Sitting Is The New Smoking: Reverse The Damage With These Four Moves!

Fri, March 17, 2017

Sitting is the new smoking...it sounds extreme but our increasingly sedentary lives are wreaking havoc on our health. From the driver’s seat to the office chair and then finally the couch, we are spending more and more time being inactive, which leads to severe cardiovascular and circulation problems. If you spend a lot of time commuting, work in a 9 to 5 desk job or you're simply to exhausted too even think about exercise, this blog is for you! These four EASY and oh-so-effective stretches move your spine through every possible range of motion. They will reverse the devastating damage of sitting and give you back your mobility, flexibility, fitness and add years to your life!

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Why Pilates Works: The Science Behind The Method!

Tue, March 14, 2017

Pilates is the ultimate way to create a lean, strong, graceful figure whilst moving in an efficient, effective way to prevent injury, enhance performance and create a strong body awareness! If you've ever been interested in taking up Pilates or even wondered why you should, this blog eplains exactly why Pilates works for everyone and creates your best body yet!

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Real Results - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sat, March 11, 2017

Hi Everyone! If you've been thinking about joining our Online Studio but you're wondering how it will fit in with your lifestyle, look no more! We take the guess work out! No more driving to the gym and waiting for equipment or fitting in with their timetables. No more relying on the weather to exercise outdoors. Going on holidays? Great, take our workouts with you! Plus our weekly workout schedule, e-mailed direct to your inbox,  is designed to get maximum results for you every week. These specially selected workouts encompass the perfect balance of strength, flexibility, stamina, toning and endurance. With your weekly schedule set out in front of you, all you need to do is click play and go! Whether you work out alone or with a friend, schedule in your workout as part of your day. Remember, looking after yourself is just as important as looking after everyone else. You need time to eat the right food, move your body the right way, de-stress and escape everything for just a little while, don't let chores, work and all of life's other demands get in the way!  Our Online Studio makes it convenient to take time for you and your body, it's the only one you've got so make the most of it and fall absolutely in love with how you look and feel! See you on the mat!

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Top Five Back Strengthening Exercises!

Thu, March 09, 2017

Your core is a complex series of muscles, it definitely doesn't end at your 'six pack' muscles! The muscles that make up the core have three-dimensional depth and functional movement in every possible plane of motion. Many of the muscles are hidden beneath the superficial muscles and as a result become weak and underused. These five incredible exercises are all performed in back extension, counteracting the constant forward bending and computer slouching that is everpresent in our daily lives.

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Banish The Bloat Today!

Tue, March 07, 2017

Slimming down takes patience, persistence and dedication, but there are things you can do immediately so that you feel and look lighter in as little as one day! Bloating and water retention are sometimes caused by the most simple things, and a few small adjustments will make the world of difference! Here are my top tips for reducing bloating and puffiness today so that you can show off your hard earned Pilates abs tomorrow!

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Healthy, Happy March - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sun, March 05, 2017

Hi Everyone! And.......suddenly it's March! Is it just me or does everyone find the days melt into weeks, the weeks into months, more and more quickly? If your life is hectic, and you're feeling overwhelmed, write yourself a list of "things to be done." If you have it all written down there in front of you and cross off each item as you do it, you are not trying to remember a thousand things and will feel a great sense of accomplishment and achievement with each item you tick off. It's hard to concentrate when you are constantly thinking about what needs to be done! Of course, on the top of your "to do" list is Pilates! The most important thing on your "list" is you and your health. So tick off your workout every day. It will be your salvation to health and happiness in our busy everyday lives. Join me this week for some fantastic, exhilarating workouts.You will love the way they make you look AND feel! See you on the mat!

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Cure Your Sciatica With Pilates Today!

Thu, March 02, 2017

Sciatica is nerve pain arising from the sciatic nerve. It can be caused by pressure on the nerve where it passes through the buttock. Pilates is the best form of rehabilitation and pain relief, as inactivity can worsen the symptoms. Check out this blog for everything you need to know about sciatica and lower back pain in general. Discover just how powerful and life changing Pilates can be. It's so much more than exercise, the added benefit of toning and sculpting the muscles is merely a bonus. Pilates will not only change the way you move through life, but it will keep you moving pain-free for your entire life!

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Reduce Anxiety The Natural Way!

Tue, February 28, 2017

It's hard to avoid getting a little anxious from time to time, especially in the high-speed, on-demand, ever-connected world we live in today. But sometimes that anxiety can become overwhelming and goes beyond a few butterflies. Whether you’re pushing to meet a deadline or an upcoming event is clouding your thoughts, the constant worrying and stress will inevitably take a toll on your health. Constant anxiety can affect everything including your diet, your social life and even your exercise routine. There are a so many fantastic, natural remedies you can start today to ease and completely eliminate the relentless, uncomfortable feeling of uneasiness. Here are my top five tried and true helpful ways to erradicate anxiey, no prescriptions required.

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Feel Incredible - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sun, February 26, 2017

I was looking at people's faces as I was out walking this morning. Have you noticed how many people frown as they go about their daily tasks? I wondered if it was because they were unhappy, tired or just not happy with wherever they were headed.  Has anyone found exercising gives you more energy, stretching gives you vitality and Pilates just generally puts a smile on your face? When you feel good about yourself your whole outlook on life changes. Tasks become "doable", you'll have a bounce in your step and a smile on your face, and just as an added bonus, you'll look sensational as well! Pilates by Lisa - health, fitness and vitality all from the comfort of home! Let's roll out our mats and have a great week! 

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Van Life: Our Route 66 Road Trip Van Diaries!

Fri, February 24, 2017

This week's Van Diaries is all about our Route 66 classic road trip! We had the BEST time in Albuquerque, checking out the Cadillac Ranch, the incredible RV Museum, Oklahoma City, The Historic Route 66 Museum and more! The quintessential American Road Trip really lived up to it's expectations, check out our vlog for our top tips and stories!

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