pregnancy has […]

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05 Dec

Warm up for your swim, ALWAYS

With summer fast approaching, Australia’s swimming season is about to get into full swing! Do you complete a warm up prior to getting in the pool or ocean? A prescribed warm up is essential to decrease the likelihood of injury, especially due to the utilisation of large muscle groups when swimming. It allows for increased […]

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14 May

Exercise post pregnancy

  Thanks to our Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Coast Sport team member Leigh-Anne McBride for this blog. To book in with Leigh-Anne for assistance with exercise post pregnancy, call us on 4356 2588 or use the book online button below!   Book an appointment online    

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11 Jul

Pregnancy and Massage

Our latest blog is from our massage therapist Ali Redman.   Massage therapy is the most common complementary treatment during the entire nine months of pregnancy as it can provide benefits to both mother and baby. Prenatal massage  Various benefits can be experienced during prenatal massages, they include: Reducing edema (swelling) by activating the lymph […]

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04 Jun

Antenatal and Postnatal Care

Exercise during and after pregnancy needs to be adapted to the physiological and physical changes of the new Mum. Exercise can offer a range of benefits for the Mum, namely: Prevention of conditions such as pelvic and back pain due to postural changes. Improving sleep and preventing insomnia that can occur especially in the 3rd Decreasing […]

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