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Pilates is not just for women

Pilates is not just for women Did you know that the Pilates method of training was originally developed by a man? As in Joseph Pilates who, based on his experience as a boxer, soldier, bodybuilder, gymnast, and even as a martial artist, devised a system of exercise in the early 20th century to “bring the […]

Are you doing enough to look after your future health?

As we get older we tend to lose flexibility and from the age of 50 we can lose up to 2% strength a year unless we are actively working to combat this. Not only does a lack of exercise have consequences on our physical capabilities but as we all know – on things such as maintaining a healthy weight, preventing diabetes, preventing falls in older age, high blood pressure and heart disease.

Need to exercise but short on time? Let us help you with some top tips!

I used to find exercising really easy as I had a lovely, lively, young Springer Spaniel who had bags of energy and was a struggle to keep up with! But sadly she is now 12 years old and, except on really good days or when she sees a unsuspecting squirrel, she is trailing several feet […]

Read how Physio helps experienced runners improve performance and manage injury risk

If you are an experienced runner, it’s highly likely you’ve trained and competed whilst injured. Indeed, research shows that runners often carry old “niggles” that have never been properly sorted out. If you are a seasonal runner, or tend to aim for certain events, you may find that you are susceptible to injuries at certain […]

How Pilates is helping the over 50’s achieve a strong and flexible body – without sweating it out in the gym!

  As we get older we all lose some of our youthful flexibility, strength and posture through the natural ageing process, unless of course we work to maintain it.   Not everyone enjoys sweating it out in the gym. That’s why Pilates is a great alternative for those who prefer something more sedate but just […]

How Pilates is helping skiers to achieve fitness in just 6 weeks!

  Many families will be looking forward to their half term and Easter skiing holidays. But did you know that there are just 7 weeks from now until Easter?! That’s not much time to get fit for the slopes and cut down your risk of injury. Here I explain why skiers are choosing a new 6 […]