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The Benefits of Exercise & Why It's More Important than just Weight Loss

Fortunately for us all, exercise isn't just cardio. Just because you want to loose weight or get fit, doesn't mean you have to spend hours on the treadmill, do 100 sit ups every morning or do anything that you genuinely don't enjoy.

Exercise is an extensive field, and it can be personally tailored to exactly what we need and most importantly, what we want. Exercise is defined as: "any activity requiring physical effort at a greater intensity than your usual level of daily activity, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness". And this exercise can be in any form, such as cardio, strength, flexibility, endurance etc.

“If exercise were a pill, it would be one of the most cost-effective drugs ever invented.”  

There are so many benefits to exercise that extend to far beyond just "weight loss". It can reduce all manners of chronic diseases - including cancer, boost self esteem, mood, sleep, energy as well as improving many aspects of mental health. It really is a wonder-cure for women, mums and people around the globe.

The STUDIO aims to be this catalyst for women around Staffordshire and Derbyshire, giving them the environment and motivation to strive for their physical and mental health goals.

The benefits of exercise are endless for women throughout pregnancy and beyond.

During Pregnancy, it's recommended to exercise in the safe hands of a qualified professional


  • Reduced weight gain

  • Increased body confidence

  • Lower incidents of injuries during pregnancy

  • Shorter and less complicated labour

  • Increased breathing efficiency

  • Higher energy levels

  • Decreased risk of developing gestational diabetes

  • Increased muscle strength & improved posture

  • Circulation benefits with improved digestion

Discover our Ante Natal Exercise Classes and Womens Personal Training.


  • Quicker healing and recovery

  • Increased energy to cope with new motherhood

  • Reduced stress and depression, with a heightened sense of wellbeing

  • Faster return to pre-pregnancy shape and level of fitness

Once you've received your 6 week post-natal check, you're free to join any of our Exercise Classes in Uttoxeter at The Blooming Fitness STUDIO. For example, The Blooming Core Restore Exercise Class is all about strengthening and toning the deep core muscles that were weakened during pregnancy.

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