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3 November 2015 - 15:14, by , in News, Comments off
Everything we do on a day to day basis relies heavily on our balance, yet it is often neglected and is certainly underrated as a form of exercise training.  From early childhood development, right through to our later years of life the ability to maintain a controlled body position whilst performing a certain task is...
6 October 2015 - 20:04, by , in News, Comments off
National Arthritis week is on the 12-18th October 2015- aimed to raise awareness of arthritis and its impact on the lives of its sufferers, and helping us all to find out more. Did you know that there are over 200 types of arthritis affecting over 10 million people in the UK? Twelve thousand of those...
29 July 2015 - 13:52, by , in News, Comments off
In an ideal world, children would not need a structured exercise programme. They run, jump, skip, stretch and bend as part of everyday play. This would be all they need. Unfortunately, our modern sedentary lifestyle is not just affecting adults but has an effect on children too. As the child gets older, they spend an increased...
31 August 2015 - 10:45, by , in News, Comments off
When we envisage a Pilates class, then the image of burly rugby players may not be the first that springs to mind! Dancers yes, gymnasts most certainly but really? Rugby Players……….? In fact Pilates is becoming much more common place in the training schedules of rugby players at all levels. Many high profile teams including...
8 July 2015 - 15:28, by , in News, Comments off
Swimming is a healthy sport, right? True, often people are advised to take up swimming to get over an injury. There are many benefits to exercising in water – reduced impact on joints and freedom to move can really help with rehabilitation. As with all sports, balance is required. Swimming is a repetitive sport and...
7 March 2015 - 9:07, by , in News, Comments off
Any experienced horse rider will tell you, your position and movements on the horse can make a big difference to how the horse performs. Sit on a horse like a sack o’ tatties and that’s how the horse will carry you! We’re talking about normal riding position here, rather than anything fancy: Image from gettyimages.com...