Author: pilatesplusphysio
3 June 2014 - 12:57, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
I was flattered to be asked to be a guest blogger by Pilates Plus. The subject I was let loose on was why men should do Pilates. Here are my thoughts… –o0o– There are two groups of men who would benefit from doing Pilates. These groups are: 1) Sportsmen 2) All Other Men Which group...
17 May 2014 - 20:18, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
As the image above shows so well, pain in the neck and shoulders can be closely related, so we’ve grouped them together for this post. There are many muscle, nerve and fascial connections between neck and shoulder, so pain in one can easily lead to pain in the other. In addition, as we will see,...
11 March 2014 - 21:33, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
This is the first of our blog posts written whilst experiencing the subject matter – I am writing this on a computer at a desk so feeling all the problems I’m about to write about! So I consider it an interesting mindful practice. Firstly, we know that sitting in static positions is not great for...
21 September 2013 - 15:09, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Triathlon training is time consuming as it is, so why spend time doing Pilates?     Triathlon is considered one of the most challenging endurance sports. Triathletes require mental and physical stamina, postural control and kinaesthetic integrity.  It is not only about the mileage… Pilates works on your powerhouse, the CORE of the body by enhancing...
23 October 2013 - 19:56, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
It’s that time of year again, we start looking out our winter woollies, the leaves start to turn gorgeous shades of red and orange, and of course on a Saturday and Sunday night we’re glued to the TV watching our favourite celebrities strut their stuff on Strictly Come Dancing. Inevitably, inspired by the effortless-looking cha...
20 November 2013 - 12:27, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Low back pain is a condition which affects almost all of us from time to time. It can range in severity from irritating to debilitating, and many untypeable ****ing’s in between! As physios, the phrases we often hear are ‘it just started out of the blue’, ‘I didn’t do anything’ or ‘it was lifting that...