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Pilates Conditioning For Running



Pilates is a great addition to any running regime, whether beginner or elite. Pelvic stability and correct balance of lower limb musculature will improve your stride and decrease your risk of injury. 

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Did You Know We Are Designed To Move In Many Planes Of Motion?




Our bodies are meant to move around three dimensionally and should be mobile and strong. However, most people often move in more of a one dimensional way. Did you know there are 3 different planes of movement? 

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Client Feedback - How Pilates Has Helped Tina


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Is Pilates Good For Rehabilitation?




Most people are familiar with Pilates.  It is still one of the fastest growing methods of exercise. Many people reap the benefits of more strength, length, tone. mobility and stability that Pilates provides.

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Why Is Pilates Great For Runners?





 

Pilates is a great addition for runners to help decrease their risk of injury and to improve their efficiency of running. Whilst running is predominantly cardio based, strength of the glutes and core are integral to support the pelvis and spine during locomotion. 

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Why Are Strong Gluteus So Important?


Pilates Side Lying Clam

The gluteus are the largest group of muscles in our body and quite often can be an overlooked and under worked (or incorrectly worked) area of the body. Whilst there is a lot of emphasis placed upon having a strong core for fitness, a strong body and rehabilitation, and yes this is also very important, our gluteus play a very important role as well. Many people do not know how to activate their gluteus and can instead use other muscles like their tensor fascia latae (TFL), hamstrings, psoas or quadriceps.

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Healthy Banana Pancakes


Healthy Banana Pancakes

These are the easiest, fastest, yummiest pancakes you will ever make!

Quite often in the morning I am running out the door to get to the Pilates Studio.  As breakfast is my favourite meal of the day, I like to sit down and enjoy a nice meal to start the day.  I am more of a savoury breakfast person but once a week, I LOVE a pancake day!

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Breakfast Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms



This protein and iron packed nutritional breakfast also makes for a great "easy dinner" after your Pilates class.

Quick to make, minimal ingredients and it tastes delicious.

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Why Pilates Is A Whole Body Workout




 

Many people associate Pilates with core work, however it is much more of a whole-body workout. Pilates integrates many whole-body systems including the muscular, nervous and lymphatic systems to achieve better balance and function.

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Easy Buddha Bowl



With acai bowls for breakfast, the buddha bowls are another one of this years food trends.  Comprising of lots of colour and variety, these bowls full of vegetables, grains and protein will leave you feeling happy and satisfied.

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