Top 5 Questions When Starting Pilates

Starting-Pilates

When you first come something for the first time the number of questions that you will have are limitless. You want to learn and know everything you can. This is no different with Pilates.

Benefits of Online Pilates Classes

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There are so many ways to take part in Pilates classes and our Online Live classes are one of the best!  It’s just like being in studio with an instructor, the only difference is that you are in the comfort of your own home. We have put together what we think are some of the best benefits of taking part … Read More

Top 5 Tips for Good Sitting Posture

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No 1.  Your best postures is your NEXT posture. This is our number 1 rule. The spine simply loves movement so the ability to sit in a couple of different positions can be really useful. So, provided you don’t feel pain, let your back relax into the chair (yes go ahead, have a slouch – it’s safe to relax into … Read More

What is Pilates – A Beginners Guide

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What is Pilates? Have you overheard conversations about Pilates and wondered what it is all about? We have got the answers for you and answers to some common questions that will determine whether Pilates is ideal for you. What is Pilates? Pilates (pronounced puh-lah-teez) emphasizes your body’s core — the abdomen, obliques, lower back, inner and outer thigh, bottom, and … Read More

Top 5 Tips for Exercise While Working At Home

Exercise While Working At Home

There is possibly no better time than now to start regular exercise. Due to lockdown, you might find that you have more time than normal as you are not able to socialise as you normally would. You can use this time to start exercising and with the country currently in lockdown, the benefits extend further than just physical changes. You … Read More

Running Shoes

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Should I change my running shoes? I have treated numerous people in clinic with running injuries who have spent hundreds of pounds on running shoes and insoles. People often make big changes to their footwear after injuries, gait analysis, and advice from friends, doctors and therapists.  Is gait analysis important? How much will your footwear play a part in injury … Read More

Running Heel Forefoot

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Should I change my running style? Like everything in humans, the way we run naturally varies vastly from person to person. Some people will naturally put their heel down first (heel strike runners), and some will habitually plant the ball of their foot first (forefoot runners).  There has been some debate over the past few years as to which is … Read More

Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis – sharp, annoying, limiting stabbing pain in your heel – a very common and debilitating running injury. This condition can limit your running, walking and day-to-day life. What is it, what causes it and what can I do about it?!  Find out the answers below and watch our great video to show HOW YOU CAN STOP IT COMING … Read More

Back pain…to move or not to move…

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For many years, there has been conflicting advice about what to do when your back hurts.  The “old-school” method of long term, complete rest has been thankfully put to bed, however sometimes, in the short term, rest has its place, and is needed to let your muscles have a chance to relax. Many people’s beliefs fit into 2 categories – … Read More

Heat or ice?

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Deep heat, ice packs, hot water bottles, freeze spray, heat pads …we’ve all heard of these different types of heat/cold therapy to help with pain, but sometimes it gets confusing as to which to use and when. As a general rule of thumb, if you have had a new injury and there is swelling…use ice.  This will prevent further inflammation … Read More