WHAT IS EPILEPSY?

Epilepsy is a disorder of brain function that takes the form of recurring seizures.  Typically, epilepsy is diagnosed in children under 5 however epilepsy can occur at any stage across the lifespan. Seizures associated with epilepsy often occur when sudden,… Continue Reading >

Is it safe to exercise while I’m trying to fall pregnant?

Whether it’s a well-meaning Aunt warning us not to lift anything too heavy, or an online fitness guru barbell squatting with a giant pregnant belly, there is so much conflicting information available about whether exercise is safe to do whilst… Continue Reading >

Incontinence

  What is incontinence? Incontinence is a term that describes any accidental or involuntary loss of urine (urinary incontinence) from the bladder or bowel motions, faeces or wind from the bowel. Incontinence is a widespread condition that ranges in severity… Continue Reading >

Motherhood and Anxiety

Anxiety is a far more common issue with new mums than postnatal depression. For many women, anxiety, not sadness, is what they feel after having their baby. It can start in pregnancy and once the baby is born to grow to… Continue Reading >

School Anxiety After Lockdown: Tips to Help Your Child Cope

Returning to school can be a stressful experience for children at the best of times, but going back to school after extended lockdowns can cause extra anxiety. Although many children and parents are looking forward to the return of school,… Continue Reading >

5 tips to make self-care part of your day

Too often I work with people who are feeling tired stressed and overwhelmed and like they just can’t do it anymore. Once we start to peel away the onion layers and get to the core, which is ultimately self, we… Continue Reading >

The benefits of exercise for kids during the pandemic: Why it’s more important than ever for kids to stay active

By Laura Sereno, BK’s Gymnastics Program Manager   We all understand the benefits of physical activity for our kids – it’s an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and a crucial part of a child’s physical and mental development,… Continue Reading >

New Mums Get Back to Fitness

By: Jane Kilkenny Having a baby is one of the most exciting and exhausting times in your life. The birth of your baby can trigger the full range of human emotions, from absolute exhilaration and excitement to the deepest levels… Continue Reading >

Healthy habits to avoid emotional eating this Christmas

The end of the year can be so exhilarating. jam packed with exciting events, Christmas shopping and catching up with friends and family that you might not have seen during the lockdown period. Sometimes this can feel slightly overwhelming. You… Continue Reading >

5 Home Workouts to Try with Your Kids

With school holidays quickly approaching, it can sometimes be hard for parents to juggle their schedules and ensure they are making enough time for themselves to visit the gym or get in some fitness time. If you are struggling to… Continue Reading >