Tag Archives: balance

Arthritis: Pain = Strength = Hope

Be motivated by what you can do, not defeated by what you can’t. Arthritis is more than a little annoying! A sign of ageing? Generally, but our joints are likely to age far faster than we do if not looked …

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Core Training for Body Efficiency

If you take part in regular exercise it may not mean you are an athlete, but that is not to say that a lot of the advice given to athletes isn’t also relevant to you. Proper, consistent core training helps …

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Put your bare foot forward!

Have you ever wondered what you should wear on your feet for your Pilatess class? In my blog this month I will try to explain why the correct answer is nothing! (If you prefer for reasons of hygiene, or just …

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Facts About Falls

Thankfully these days most of us know that to increase our chances of living a long  life we need to pay attention to our health and well-being.  What is often misunderstood is the difference between staying active and exercising.  One …

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Functional fitness

Functional fitness and functional exercise are the new ‘thing’ in fitness, or as I saw recently, the new ‘buzzwords’.  That made me smile because once you know what it means, the question to worry about is, “why do all exercises not …

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