What to wear to a Pilates session

Filed under: Pilates Features — Cathy on April 11, 2014

Created by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s, Pilates has seen a boom in popularity over recent years, with celebrity advocates such as Madonna and Jennifer Aniston. Routines aim to strengthen and stretch the body, improving core strength, posture and flexibility, and may even aid the (more…)

How should I diet during a Pilates regime?

Filed under: Pilates Features — Susan on March 26, 2014

A key point to remember is that Pilates is best conducted on a fairly empty stomach. This is due to the nature of the regime, in that it often targets the (more…)

Three tips for fitting Pilates into a busy schedule

Filed under: Pilates Features — Wayne on March 12, 2014

The trouble with life is that it’s busy. Whether you are a busy mum, office worker, young or old, most of us would admit that we usually find something else that ‘needs’ to be done, as opposed to completing that exercise routine. It is very easy to say that we are non-stop, from the minute we fall out of bed in the morning to the minute we fall back into (more…)

Four best ways to warm up before a Pilates session

Filed under: Pilates Features — Susan on February 26, 2014

Pilates has been a recognised exercise programme since the 1920s. It provides total body conditioning that focuses on the alignment of the pelvis and (more…)

Incorporating Pilates into an existing exercise regime

Filed under: Pilates Features — Cathy on February 14, 2014

Pilates has been in existence for many years. It was founded by Joseph Hubertus Pilates, who opened his first studio in New York in the 1920s. Pilates is a great all-round exercise foundation for your routine, and is not (more…)

The six biggest things you don’t know about Pilates

Filed under: Pilates Features — Wayne on October 10, 2013

Pilates is one of the most popular forms of exercise around at the moment. Practiced by Hollywood celebrities, athletes and pregnant mums alike, it is the perfect exercise for toning and (more…)

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