Why am I not losing weight?

Has this thought ever crossed your mind – why am I not losing weight? Ever envied how easily a friend manages to lose the kilos and you just cant seem to do it? Below are some possible reasons as to why you are not losing weight. Priorities They say that what makes a man great…

Pilates exercises to tone your bottom

You wont believe what Pilates can do for toning your whole body. One of the many places people notice the biggest difference is in their body is their “toned bottom”. After 1 to 3 months of 2 to 3 classes a week you will have a shapely contoured bottom 🙂 Your bottom is made up…

Pilates for men

Did you know that the discipline Pilates was created by a MAN! I find this ironic when so many men (my hubby included!) are yet to discover the benefits Pilates can have with their training. It really is NOT just for dancers or women! So what are some of the benefits of pilates for men?…

Pilates

Pilates was pioneered by a man named Joseph Pilates. Thanks to his upbringing he learnt the many skills and arts necessary to to create the popular discipline Pilates. What makes Pilates different from other disciplines is that its primary focus is on bringing balance to the body. Muscular balance means a better posture and improved efficiency…

Prenatal Pilates

Being pregnant is a wonderful time but it can also leave you feeling physically and mentally less than yourself. Many women want to keep fit and healthy which is not only good for them but it benefits your unborn child too. Fit mamma means healthy baby! So what are some of the advantages of doing…

How to breathe correctly

Breathing is something we all take for granted. It is automatic and thank goodness for that, but what if I told you that most of us breathe incorrectly? Did you know that your breathing pattern can affect your posture and concentration? Who would have thought one should give focus and attention on how to breathe…

How to reduce cellulite

Like many women out there the word cellulite sends shivers up my spine. It seems so unjust that women suffer far more than men do from this “dipply” condition. I don’t know about you but I get quite frustrated and irritated at the adverts out there claiming to be the “miracle” cream to get rid…

Get rid of love handles

They are up there with cellulite and stretch marks, the dreaded love handles! With summer on our door step the gyms and studios are filling up with clients looking to tone up for their summer holiday. One of the most common areas people complain about is their waist. The winter padding has settled rather unflatteringly…

Healthy living in a busy world

Do you ever feel stuck and overwhelmed? You are working hard and striving for that next promotion. Working long hours to launch your latest start-up or burning the midnight oil to afford a comfortable lifestyle for your family? With so much awareness now a days about the importance of keeping fit and healthy how do…

Seated spine stretch

Seated spine stretch Purpose: – Spinal articulation and upper body isolation. The seated spine stretch  both stretches the muscles that run along the back and uses your lower abdominals to stabilize and control the movement. Try to keep out of your hamstrings (back of the legs). If you struggle with this please do the exercise…