Win a free 4 week Health Challenge – Starts 19 September

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Win one 0f 20 free entries into my 4 Week Health Challenge starting 19 September.

You can be currently pregnant or post baby.

It’s entirely online, so you can participate anywhere in the world.

This is not a diet. This is a tracking program, taking care of mindset, hydration, nutrition, sleep and exercise.

My Health Challenge - Pregnant Fit and Fabulous

My Health Challenge – Pregnant Fit and Fabulous

Normal monthly investment is $49, however lucky Pregnant Fit and Fabulous mummies are gifted with a month program for FREE!

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Mary Bacon - Network Magazine Spring 2016

Pregnant Fit and Fabulous author Mary Bacon was invited to write for Australian Fitness NETWORK magazine, the industry magazine for fitness professionals in Australia, about myofascial release and the benefits during pregnancy.

Click the link to the full article.


Myofasical release is one of many techniques and exercises described in Pregnant Fit and Fabulous, available from all good bookstores and online. Kindle version also available.

Date: September 1, 2016
Appearance: Australian Fitness NETWORK Magazine
Outlet: Australian Fitness NETWORK Magazine
Location: Sydney, Australia
Format: Magazine
Today Extra David Campbell and Sonia Kruger

Today Extra David Campbell and Sonia Kruger

Channel 9 Sydney program Today Extra featured author Mary Bacon discussing how it is not necessary to go ‘all out’ with exercise after birth, but rest and recovery is important too.


View the interview

Date: August 2, 2016
Appearance: Pregnant Fit and Fabulous
Outlet: Channel 9
Location: Sydney NSW
Format: Television

Bacon helps mums keep in top shape

Bacon helps mums keep in top shape

BACON and healthy living don’t normally occupy the same sentence except when you are talking about fitness trainer, author and lifestyle coach, Mary Bacon. Her new book, Pregnant, Fit and Fabulous is all about giving women advice on how to feel their…

See Hills Shire Times to read the full article.

Date: August 16, 2016
Appearance: Hills Shire Times: Bacon helps mums keep in top shape
Outlet: Hills Shire Times
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Format: Newspaper

Upcoming Pregnancy Exercise Workshops

See below for dates and tickets

To celebrate the release of my new book Pregnant Fit and Fabulous, I will be conducting some pregnancy exercise workshops around Sydney NSW.

Mary training Stephanie

Mary training Stephanie

Join me for this interactive workshop where I address the specific needs for fitness during and after pregnancy.

The session will include both lecture and practical demonstrations. If you would like to wear comfortable gym attire, you might volunteer to do a couple demos with me and gain hands-on experience from this session. But it’s up to you – happy for you to come and watch.


Topics include:

  • Pregnancy exercise for each trimester
  • How to get back into shape after birth
  • Basic nutrition guidelines
  • How to work from inside out – specifics for pelvic floor issues

Prizes and giveaways on the day.


Double Bay – 16th and 30th October 10am to 11:30am at Sydney East Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics

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Lane Cove – 23rd October 10:30am to noon at Lane Cove Library

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Please email if you have any questions. I look forward to meeting you on the day.

Pregnant Fit and Fabulous (Sydney/Seattle: GOKO Publishing/Made for Success Publishing, 2016)


Pregnant Fit and Fabulous is a fresh, therapeutic yet energizing tool to help women feel fit and fabulous during pregnancy.

It is written for women who are both new to exercise and to experienced athletes who want safe and effective programs for before, during and after pregnancy.

In Pregnant, Fit and Fabulous, Mary has taken all the guesswork out of how to safely combine fitness and pregnancy.

Inside you’ll find:

  • How celebrities get back into shape after baby so quickly.
  • Expert pre and post baby advice.
  • Detailed fitness and training techniques.
  • Step-by-step exercises with photos tailored to your level of fitness and individual needs.
  • Safe stretching.
  • Resistance training.
  • Self-Myofascial release during pregnancy.
  • Dangerous exercises to avoid.

An extraordinary fitness and nutrition expert with over 20 years experience, Mary Bacon’s advice is sought after by Olympic medalists, the athletic elite as well as everyday people. In Pregnant, Fit and Fabulous, Mary Bacon has just revealed her wealth of proven health and fitness secrets for you.

Based in Sydney, Australia, Mary works with some of Australia’s leading health professionals. She is a qualified and registered Personal Fitness trainer, Pregnancy-qualified specialist, Trigger Point Therapist, Sports Level 2 trainer.

Yummy Mummies – The best kept secret is now out!

What to do for the first 4-8 weeks post-delivery?

Happy Mummy with Baby

Have you ever noticed how celebrities get back into shape within weeks or a few months of giving birth? If you are a mum like me, you could be forgiven for rolling your eyes in disbelief and cynicism…How is that possible? How do they do it? It must be trick photography, (I hear you ponder). But perhaps there is some well-kept ‘celebrity secret’ that we should explore in more depth.

Swiss Ball Squat

Mary and Eleni Swiss Ball squat

I cover many exercises in my book Pregnant, Fit and Fabulous, but it is sometimes is easier to demonstrate than to explain. In my YouTube videos I will show you how to these exercises properly. When training clients how to contract pelvic floor muscles, many are confused about how much to contract and what area of their pelvic floor to focus on.