Mums exercise with their bubs to give postnatal depression the kick Group fitness classes are helping new mothers around Melbourne combat mental illness. By Louise Almeida


Bubs and bench presses Waverley Leader 18 Feb 2014 AT A public park in Clayton, a group of women have gathered for exercise, but the main difference between this and other exercise classes is that the participants have babies in tow. Personal trainer Robyn Dawtrey leads the free, weekly Mums and Bubs…read more…

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This motherhood gig is a perfect fit

Caulfield Glen Eira Leader
12 Mar 2013

NEW mums are taking over Princes Park in Caulfield South. They are dusting off their running shoes to take part in what personal trainer Sally Muir calls ‘‘the latest mum-ercise craze’’. The director of Shape Up Mums has brought her specialised group…read more…


Suzanne Robson
Progress Leader
7 Aug 2012

IF WATCHING the British Olympic squad stride out in Stella McCartney and Armani-clad Italian athletes compete in designer duds made you think twice about your threadbare gym gear then it might be time for an upgrade. As a personal trainer,…read more…

Cosmo pregCosmo Pregnancy – Gen Manley

Check-out our lovely Shape Up Mum Gen Manley in the April 2013 edition of Cosmo Pregnancy.