Diastasis Recti aka Mommy pooch

Have you ever heard of Diastasis Recti? No? Well, then this article is just for you. I will start with my own story of healing Diastasis. Before my pregnancy, I was quite an active person doing mainly yoga and some running and actually I´ve never been that much interested in strenghtening my abdominal muscles as…

Core exercises II.

Introducing you another of my favourite core exercises that target the deepest level of abdominal muscles – transverse abdominis. They are a part of Deep Core Stability Muscles so they basically support and stabilize the entire midsection. For having an healthy and working spine, I’d suggest you to stop being obsessed with the “sixpack” of…

Ginger Cookies

In my country, the absolute Christmas classics are the honey cookies (for those, you can find out more here). I use to make them every single year but this Christmas season I’ve decided to do it other way and got inspired a bit from the traditions present in Nordic countries or Germany. And here they…

Core exercises I.

The aim of this exercises is to move with your breath – always exhale on exertion, gently drawing in your lower abdomen as well as engaging your pelvic floor (similar to Kegel exercise). HEEL DROP Lying on your back, legs bent at 90 degrees angle. As you exhale, engage your core and pelvic muscles (as described above),…

Diastasis Recti aka Mommy pooch I.

In my first article about Diastasis Recti disorder I got closer to my own story of meeting with this (not only)postpartum condition. In the second part I would like to draw attention to the proper exercise execution and comprehensive approach to strengthening the abdominal muscles, especially for people who have significantly weakened rectus abdominis. As I described in the…

Chestnut Cream Recipe

Chestnuts are a very tasty treat, either roasted, cooked or used in various dishes. Moreover, they have considerable nutritional value. It’s not only fiber and high vitamin C content what makes them special. They are high in minerals such as potassium, magnesium or copper. Even though nuts are generally famous for their high fat content,…

Apple & Yoghurt cake with Cinnamon crumble topping

What could be better than morning coffee with some cake? Morning coffee with this apple & yoghurt cake, perfect for that gloomy autumn morning I am sure everyone of you have already experienced. So if you want to fill your home with a scent of apple and cinnamon, try to make this one. Because of…

Rosehip Syrup

Since we are here in Europe almost in the middle of the autumn season, I would like to share with you my first syrup recipe which is made from one of my favourite autumn fruits – rosehip. Rose hip is a fruit of faded rose, Rosa canina most often. Once the flowers have bloomed, there’s…