Author: pilatesplusphysio
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...
18 December 2013 - 10:45, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
I can hear a collective spluttering out of your healthy new year smoothie as you open this message. Homework?! But I come to a class, I don’t need to do that as well! I’m hoping I can show you a few ways you can make Pilates work for you outside of your classes and hopefully see benefits...
15 January 2014 - 16:28, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Let me begin by making it clear that I’m not saying that only a Physiotherapist should teach Pilates. There are some incredible Pilates instructors out there who are not Physios who have great skills and dedicated clients. We have been taught by some of these instructors; their style greatly influences our work and has helped...