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Women Exercise for life aims to enable women, as well as health and fitness professionals, to access reliable information, current research and policy documents concerning women and exercise.

About Jenny...

Women’s health and exercise have played a fundamental role in both my personal and professional life. I have been a midwife since 1988, and a senior midwifery lecturer since 1998. My enthusiasm for the potential benefits of exercise for women’s wellbeing, was first inspired by running a master’s module on exercise and nutrition in pregnancy. This raised my awareness of the growing body of research in this field.

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Site Philosophy

The overriding philosophy is to empower women by providing access to credible information that will enable them to confidently make informed decisions appropriate to their individual circumstances.

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The website development

The idea for the website originated from the findings of a PhD study about women’s decisions to exercise in pregnancy. This highlighted how women often receive inconsistent and inaccurate information.

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Latest news and articles...

Current research, news, my experience, thoughts and resources... all in one informative blog

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