The Pelvic Floor Bible

Everything You Need to Know to Prevent and Cure Problems at Every Stage in Your Life

Author: Jane Simpson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241386543

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

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Have you ever laughed so much you wet yourself - just a little bit? Or found yourself crossing your legs on the doorstep frantically searching for your keys? Do you get up at night to go to the toilet more than once? An estimated 200 million people around the world suffer from some form of urinary incontinence. It's an embarrassing problem that affects women disproportionately as a result of pregnancy and childbirth. In The Pelvic Floor Bible, Jane Simpson argues that it's time for us all to feel the squeeze and celebrate the wonder of our pelvic floor muscles. She shows you how to incorporate pelvic floor exercises as part of your daily routine in order to prevent issues in later life and cure existing problems now. Learn how to treat common problems such as stress incontinence, overactive bladder and prolapse, get back into shape post-pregnancy and enjoy a healthy sex life at every stage of your life. Incontinence is both preventable and curable through pelvic floor exercises and rehabilitation but too many people assume nothing can be done, follow incorrect advice or are ashamed to seek help. We need to end the taboo now.

The Functional Training Bible

Author: Guido Bruscia

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag

ISBN: 1782550453

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 512

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Discover functional training like you’ve never seen or experienced! This training is easy, fast and fun and it will revolutionize your health and athletic performance. It will become a new way of life! Functional training is a scientific method for personal training, workouts at the gym, at home or outdoors. The book is divided into three parts: The first, theoretical part explains the ‘why’ at the foundation of functional training; the second, practical part contains bodyweight exercises and exercises with various tools (sandbags, medicine ball, kettlebells). The final section proposes several specific training programs for strength, hypertrophy and weight loss. Welcome to the revolution in functional training! Get your focus and follow it!

More Orgasms Please

Why Female Pleasure Matters

Author: The Hotbed Collective

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473565561

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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A FRANK, FUNNY AND EMPOWERING CELEBRATION OF FEMALE PLEASURE An orgasm will help you sleep and keep you looking younger, it doesn’t cost money and isn’t a scarce resource. So why is it that, like the pay gap, there is an ‘orgasm gap’ between women and men? The Hotbed Collective began life as a podcast with a mission ‘to make life better one orgasm at a time’. Their debut book, More Orgasms Please is an open, honest and at moments hilarious dive into all aspects of sex for women. It covers feminist porn, body image, menopause and much more. Like the podcast that inspired it, More Orgasms Please is like the best sort of chat between friends: punchy and playful, normalising and educating. It is an eye-opening read that puts women’s bodies and our right to pleasure firmly on the map. Think of it as ‘Couch to 5k’ ... for orgasms.

The Vagina Bible

The vulva and the vagina - separating the myth from the medicine

Author: Dr. Jennifer Gunter

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349421749

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

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Does eating sugar cause yeast infections? Does pubic hair have a function? Should you have a vulvovaginal care regimen? Will your vagina shrivel up if you go without sex? What's the truth about the HPV vaccine? So many important questions, so much convincing, confusing, contradictory misinformation! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and celebrity-endorsed products, it's easy to be overwhelmed-whether it's websites, advice from well-meaning friends, uneducated partners, and even healthcare providers. So how do you separate facts from fiction? Obstetrician Jen Gunter, an expert on women's health-and the internet's most popular go-to doc-comes to the rescue with a book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women. From reproductive health to the impact of antibiotics and probiotics, and the latest trends, including vaginal steaming, vaginal marijuana products, and jade eggs, Gunter takes us on a factual, fun-filled journey. Discover the truth about: · The vaginal microbiome · Genital hygiene, lubricants, and hormone myths and fallacies · How diet impacts vaginal health · Stem cells and the vagina · Cosmetic vaginal surgery · What changes to expect during pregnancy, after childbirth, and through menopause · How medicine fails women by dismissing symptoms Plus: · Thongs vs. lace: the best underwear for vaginal health · How to select a tampon · The full glory of the clitoris and the myth of the G Spot ... And so much more. Whether you're a twenty-six-year-old worried that her labia are 'uncool' or a sixty-six-year-old dealing with painful sex, this comprehensive guide is sure to become a lifelong trusted resource.

YSM Body Bible

A Mum's Guide to Health, Fitness and Positive Living

Author: Jodie Hedley-Ward,Kelli Johnson

Publisher: Exisle Publishing

ISBN: 1877568589

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

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Written with the assistance of international figure champion and personal trainer Kelli Johnson, and endorsed by Terri Irwin, the YSM Body Bible is the book today’s busy mothers have been waiting for. Using the latest research findings on women’s health and fitness, it is a holistic look at the body and includes detailed diet and exercise advice and programs, written in Jodie Hedley-Ward’s simple and direct style. The book also emphasises mental attitude and offers motivational advice on overcoming negative self-talk and limiting beliefs, as well as strategies on how to set oneself up for success. The detailed nutritional and exercise training programs in the book have been thoroughly tested and approved by experts, and have been devised especially with mothers in mind. The author, a busy mother of two, uses herself as a guinea pig in the book to illustrate how the programs can work. The YSM Body Bible is a complete fitness guide for today’s busy wife and mother.

The Baby Bible

A guide to taking care of your bump, your baby and yourself

Author: Bec Judd

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1760635669

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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What you're not expecting, when you're expecting Bec Judd has been pregnant quite a lot: three pregnancies, three deliveries and four gorgeous newborn babies. From carrying a baby, delivering it, feeding it and raising it, Bec has experienced almost everything motherhood can throw at you and she wants to share the secrets and stories that she has learned along the way. Not to mention all those things about pregnancy, birth and motherhood that often come as a complete surprise. Join Bec and her dream team of experts (an obstetrician, a midwife, an ultrasound specialist, a women's health physio and a paediatric sleep specialist) as they take you month by month through your pregnancy. They will share their insider advice on the best ways to eat for two (or three!), stay in shape and get you and your baby sleeping well. This gorgeous, comprehensive handbook contains a wealth of honest, practical and sometimes hilarious advice to prepare you and your baby for life after birth.

Gillian McKeith's Food Bible

How to Use Food to Cure What Ails You

Author: Gillian McKeith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101659173

Category: Cooking

Page: 400

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From the author of the 2-million- copy international bestseller You Are What You Eat comes the essential guide to health and nutrition The celebrated clinical nutritionist, author of the internationally bestselling You Are What You Eat, and host of the BBC America show of the same name offers a comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to the health effects, uses, and benefits of the foods we eat and how nutrition affects our general health, aging, ability to fight disease, and quality of life. Gillian McKeith’s Food Bible is as user-friendly as it is thorough, featuring food based treatments for common illnesses and diseases, from arthritis to diabetes and chronic fatigue syndrome to migraines. For example: · Almonds can assist in weight loss. · Wild yams help promote fertility. · Berries, spinach, romaine lettuce and broccoli combat dry skin by stimulating oil and collagen production. · Tomatoes contain an antioxidant that can help prevent cancer. Gillian provides cutting-edge Food Action Plan Prescriptions incorporating the right foods, herbs and quick tips for over 100 everyday ailments. The solutions in this book are tried and tested and based on more than 15 years of consulting with clients in private practice. Gillian McKeith’s Food Bible will completely change the way you think about food.

40 Weeks

A Devotional Guide to Pregnancy

Author: Jennifer Vanderlaan

Publisher: Birthing Naturally

ISBN: 0976554119

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

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This unique inspirational resource features weekly descriptions of your baby's growth and pregnancy specific devotionals to encourage and enlighten even the most experienced mother. Weekly prayer guides support your desire to pray daily for your child, while challenging you to deepen your spiritual life. Supportive suggestions for handling pregnancy symptoms help make the journey from "expecting" to "mother" as comfortable as possible. This is the pregnancy guide no Christian should be without.