I am a Pilates Instructor. I don’t Cue the Core. All Pilates Instructors cue the core don’t they? Not just Pilates Instructors either. Also it is teachers in aqua aerobics, dance aerobics, HiiT (high intensity interval training) , Strength and Conditioning classes, Bootcamp, Spin classes. I have encountered people who cue the core for when […]Continue ReadingWhy I Don’t Cue The Core
Regular Exercise Habits: How do we form them and how do we sustain them? After years of the regular exercise habit of weekly running I have stopped. The regular exercise habit just fell away. It was not as “baked in” to my week. Why did I keep going for over 10 years only to trip, […]Continue ReadingNot Running Up That Hill. Losing a regular exercise habit & how to regain it
Chair Pilates is a Rarity in the Pilates World. It should be more common This is the Why There is a schism in the Pilates world. Some Tutors are believers in Classical Pilates: those who believe that Pilates is to be taught exactly as JP stated, in their pure form. Other Tutors are the devotees […]Continue ReadingChair Pilates: Why? How? Is it really Pilates?
How can I help my Pelvic floor? It isn’t as efficient as it used to be. Just squeezing doesn’t seem to work I have the occasional accident, running is problematic, I prefer to know where the next toilet will be located. It is a very familiar story and it has a knack of bothering us on […]Continue ReadingTwelve Different Things to help my pelvic floor
What is Couch to 5K? It is the name of a phenomenally successful NHS app, designed to get people from no activity at all, so, sitting on the couch, to running for a distance of five kilometres One thinks of people as sitting on a sofa or chair and being on a couch when in […]Continue ReadingCouch to 5k: Panacea for Inactivity or Road to Nowhere?