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Running series: Strength training prescription

This is the first part in a mini series I am going to do for Runners. We will cover Strength training today and why this is so important for runners, and then we will also discuss warm ups, mobility exercises, and of course there will be a post on Pilates for Runners...

Why I got an online personal trainer

I've just started the final week of my new 6 week gym programme and I have loved these past 6 weeks! I always enjoy working out but this has been a slightly different process for me. Recently I've felt a bit lost with my training and I have constantly been saying "I...

My fitness make-up essentials

I've always loved make-up and simply feel naked without it. Perhaps it's because I've worn make-up since I was a teenager and it's just completely normal for me. That may seem vain but really, what is wrong with wanting to feel and look your best? Now I'm not...

Pilates for hip replacements

Hip joint pain can cause severe pain and disability and greatly impact on a person’s quality of life. Hip replacement surgery is when the hip joint is replaced with a prosthetic implant. It is usually performed due to osteoarthritis, joint damage, childhood...

Working out from home

Working out from home is so appealing for our every growing busy lives! But the reality is it can be hard to actually commit and make it happen. Working out at home can bring distraction- there are always other things to get done first, and because you don't need to...

Pilates is good for your health

Pilates is good for your health, and now the science can proof it. We all know exercise is important for a healthy body and mind and the endorphins make us feel good too. Well, just recently new research has  been published to prove that pilates has a significant...

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