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About Rachelle Ballard-Clayton

Rachelle is the founder of MEE Active where she helps people step off the sidelines of life and into movement that matters. A certified Female Health and Performance coach, as well as movement and rehabilitation specialist, she enjoys teaching women about the connection between their mind and body. Find her at https://meeactive.com.au/.
Latest Posts | By Rachelle Ballard-Clayton
Do You Exercise with Weight Loss in Mind?
2 months ago

Do You Exercise with Weight Loss in Mind?

People exercise for various reasons. Some do it to feel good. For others, the purpose is bone strength or flexibility. Quality of life, weight loss, and building social connections are also among the most common reasons…
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Do You Breathe the Correct Way?
3 months ago

Do You Breathe the Correct Way?

One of the most significant functions I check with new clients is their breathing patterns. As a result, I often find people take short, shallow breaths. They may also hold their breath when performing a strenuous task. There are many…
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What Is the Pelvic Floor and Why Should You Care? (VIDEO)
4 months ago

What Is the Pelvic Floor and Why Should You Care? (VIDEO)

There’s been a lot of talk about the pelvic floor and how it weakens with age. Exercise has been said to help, but is that really the case? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles within the pelvis. These muscles act like a hard-working team to hold…
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What Is Joyful Movement and How Can You Accomplish It?
5 months ago

What Is Joyful Movement and How Can You Accomplish It?

How do we find enjoyment in our daily workouts? What movement sessions are best? Is higher intensity movement better than more gentle modalities? These questions are often asked in classes. In truth, higher intensity movement…
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3 Ways to Practice Body Awareness and Prevent Falls (video)
5 months ago

3 Ways to Practice Body Awareness and Prevent Falls (video)

We develop body awareness in all stages of life, but unfortunately, we lose some of it as we age. In our later years, being able to understand and develop this awareness of where our body is in space can help with falls prevention…
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Can Menopause Affect Your Mental Health? Yes – But There’s Hope!
7 months ago

Can Menopause Affect Your Mental Health? Yes – But There’s Hope!

Some women experience moodiness, anxiety, and depression with the onset and different stages of menopause. This emotional upheaval can cause frustration and stress and can last for up to five years post-menopause. There are valid…
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Osteoporosis and Bone Density – What You Need to Know and How to Exercise
8 months ago

Osteoporosis and Bone Density – What You Need to Know and How to Exercise

There is a ton of information out there concerning osteoporosis and bone density, but many of us aren’t exactly familiar with these terms. So, let’s start with some basic definitions…
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In the Clutches of the Hot Flushes – What Are They and What Can You Do About Them?
9 months ago

In the Clutches of the Hot Flushes – What Are They and What Can You Do About Them?

Are you experiencing hot flushes? Have you been through menopause, but still have the same symptoms? This is a very common occurrence. 75% of women report experiencing hot flushes from approximately age of 40 through to 80…
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Afraid to Begin Exercising? These Tips Will Help You Start Well
11 months ago

Afraid to Begin Exercising? These Tips Will Help You Start Well

Has your doctor told you to become more active and take up some form of exercise? Are you left wondering what type of exercise to do and where to start?
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How to Combine Cognitive Function and Exercise to Improve Your Brain Power
12 months ago

How to Combine Cognitive Function and Exercise to Improve Your Brain Power

Exercise is good for the heart, bones, and muscles. Did you know it’s also good for the brain? Recent studies present exercise as a key player in preserving brain function as we age. Fit body…
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