How Pilates Will Build A Better Butt!

Tue, October 18, 2016

When it comes to building a better butt, there is nothing quite like Pilates. It can truly transform your shape, the exercises move you exactly how you were designed to be moved, thus creating the behind you were meant to have! The glutes are made up of three muscles: the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus. Exercises like squats and lunges target the gluteus maximus, the most superficial layer, however Pilates targets the deeper, undelying layers of the glutes where all of the magic happens!

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Don’t Wait! - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sun, October 16, 2016

Hi Everyone! I am SO excited to bring our online members our FREE "Spring Into Summer 4 Week Challenge" starting this November on the online studio! All current online members will receive a free eBook full of recipes, meal plans, motivation advice, health and fitness tips! Plus, this year we have some amazing prizes from our sponsors Lorna Jane and Archie's Footwear to give away. We also have resistance bands up for grabs! More details next week! Our Online Studio has a comprehensive catalogue of workouts devoted entirely to beginners, anyone getting  back into Pilates or if you just want a nice, gentle, full-body conditioning workout! Get strong, lean, toned and aligned while learning with perfect form and technique! Having trouble with roll-ups? Try our step-by-step guide! We also have an extensive range of pain/rehabilitation workouts. These workouts will give you the ultimate release, relieve pain and melt away any tension so you feel relaxed, invigorated and pain free! So from beginners to advanced, pre/post natal to pain relief,  Pilates by Lisa truly is your online fitness solution!   See you on the mat!

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The Van Diaries…Week Four!

Fri, October 14, 2016

Week four of the Van Diaries...I can't believe it's already been a month on the road! This week was sensational, we crossed back over the border into the USA and visited Glacier National Park, Yellowstone and more...read this week's entry in the van diaries to see where we've been!

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How A Resistance Band Can Give You A Firmer, Fitter, Younger Body!

Tue, October 11, 2016

Resistance bands are the ultimate tool to firm, define and lengthen your entire body, they are truly the secret elixir to a youthful, fit, healthy physique. Bands are fantastic for those who want to do our online workouts at home or who like to take their workouts on the road like me! Check out how adding resistance bands to your workout will transform your body and also my favourite resistance band workouts!

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Feel Fantastic, Look Sensational - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sun, October 09, 2016

Just like anything else, the more you practice Pilates, the better you will become! Pilates is a physical, challenging method of fitness that will work you to the core, literally! Consistency is the absolute key with Pilates, the results will be phenomenal with dedication to your workouts. The exercises in Pilates move your body exactly how it’s meant to moved, in every possible range of motion! Stick with it and the visible results will start to show, including defined muscles, stronger core, better posture and a leaner, slimmer physique. Along with the physical benefits, you will also notice no niggling back aches, no more neck tension, you will breathe easier and feel more energetic and more revitalised than ever before! As Joseph Pilates said, “In ten sessions you feel better, in 20 sessions you look better, in 30 sessions you have a completely new body.”  So let's get started! 

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Transform Your Body And Your Life: Why You Should Start Pilates Today!

Fri, October 07, 2016

Lean, toned muscles, flexibility, stamina, strength and control...these are a few words that spring to mind when I think of a Pilates body! Pilates truly allows you to unlock your body's full potential, moving your body through every plane of motion to not only sculpt your muscles to perfection, but also give you the movent in your joints and spine that are required to stay strong, pain free and also inury free. Check out why you should start your Pilates practice today!

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The Van Diaries…Week Three!

Thu, October 06, 2016

This is what I imagine heaven looks like.... Week three of the Van Diaries has been the most scenic yet, we had a magic week taking in all of the sights, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking and filming workouts for the online studio in incredible locations! Check out what we've been up to this past week!

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My Top Five Favourite Leg Firming Workouts!

Wed, October 05, 2016

I have been receiving a lot of messages from our members asking for the best workout videos from the online studio to firm, tone and define the lower body. So I thought I'd share with you all my personal top five favourite lower body sculpting workouts! These have been on high rotation while I've been on the road, using the small equipment I have (and also no equipment at all!) and I have been loving how effective they are! These workouts will not only sculpt your legs but also give you a fantastic stretch for that famous lean, toned Pilates figure!

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Achieve Your Goals - Your 7 Day Workout Schedule

Sun, October 02, 2016

Well, here we are in October! Can you believe it? Christmas is just around the corner, again! It's a great time of year right now to set goals. Make Christmas your aim to be the fittest and healthiest version of yourself that you can be. Don't wait for New Year resolutions, make changes to your lifestyle now!  By making "you time"  and doing your Pilates workouts, not only will you feel fantastic and notice changes in yourself but others will too, and that's amazing and it's rewarding.  So roll out your mat, press play and let's go!  See you on the mat!

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My Top Stretches For Eliminating Hip Pain!

Thu, September 29, 2016

Let's face it, stretching is a critical, actually make that essential, part of any fitness routine. I'm a firm believer that simply stretching can alleviate the majority of chronic joint and muscle pain. These simple and effective stretches will not only stretch your hips, but also the surrounding muscles that can become notoriously tight and be the unsuspecting culprit behind your aches and pains. Try them right now and feel the difference!

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