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Preventing knee injuries

Pilates Exercises for Your Bad Knees

Why Pilates? The key to not aggravating an already existing condition, especially when it comes to the knees, is to stick to low-impact exercises. Pilates is just that. With a variety of options, Pilates allows you to still be able to perform physical activity and strengthening exercises – without pain or fear of aggravation.  The…
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Diet and Pilates

Some Dieting Insights

It’s a jungle out there! So many articles, books, podcasts and self-professed ‘experts’ on the subject of the best-ever diet. Who’s to know what to believe? So, Jess, our very own Consulting Dietician, has lent a hand to provide some insights on some popular diets you will have heard of. Intermittent Fasting: What is intermittent…
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Range of Motion & Pilates

Reformer Pilates can improve your joint’s range of motion (ROM). You will strengthen muscles, and in turn, reduce joint pain. What is ‘Range of Motion’? Does Pilates Help? In our daily life we are dependent on our body facilitating a range of movements. Movements such as twisting, reaching, walking, bending, carrying, and moving from sitting…
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Pregnancy & Pilates

Pregnancy and Exercise There’s no doubt that giving birth is hard work (huge understatement, right!). So ensuring you have at least a moderate level of fitness is going to serve you well when it’s time to push. The biggest challenge you will face when looking for an exercise class now you’re pregnant (or planning), is…
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Pilates core strength

What is Your ‘Core’?

You may not have tried Pilates, but you will most likely have heard people say that it’s good to strengthen your core. Or that you should definitely try these new core strengthening exercises.  In Pilates, we mention it a lot. We talk about how important the core is, and we incorporate a lot of Pilates…
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Pilates and importance of hamstrings

Why Hamstring Matters (And How Pilates Helps!)

Hamstring strength is often underestimated. And having the proper hammie strength can help you avoid countless injuries (even during Pilates), including helping in hamstring strain prevention and low back pain.  The biggest problem? A lot of people are quad dominant. And a lot of these people don’t even realize it.  What exactly does quad dominant…
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