Article Category - "Pilates & Fitness"

Pilates for sportspeople. Improve your athleticism!

Pilates for sportspeople. Improve your athleticism!

Are you trying to improve as a sportsperson? Not as athletic as you used to be? Believe it or not, the answer to solving these problems is Pilates. Yes, Pilates for sports. No longer is Pilates just for women who are trying to stay fit, but it’s now helping people improve their athleticism!

Posture

I bet you are thinking, ‘How in the world could Pilates and sports be connected?’ First of all, Pilates helps with posture.… Read more

Posted on October 1, 2016

Simple Scientific Fitness. Burn Fat. Build Muscle. Get Healthy! – Open Night

Simple Scientific Fitness. Burn Fat. Build Muscle. Get Healthy! – Open Night

Marie Murphy is an exercise & nutrition specialist and former Irish Olympian marathon runner. Here she presents the Murphy METs programme which she designed, developed and implemented. The ‘Murphy (METs) Programme’ a physical activity programme for prevention/recurrence of disease such as cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes and is suitable for those at risk of falls, respiratory, musculoskeletal issues and depression.

The following will be covered during this FREE open session: 

  • Physiological benefits of exercise
  • Fitness level and prevention of disease
  • Understanding METs
  • Resistance training
  • Case Studies
  • Murphy (METs) Programme
  • Fitness Testing
  • Training Schedule
  • Programme Levels

This programme was acknowledged by the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) 2012.… Read more

Posted on August 16, 2016

Reduce The Risk Of Illness With The Murphy METs Programme

Reduce The Risk Of Illness With The Murphy METs Programme

When it comes to reducing the risk of illness such as breast cancer, exercise is increasingly looking like a good bet.

In recent years, studies have found that exercise appears to reduce a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. Furthermore, in women already diagnosed with the disease, exercise appears to reduce the chance of a breast cancer recurrence. These studies have encouraged women to get off the couch and to start walking or running—which is great.… Read more

Posted on July 26, 2016

Simple Scientific Fitness. Burn Fat. Build Muscle. Get Healthy! The Murphy METs Programme

Simple Scientific Fitness. Burn Fat. Build Muscle. Get Healthy! The Murphy METs Programme

Marie Murphy designed, developed and implemented the ‘Murphy (METs) Programme’ a physical activity programme for prevention/recurrence of disease. She is an exercise & nutrition specialist and former Irish Olympian marathon runner.

This 12 week resistance training course with Marie is specifically designed to be safe for people with chronic diseases for example: cancer, osteoporosis, or diabetes. The ‘Murphy (METs) Programme’ is designed to suit all levels of fitness and most chronic conditions, even those who have never exercised previously.… Read more

Posted on July 8, 2016

5 Unexpected Benefits of Practicing Pilates

5 Unexpected Benefits of Practicing Pilates

We all know that Pilates helps strengthen your core. Most people will be aware of the fact it helps improve your flexibility. Basically your body will look tight and toned with a regular practice. What many people aren’t aware of are some of the extra benefits Pilates brings. 

If you’re considering a Pilates foundation course, here’s a list some of the lesser known benefits of practicing Pilates:

1) REDUCES STRESS

One of the first things you’ll be thought in Pilates is to control your breathing.… Read more

Posted on June 20, 2016

Pilates Foundation Course (Mondays)

Pilates Foundation Course (Mondays)

If you are looking for Pilates classes in Dublin, this great four week foundation course will bring you through all the basics needed to get a solid foundation for your Pilates classes. From engaging your core, getting a great neutral curve in your spine to using your breath effectively.

Open to complete beginners, this course is your starting point before trying any of the drop in Pilates classes. The course will bring you through all the fundamental elements of the Pilates method.… Read more

Posted on May 17, 2016