What is a Wellness Grift? Basically a grifter is a con artist and what they do is grifting. The wellness industry is littered with them. People who exploit aspects of wellness for personal gain. Lots of people have got in on this act. Some well meaning, some foolish, some out and out grifters, The wellness […]Continue ReadingA Squash & a Squeeze. New pelvic floor regime or wellness grift?
So you have a diagnosis of Osteoporosis. Why do Pilates ? It is quite a stressful thing to receive a diagnosis of Osteoporosis. You don’t know how it is going to impact your future, your lifestyle, quality of life or even life expectancy. You don’t know which activities are safe and what are best avoided. I […]Continue ReadingPilates for Osteoporosis: Pros & Cons
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
Before considering best abdominal exercises we must ask: Why Work the Abs? By that I mean, in an exercise class or at the gym. Why work out the abdominal muscles using the best abdominal exercises, or, as is often the case, the most trendy exercises? (I am using the word Abdominal and Ab somewhat interchangeably […]Continue ReadingBest Abdominal Exercises. Discover what the abs are really for, to understand which are the most effective exercises