Category Archives: Health

Benefits of Squats

What makes squats such a fantastic exercise?   1.  Builds Muscles in your entire body – squats obviously help to build your leg muscle but they also create an anabolic environment which promotes body-wide muscles building.  Squats can actually help you improve both your upper and lower body strength. 2. Functional Exercise makes Real-Life Activities […]

Christmas Pilates Party – Thursday 4th December

This year’s Christmas party was held at The Down, Bridgnorth.  We are all thoroughly enjoyed the party. Excellent food and company.  Looking forward to next year’s already! Thank you to you all for making it a great success. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year!

The flat shoes that really leave your feet in agony!

Every woman knows there’s nothing more flattering than a leg lengthening feel.  But thanks to vertiginous stilettos and chunky wedges being blamed for a host of problems, from bunions to backache, more of us than ever are pushing them to the back of the wardrobe and opting for flats. Flat shoes, particularly ones that offer […]

Boning up on Bone Loss

Loss of bone density is a common problem in ageing.  There is a lot you can do to reduce your risk of osteoporosis, but if the loss becomes so substantial that you may get spontaneous fractures, you may need treatment. As bones become less dense, the risk of fractures increases.  This risk is heightened because […]

Standing on one leg

Although you may not have realised it, your balance begins to deteriorate around the age of 40.  Poor balance is associated with an increase in falls and injuries such as wrist and hip fractures, even in middle-aged individuals.   Poor balance is readily apparent if you stand on one leg and shut your eyes.  You […]