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14 day Autumn Pilates Plan

14 day Autumn Pilates Plan

To kick off the start of Autumn I have designed a 14 Day Pilates Plan for you! September can often be a hard time to stick to a plan, you're not "getting ready for Summer" and we are not getting used to "working out at home in lockdown", although the opening of the...

5 top tips for tight hip flexors

5 top tips for tight hip flexors

Tight hip flexors is a common issue with prolonged sitting and can lead to discomfort and poor posture. Here is Part 2 of the Posture Series, a series designed to help those working from home right now, or anyone who has a desk-based job! You can catch up on Part 1...

Muscle activation exercises at your desk

Muscle activation exercises at your desk

Welcome to a new mini series on posture! Especially important for those who work or spend time at a desk! Sitting at our desks for longer periods has certainly become normal over the past few months, and with many of us working from home at dining tables, coffee...

How to snack healthy

How to snack healthy

Healthy eating is something the majority of people strive for and feel good about doing so, however with the surreal changes that Covid-19 has enforced upon us; anxiety and stress levels may be higher than normal.   Increased stress and anxiety can see us reaching for...

The post-lockdown slump

The post-lockdown slump

This past week or so things have slowly started opening up here as we move through the Covid-19 pandemic, but for my business it is still very much remaining in it's "new normal" state of exclusively online. This is not necessarily a bad thing either. I was so against...

How to programme your own workout effectively

How to programme your own workout effectively

There are so many ways to structure your workouts these days and variety is definitely key to keeping things interesting. Having a specific guide can ensure you are getting the most from your workouts. There are a few fundamental moves that should form the basis of...

Running Series: Injury rehab & prevention

Running Series: Injury rehab & prevention

This is the final instalment (for now) in the recent Running Series. If you want to read previous posts you can read all about warm ups, cool downs, strength training, running postnatally, core &hip strengthening here. So today we are talking about probably the...