Article Category - "Pilates & Fitness"
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
Most of us have suffered or will suffer from it at some point in our lives. About 80 percent of adults experience it at some point. It’s the most common cause of work-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days. It can effect every part of our lives from interfering with work or hobbies to making it more difficult to play with our kids.… Read more
The pelvic floor muscles are the foundation of the core of the body. They help stabilize the pelvis, and they support the organs of the lower abdominal cavity, like the bladder and uterus. The pelvic floor muscles, along with the deep muscles of the back and abdomen, form the group of muscles we work when we focus on developing core strength.
You can think of the pelvic floor muscles as a web of interrelated muscles, tendons and ligaments that form a supportive hammock at the base of the pelvic bowl.… Read more
There are many different types of massage on offer and it can be hard to get your head around which type is right for you. Are you looking to relax, release tension or are you recovering from an injury.
Orthopaedic massage is a type of therapy which is focused on the treatment of painful conditions which affect the soft tissues of the body. This type of massage should relieve muscular pain and help with dysfunction and injuries.… Read more
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 also now a trend in bettering ones athleticism!
I bet you are thinking, ‘How in the world could Pilates and sports be connected?’ First of all, doing Pilates exercises helps with posture.… Read more
We all carry tension in our neck and shoulders. This tension tends to get worse while sitting at a computer or when you’re on your phone. This can be exacerbated when tired, stressed or busy.
The most important thing to remember is to maintain GOOD POSTURE. Poor posture will eventually lead to back or neck pain. Remember to sit up straight in your office chair and make sure your work space has been ergonomically reviewed.… Read more