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Workout bag essentials

Workout bag essentials

Workout bag essentials- What do you pack?! I've missed a few blog posts these past couple of weeks. I feel like I've been super busy and life has just gotten in the way! I've been trying to focus on my own workouts a bit more but something else always crops up- that's...

15 minute glutes/legs workout!

15 minute glutes/legs workout!

Happy Sunday everyone! For all my people who HATE glutes time! This is a great, short workout to really isolate this area further and get strong, toned glutes! We also bring in upper body control and of course core work! Glutes exercises are often always challenging...

High plank sequence

High plank sequence

This week I have been writing and researching for an article that investigates the best core exercises, with real evidence to support them. The research has actually proven that the plank exercise stimulates more of the core muscles than other positions and works them...

10 minute Intense Core Pilates workout (AND some exciting news!)

10 minute Intense Core Pilates workout (AND some exciting news!)

10 Minute Intense Core Pilates Workout! (AND some exciting news!) I took the great opportunity last weekend to take my Pilates workout outside! The sun was so lovely (finally, right?!) it was the perfect setting to complete my morning workout. Hitting two birds with...

Working on your full press up

Working on your full press up

Wearing: Chaturanga Yoga Vest and To The Beat 3/4 Dance Leggings. How To: Build your upper body strength in to a full press up! This is something I have been working on for the best part of this year. It's going in the right direction, slowly. But then good things...

Pilates for relaxation-  A 20 minute workout

Pilates for relaxation- A 20 minute workout

Pilates for relaxation This weekend I hosted my THIRD Pilates Retreat Day. This is a whole day dedicated to you. To relaxation. To pilates and exercise. To socialising. To tea breaks. I first came up with the idea when I was getting super stressed out and just wished...

How to do side twist

How to do side twist

Wearing: Onzie leggings and Chaturanga Yoga Vest (similar). How to do side twist- For Upper body and core strength Side twist is a great challenge to add to your workout! This rotational exercise combines upper body strength, pelvic stability, balance, core strength,...

Back to basics

Back to basics

Wearing: To The Beat 3/4 Dance Leggings and Chaturanga Yoga Vest. Recently I've had a large number of new pilates clients and enquiries from those who have never done pilates before. Firstly- Great that you want to start Pilates! Secondly, I thought I'd put together a...

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