LOTTIE’S LIFESTYLE AND FITNESS
Hi, I’m, Charlotte and welcome you to Lottie’s Lifestyle and Fitness.
I’m a Womens’ Wellness Coach – combining exercise, lifestyle and nutritional advice alongside soft tissue therapy – to provide meet the needs of ladies at all life stages `from bump to birth and beyond`. All movement based offerings (e.g. Strong Mama®, Holsitic Core Restore® and personal training) aim to build strength from your body`s foundations, focusing on the core and pelvic floor. Everything I offer has bespoke elements to meet your individual needs and help you achieve your personal goals. Whether you are looking to prepare for your role as a mum, regain strength post pregnancy, heal a diastasis, address pelvic floor dysfunction or generally improve your health and wellbeing there is a package to suit.
I am a wife, mum of two young (and active) boys, a daughter, a granddaughter, a friend and business owner. Therefore, I understand the challenges faced by ladies in prioritising their own health and wellbeing. At the centre of my packages is a focus on YOU and a collaborative partnership. We will work together to personalise your exercise and movement prescription or soft tissue therapy. I aim to help you understand how to best support your body, feel confident to move and enjoy life! Together we will establish realistic goals so that you BELIEVE in yourself, create an movement, nutrition and lifestyle plan enabling you to BE ACTIVE and ultimately the ability to ACHIEVE what makes you happy.
I grew up in the West Midlands. While the rest of my family were very active I did not share their enthusiasm for climbing mountains, running and the great outdoors. I was much happier walking miles in a shopping centre than I was in the countryside.
My perspective and priorities changed in 2011. Within 6 months of the birth of my first child, I also lost my dad suddenly and unexpectedly aged just 51. I decided a career in teaching was no longer for me, and relocated back to the West Midlands to be nearer family.
It was during my second pregnancy that I began to exercise. Although I felt out of my comfort zone, I enjoyed the sessions and they began to leave me feeling renewed and energized. Following the birth of my second child I began to crave exercise, attending buggy bootcamps and taking up running. I was motivated, it became addictive and I experienced a renewed zest for life!
Although I was attending postnatal specific exercise classes, I received no rehabilitation advice, no tummy checks and no one to tell me I was overdoing it and to take it easy! I was undoubtedly fitter than I had been in years but I was defitinely not healthier. I was exercising too much, doing the wrong things with no regard for my overall wellbeing or core. Despite this it did leave me with an understanding of how effective exercise can bring major health and wellbeing improvements (and the consequences when done badly).
My experiences resulted in the creation of Lottie’s Lifestyle and Fitness so that I can help other women who want to improve their well-being. I became passionate about ensuring ladies have support and guidance appropriate to their needs and life stage. I believe a healthy lifestyle is not only about exercise, but freedom to move, nutritional and wellbeing support. I understand the importance of starting with the basics, gaining a strong foundation and building upwards from there.
L3 Personal Trainer (Discovery Learning/YMCA)
L3 Sports Massage Therapy (Burrell Education)
L3 Pre and Post Natal Fitness (Discovery Learning/YMCA)
Holistic Core Restore® Coach
L2 Gym Instructor (Discovery Learning/YMCA)
L2 Fitness Instruction – Exercise and Physical Activity for Children (Discovery Learning/YMCA)
Advanced CPD in Modern Post Natal Assessment, Core Restore and Functional Programming (Burrell Education)
Advanced CPD in Modern Functional Pregnancy Exercise Programming (Burrell Education)
CPD – Kettlebells (Discovery Learning/YMCA)
CPD – Group Indoor Cycling (Discovery Leanring/YMCA)
Antenatal, Birth and Postnatal Doula (Nurturing Birth)