Article Category - "Pilates & Fitness"

Pilates Foundation Course With Brian

Pilates Foundation Course With Brian

If you are looking for Pilates classes in Dublin, this great four week foundation course with Brian Buckley 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.… Read more

Posted on May 17, 2016

Private Pilates Lessons Designed Specifically For You

Private Pilates Lessons Designed Specifically For You

Book a 60 minute one-on-one starter assessment and discover how Pilates benefits so much more than just your core!

In the session you’ll meet with one of The elbowroom’s experienced instructors, receive a postural assessment and create a Pilates development plan tailored specifically for you.

Tailored Private Classes

Private lessons can be perfectly tailored to your specific needs and lifestyle and can be arranged at a time convenient to you.

Both the session format and the exercises given are tailored to suit your needs and objectives.… Read more

Posted on March 18, 2016

Don’t Let Your Back Pain Define You!

Don’t Let Your Back Pain Define You!

Many of us have experienced back pain at some stage in our lives. Varying diagnoses can be given to people and often we have difficulty seeing any improvements. Your back is an incredibly complex structure, an evolutionary masterpiece comprised of bone, muscle, ligaments, fascia, nerves and disks. Studies suggest that 80% of our population will suffer from back pain at some stage in their lives. This unexpected burden often strikes down even the most flexible of yogis and the strongest of athletes.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2016

Why should runners do yoga?

Why should runners do yoga?

Yoga and running. Two totally different disciplines. What could they ever have in common. More than you’d think!

Yoga will help lengthen tight muscles and will also help to strengthen the core, feet and ankles while improving your posture.It also helps you breath more efficiently and can help you overcome some of the mental challenges that runners undoubtedly face.

Specific muscle groups tend to be over worked while you run due to the repetitive nature of a runners movement.… Read more

Posted on February 23, 2016

10 Top Running Tips

10 Top Running Tips

It’s that time of year again. People are dusting of their runners and are back pounding the pavement. Whether you’re a hardcore marathon runner or a couch to 5km novice there’s always something you can add to make you a better, safer runner.

Here’s 10 great running tips to get you started.  

1. Challenge accepted

“Everyone is an athlete. But some of us are training, and some of us are not.” —Dr.… Read more

Posted on February 9, 2016

It’s bloody important to stretch and here’s why!

It’s bloody important to stretch and here’s why!

Feeling stiff and sore and don’t know why? Muscles, like other tissues in our body, need to be well circulated and healthy. We spend most of our day in the same posture. By not stretching, we continue to overuse and fatigue our muscles, making them short and tight. Adhesions are being formed decreasing circulation, flexibility therefore increasing the risk of tendonitis, aches and pain.

The typical muscle groups that are affected are lower back, upper back, neck, forearm, hip and pelvis.… Read more

Posted on January 12, 2016