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6 perfect Pilates stretches to combat stiffness

Do you wake up in the morning and find getting out of bed a struggle? I know I do. During the night when we don’t move much our joints stiffen especially as we get older but also if we aren’t moving much during the day it won’t help either. As we age our joints wear and…

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Pilates Butt workout

Pilates Butt Workout

Pilates Butt workout! Piates Butt workout – Not sure about the name but I did a poll on my Instragram page to see which was the most common name to use for your bottom! Butt came out on top (in my poll!) Hence the Pilates Butt Workout! It really doesn’t matter what you call it …

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Common concerns about joining my 90 Day Pilates Programme

Common concerns about joining my 90 day Pilates Programme Have you clicked the link to find out more about the 90 day Protect your Body with Pilates Programme?   But can’t decide whether to do it or not? It’s only natural and I totally get it.  It’s an investment but it’s an investment in you, how…

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Pilates and running on holiday

3 Top Tips for Pilates and running on holiday

3 Top Tips for Pilates and running on holiday We are well into the summer holidays now and you are either keeping up with your PIlates and running on holiday or it’s all been ad hoc and frustrating. If you are training for an autumn race then it’s important to keep up with your training…

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How to carb load before your first Half Marathon

The Pilates for Busy People Weekly Show In this weeks show we continue our chat with Chris Laing about Running and Nutrition. This week we talk about Carb loading. We talk about – How to carb load before your first long run/ race Bonking/hitting the wall – How heat can effect your carbs – Using…

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Running with Cancer

Running with Cancer In this week’s show, I have fellow pilates teacher and personal trainer, Mary Huckle.   Things we cover: The importance of keeping going. It’s ok to take time out! Being fit has helped get my body through it. Running outdoors vs on a treadmill and the mental health benefits I notice. Doing some…

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Running safely with your dog and Canicross

Running Safely with Your Dog with Canicross In this week’s show, I have Michelle Mortimer from Miles with Michelle. We discuss exercising with our dogs and making sure it’s done safely for both us and the dogs! Canicross is the sport of running cross country with dogs. Things we cover: What is Canicross? How long…

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The Pelvic Floor and running

The Pelvic Floor and The Importance of Training It In this week’s show, I have Priya on who runs a Pilates Studio and specialises in pre & post-natal Pilates. Our discussion focuses on exercising and strengthening our pelvic floor. Things we cover: What is the pelvic floor and where is it? Comparing the pelvic floor…

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How to bring movement into your working day

How to bring Movement into your working day In this weeks show I talk about how important it is to move throughout your day, whether at work or at home. We find out how much you do sit in your day Ways we can bring more movement into the day The reasons we need to…

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Does Healthy eating affect the way we exercise?

Does Healthy Eating Affect The Way We Exercise? In this week’s show I have Josie aka The Mindful Cook, who teaches others how to take a holistic approach to their health and wellbeing. Things we cover: What sort of people use The Mindful Cook? Why it’s important to not simply focus on your diet to…

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How to find 10 minutes in your day to do Pilates

How to find 10 minutes to fit Pilates into your day In this weeks I am solo!  Talking about How you can fit 10 minute of Pilates into your day and giving you tips on how too. Things we cover: – Reasons why execise/ Pilates is the first thing we drop when we have too…

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