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Pilates for Marathon Runners

Running is one of the most popular sports, it's easy to get involved with, requires little equipment or planning and is an excellent cardiovascular workout! For those who are regularly clocking up the miles, the repetitive nature of running can lead to numerous...

What happens on a Pilates Retreat?

The early 2018 Winter Pilates Retreat was held on the 27th January at The Ardoe House Hotel. Although I've hosted these events now for around 4 years I still try to make each one individual, unique, and I get just as excited welcoming my guests every single time! We...

Why I got a Personal Trainer

It's the 31st December and the start of a New Year tomorrow- the time when everyone starts making their new fitness plans and goals for the year ahead!So I thought what better time than to tell you about my recent fitness progress and why I hired a personal trainer...

Summer reads!

Summer reads! There is nothing better than relaxing in the sun with a good book and a cup of tea! I'm here to share my best books of this Summer! (Affiliate links are provided so you can source them for yourself by clicking on the book!) The Break Down: When you are...

Healthy Living Finds

Since I got back from my holidays a couple of months ago I have been finding all sorts of inspiration on ways to improve my health and fitness lifestyle. I think the long break away in one of my favourite cities really did wonders for clearing my mind and giving me a...

Exercise Every Day

For as long as I can remember I have loved to exercise. I genuinely believe it is the key to health, fitness, general happiness, and I just actually love sport! But like everyone else I have off days too. I recently ran my first 10k race of this year and right up...

You can do anything, but not everything!

You can do anything, but not everything. This is something I've recently discovered! It sounds so simple but It's taken a while to sink in for me. Really sink in. If you've been following on Instagram or Facebook (find me @freshlycentered) you will have seen my recent...

How to relax and de-stress! (Pilates workout!)

If you're feeling a bit stressed, anxious, or just need to relax a little more then this pilates stretching routine is what you need! I'm excited to share with you my new Pilates Rehab Series. This series will focus on workouts to help your body, your mind, and your...

Pilates for Sport (free workout!)

This 15 minute workout has been designed for those who do sports (any sports!) or for those who are looking to build whole body strength and are looking for some extra, specific strengthening exercises. Try the Pilates for Sport workout here! Get the look: Leggings by...

DISCLAIMER: Freshly Centered and Tracy Ward cannot accept liability for any consequences of you following any advice or workouts presented on this website. I endeavour to provide the most accurate information, however you should always seek advice from your doctor prior to starting any new fitness programmes or advice, and you do so completely at your own risk. If in doubt, stop and see your G.P first.