Is there anything controversial about the Kegel Exercise? This may come as a shock to some, that there might be a Kegels debate For those of you who don’t know, it is the most commonly practiced non surgical intervention for a weak Pelvic Floor. It was developed by its eponymous creator, Arnold Kegel. He was […]Continue ReadingThe Kegels Debate. Here’s my view. What do you think?
Walk more? Really? Why Bother? So here’s the thing: I was a cardio girl: Aerobics, Step, Aqua, HIIT, Running… you name it, I did it and often taught it too. Now I aim to walk more. The rest, not so much. I discovered the benefits and the love of regular, and to be honest, any […]Continue ReadingWhy I have decided to walk more, cycle less and run less
What is the Difference Between Pilates and Yoga? This is a question I have heard many times over the years. However, I have always been reluctant to answer because I couldn’t answer as I’d not experienced enough Yoga. I haven’t particularly enjoyed my Lockdown life but I must admit there has been one outstanding benefit: […]Continue ReadingThe Difference Between Pilates and Yoga
What do you need to help with Pelvic Floor Problems? Before going on to explain how Pilates might help , first let me outline the main Pelvic Floor problems. There are quite a few of them and I only want to give a quick summary here Stress incontinence where jumping, running or even walking causes […]Continue ReadingHow can Pilates help with my Pelvic Floor Problems?
Primal Movements: The Fundamentals We humans love to classify and organise things and so we do it with human movements. One classification is that of Primal Movements, that is, the fundamental movements that our ancestors needed to survive, eat, and generally get through life. The question is, will you practice these fundamental Primal movements in […]Continue ReadingPrimal Movements: Does Pilates Deliver the Goods?