25th March 2018

Accidental Exercise

My older sister is a self-confessed exercise-phobe! Not only does she absolutely hate it, she also admits that she has no idea where to start or […]
7th March 2018

#Fitspiration

#Fitspo Did you know that when you type in the hashtag #fitspo that over 53 million posts come up? I couldn’t believe it. What I could […]
24th February 2018

To pee or not to pee, that is the question!

Like many women who have a million and one things to do, I waste so much time searching the internet for random stuff and watching pointless videos.  However, this […]
10th February 2018

An Ode to Mothers

We are a tribe and we share the same view
That all mums are equal just like me, just like you

. So whether you’re bottle or whether […]
4th February 2018

I like to move it, move it!

Let’s face it, we can’t hide the fact that childhood obesity is a major problem at the moment. With all the endless technology; video games, tablets, […]
4th February 2018

I like to move it, move it!

Let’s face it, we can’t hide the fact that childhood obesity is a major problem at the moment. With all the endless technology; video games, tablets, […]
28th January 2018

Run Everyday January

I have always hated running. Actually, no, I love Sprinting and anything under 400m. I hate anything over 400m and although I have taken part in […]
22nd January 2018

Find Your Fitness

There are so many different trends when it comes to fitness. Over the past twenty years I have been a willing participant to sooo many different […]
19th January 2018

An Ode to Mamas

We are a tribe and we share the same view That all mums are equal just like me, just like you So whether you’re bottle or […]
17th January 2018

Too Much Too Soon

If your social circle as a new mum is anything like mine, it’s not long before the conversation in that ‘Local Mamas’ What’sApp group turns to […]
15th January 2018

Dancing on my own…a revelation!

Dancing on my own…a revelation! OK, an introduction to me: female, a grandma, 61, overweight, unfit, don’t like exercise. As a starter to my 2018 goals […]
11th January 2018

Set Goals Not Resolutions

Here at the FFA, January always gets us thinking about our goals as a business for the year ahead. We don’t set resolutions. Resolutions are usually […]
7th January 2018

Capture the moment, not the selfie

I read an article recently about a mum’s plea to her husband to take more photographs of her with the children and with the whole family […]
5th January 2018
Base body method

Do you really need that gym membership?

It’s January – the month when all the gyms are opening their doors to lots of geared up, hopeful clients who are ready to kick-start their […]
31st December 2017

My January Detox (with a twist)

Christmas is barely over, and its now nigh on impossible to open a magazine, log into social media or even speak to a friend/colleague without hearing […]
3rd December 2017

It’s not about the money…..

I’ve lost count now of the number of emails I have received from strangers (and friends) telling me how they can help triple our income at […]
26th November 2017

5 THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN YOU TALK YOURSELF OUT OF EXERCISE

Guest post by Dawn Jackson, Founder of RehabForMums.com   I’ve been wanting to start working out for ages (and I’ll happily put my yoga pants on […]
17th November 2017

How did we get here?

We often get asked the question: “How did you end up doing this?”……..So here’s our answer In 2012, Robyn and I were both pregnant with our […]
22nd October 2017

Losing my mojo

Over the past few months, I’ve lost my fitness mojo. I’m not really sure when it happened or what caused it but for the first time […]
17th October 2017

Exercise is NOT a Four-Letter Word!

I’m 61, overweight, 29 years postnatal with exercise-phobia. Since childhood, exercise, to me, has been something of a dirty word. Our typical family exercise usually began […]
23rd July 2018

When can I start exercising after having a baby?

Now this is a question that we get asked time and time again and the answer depends on a number of things but there’s no set […]
15th July 2018

‘Babe’ changed my life!

I’m sure you’ve all seen that cute little talking pig, Babe….. if you haven’t, please, watch with caution and I’ll tell you why……. Like most parents […]
13th June 2018

Morning motivation

We get asked frequently when is the best time to workout? Should I workout on on a morning or later on in the day?  The answer […]
10th June 2018

How to work out during school holidays.

As a busy mum during school holidays, often I struggle just trying to work, entertain the kids, walk the dog and make sure the house is […]
7th June 2018

Gym Bag Essentials

If you’re anything like me (a disorganised mum) then your gym bag is about as organised as your life……chaotic with a hint of babywipes! I keep […]
4th June 2018

Losing the Mummy Tummy

This is a question which has been searched for answers in google by so many mums. Now, if you have followed the FFA for a while, […]
1st June 2018

The F Word

Fanny, flower, foo-foo, fluff and front bum are just some of the words I’ve heard used for our lady bits!  The thing is, with British women, […]
21st May 2018

Don’t Believe The Hype

You may have seen quite a lot in the media recently about influencers and the lack of regulations/morals when it comes to some of the products […]
29th April 2018

Do you chase soreness?

On a daily basis, I see friends family and a lot of fitness related hashtag posts proudly sharing their D.O.M.S “Badge of Honour” after a tough […]