Modern Life Is Killing Us

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OK, a bit overly dramatic but there is mounting evidence that the sedentary lifestyles that many people lead today is contributing to the multitude of diseases that wreck our quality of life and can prematurely end it. There are moments in every day when you could be a little bit more active but many chose […]

Barefoot Shoes

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As an osteopath I’m constantly warning women of the strain high heeled shoes put on your body. The bony architecture of the ankle is at it’s least stable when your ankle is plantar flexed in a high heel and then you have to support your body weight with an altered centre of gravity on this […]

Defining Pilates

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Beautifully written as always and love how it all comes back to movement not exercise. If Mr Pilates thought we were becoming too sedentary in the 30’s and 40’s it’s a real shame not enough people were listening as those habits are now more and more ingrained.

Pilates changes your body

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Sometimes the most satisfying progressions clients make are not the attention grabbing ones like doing an exercise that they previously struggled with, but where you can appreciate how much Pilates has changed them. One of my clients was so tight in her hip flexors when she first lay done on the reformer with her feet […]