How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

How to Garden without back pain.

It’s that time of year again!  The garden is coming to life and as soon as the weather lets us we are back out in the garden, weeding, digging, pruning, lifting heavy wheel barrows etc. As the weather is so unpredictable in the UK we tend to over do it in the garden and pay…

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How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

How long should you sit for in a day?

Sitting down all day is bad for your health!  Shocking but true! If you do a desk job then you probably sit for over 12 hours a day, not only at your desk, getting to work and then maybe watching TV in the evening.  Sitting for long periods of time can increase your risks of obesity,…

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How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

Parkinson’s Awareness Day 2018

This week is Parkinson’s Awareness week.  Millions of people are living with Parkinson’s but unless you are directly involved not a lot of people know much about it. Table of Contents What is Parkinson’sHow can Pilates help?How Pilate’s has helped my clientEven if you don’t have Parkinson’s moving daily and keepingyour core strong so that…

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How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

How often should I do Pilates?

Table of Contents How often should I do Pilates?So why don’t we do more?So what’s your excuse for not practicing?  It’s only 10 minutes to find in your day to make you feelbetter in both mind and body!Find out more about the membership HERE How often should I do Pilates? How often should I do…

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How to improve my balance

Am I too old to start Pilates?

Am I too old to start Pilates?  As a Pilates teacher I get asked this question a lot!  The answer is always the same NO! (But you should get yourself medically checked by a doctor if you haven’t done anything for a while) The advantage of Pilates is that it can be made as hard or…

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How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

Why do I get cramp when I do Pilates?

  Cramping in your Pilates class! Does this sound familiar?  You are in your Pilates class doing the Swan Dive or Thigh Stretch for example and suddenly your foot or calf cramps.  Forget the exercise it’s agony!  All that lovely relaxing, focusing and concentrating out the window! Table of Contents So what is Cramp?CausesWhere does it…

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How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

How can I become more flexible?

How can I become more flexible?  As most mornings I wake up wander to the bathroom feeling like the Tin Man from the Wizard of OZ!  My legs feel like wood and my ankles don’t appear to move! Does this sound familiar? Table of Contents How can we improve our flexibility?StretchingHow to get a stretching…

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How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

How to keep your exercise routine going through the cold weather!

It’s cold outside and the last thing you feel like doing is putting on your exercise kit and keeping your exercise routine going! Even if you don’t feel like it don’t give up, maybe this is the time to try something different that compliments your regular training? Table of Contents What’s your normal training Routine?RunningCyclingWalkingCross…

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How to Garden without back pain. - Studio 44 Pilates

Pilates practise at home.

Pilates practise at home always seems a great idea as you leave your Pilates class after a great session, but how many people actually do it, even with good intentions! Exercising at home is not for everyone, it’s hard to motivate yourself, find the time and sometimes the space.  Most of the time these are…

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what to wear to pilates

What should I wear to my Pilates class?

It can be daunting going to your first Pilates class and knowing what to wear is even worse! So what should you wear to your Pilates class, does it need to be expensive Fitness clothing? I have been teaching Pilates for over 20 years and fashions have changed in that time! Table of Contents What…

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