Pilates v's stength

Pilates V’s Strength training

  Pilates v’s strength training Strength training, gyms, muscley men, hot and sweaty gyms. Is this the image that you imagine when someone says you should start doing some strength training for your running? Don’t worry you don’t have to head to the gym, plus that’s another thing you have to try and fit into…

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Can Pilates help your running posture?

Can Pilates help your running posture? Pilates can help your running posture, which will improve your running, help you run longer and maybe faster too. The way we live these days has had a huge impact on our posture and this affects the way we run. We sit for longer, look down at our phones…

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What are the signs of a weak core for runners?

What are the signs of a weak core for runners? The signs of a weak core for runners can range from lower back pain, poor posture, bad balance, pelvic stability, and getting tired easily when out running. But why is a strong core important? The core is part of our running technique and if you…

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should runners do Pilates

How often should runners do Pilates?

How often should runners do Pilates? As often as you can. 😄 Runners should do pilates as part of their training routine as it’s low-impact, so easy to do on a rest day or as part of the warm-up cool-down routine. Pilates for Runners focuses on the muscles used in running, to help strengthen, mobilise…

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do runners need a strong core

Why do runners need a strong core?

Why do runners need a strong core?  Runners need a strong core to reduce their risk of injury and niggles as well as improve running technique.  The act of running puts lots of load and stress through our bodies, causing injury and niggles to occur, especially as we get older and our bodies start to…

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Is the Pilates for Runners membership for you?

Is the Pilates Membership for you? Not sure if the Pilates for Runners membership is for you?  Let me answer some questions you might have and I often get asked. Benefits of Pilates for Runners Pilates is a great way to add low impact strength into your running workouts.  Strengthening muscles, improving flexibility and mobility.…

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Louise Humphrey demonstrating the Pilates exercise the plank with one leg off the ground

Benefits of doing Pilates for Runners

  Benefits of doing Pilates for Runners Pilates is a great way of adding low impact strength, mobility & flexibility into your running workouts.  Taking stress from your body, a great way to recover and reduce your risk of injury. Yes, all from doing regular Pilates. Time is such as big reason we just go…

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Why I am changing things in the Studio 44 Pilates Membership

  Why I am changing things in the Studio 44 Pilates Membership ?   There are changes happening in the Studio 44 Pilates membership.  Lockdown has seen a lot of us reprioritise our lives, finding out what’s important to us and what we love to do! Yes, it’s happened to me too. I’ve loved teaching…

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Why the Pilates for Runners Course will keep you running

  Why the Pilates for Runners course will help to keep you running. “Half way through my run today my legs felt like lead, so I concentrated on my posture and my arm work.  After a couple of minutes my pace picked up and legs felt better!  Rain nor super puddles didn’t stop play!” Sara…

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