Stand-up for better health

Stand-up for better health

  We spend so much of our lives sitting down, more so in modern times than ever before. It also seems to be addictive, considering how people rush for a seat on the bus or train after a long day sitting in front of a computer screen in an office. Yet simply... read more
Fitness: why practice makes perfect

Fitness: why practice makes perfect

  Whether we are starting a fitness journey, or a new fitness routine, we can easily end up using muscles that have not seen any action for some time. Often the body will struggle to adapt to a new and unusual stimulus to which it is not accustomed. The usual... read more
The power of Pilates

The power of Pilates

  Pilates exercise is based on stretching and strengthening the body to improve balance, flexibility, posture and muscle strength. It focuses on precise movements to target specific body parts and it is about the complete co-ordination of body, mind and spirit.... read more
How and why to bend at the hip

How and why to bend at the hip

  The ‘hip bend’ or ‘hip hinge’ is a movement we perform easily when we are toddlers, but as we grow older and our spine starts to develop, most of us allow this natural flexibility to lapse. This results in us using and depending upon the spine far more than we... read more

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