Becoming Beam: behind-the-scenes of our idea generation. Character with thought bubble

Last year, we caught up with a whole load of you to find out what helps and hinders you when it comes to getting more physically active.

After doing this research to find out exactly what problems you needed solved, we needed to find ways to solve them. Simple.

Here's what we came up with...

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Natalie at Beam | 20th August 2019

The time has come where we’ve started to roll out our shiny new brand, Beam. You’ll be seeing more regular updates and doses of feel-good across all of our channels in the next few weeks as we transition. 

In fact, you may have spotted that a pretty major transition is already underway… Our social media handles have changed, our bios have been updated with some new information and some li[...]

Natalie at Beam | 9th August 2019

Over the last few months, we’ve been carrying out some fascinating research into factors that help and hinder adults with CF to exercise.

We’ve been doing this so that we can make getting and staying active easier and more enjoyable for you, by providing you the right kind of support.

Read on to find out what research we did and what we found out...

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Natalie Goodchild | 15th January 2019

Stress incontinence is leakage from the bladder or bowels when you cough, sneeze, laugh, or take part in high-impact activities like jumping or running. Sound like a familiar issue? You’re not alone.

Stress incontinence is well recognised as being more prevalent in people with cystic fibrosis than in the general population. If you’ve already read our [...]

Amanda Savage | 19th October 2018

We’re extremely excited to announce a new partnership with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in the United Kindgom, to make Pactster completely free for people in the UK with cystic fibrosis, their carers and their physiotherapists.

We’re dedicated to developing online workouts and communities for people with specific health conditions[...]

Natalie Goodchild | 19th October 2018

A growing body of evidence suggests that people with cystic fibrosis are affected not only by decreased cardiorespiratory fitness, but also by decreased muscle power, strength and endurance, as well as poor posture and impaired flexibility.

It’s for these reasons, and more, that exercise is so incredibly important in the management of cystic fibrosis, both in people who feel generally he[...]

Natalie Goodchild | 19th October 2018

I’m both a maternity physiotherapist and a Pilates Instructor. I taught my last class 3 weeks before birth. I looked and felt great while pregnant. But after the birth I found it hard to get my body to recover and change too. Five months after the birth of my son, my tummy still looked like jelly, felt flabby, protruded out, felt disconnected. I remember clearly the day I just stood and stared [...]

Amanda Savage | 18th October 2018