Pilates for athletes

Pilates for athletes

Pilates is just for Sisters and Sissies, Right? 5 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes   It’s funny, the responses that I get from people. “So, what do you teach?” I answer, “Pilates.” Sometimes, there is that typical look of pity....
The importance of good sleep

The importance of good sleep

Sleeping is the only time the body’s cells regenerate. Without sufficient sleep that follows optimal patterns, leading to the deep REM sleep (rapid eye movement), cells will be deprived of energy restoration and healing processes. Insomnia and poor sleep are...
Keep moving

Keep moving

Keep moving with some moderate physical challenge daily The human body is a system of levers designed for movement. Prolonged (from 40 minutes upwards) periods of sitting send a message to the brain that something is wrong. In response, the brain deactivates energy...

9 Health myths

We’re bombarded with advice on healthy living which can be very confusing. Here, we sort out the myths from the facts to keep you on track. True or False: 1. Breakfast skippers tend to gain weight. Answer: True- Eating a proper breakfast is one of the most...
Treat your feet

Treat your feet

It’s that time of the year when we’re aching all over. Feet, joints, necks, shoulders. There’s also a water crisis and we are very aware of our low dam levels. Well, at least I hope we are! Baths have become a luxury. Yet, how our bodies still need a long, relaxing...