Six Ways Every Woman over 40 needs to Work Out

I am all about the first steps when it comes to fitness – that first run or incorporating a fitness or Pilates class into your week on a regular basis. Something is ALWAYS better than nothing. And – it’s SO important to find an active thing that you enjoy. #ThisGirlCan…

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Should I do Pilates or yoga during pregnancy?

Should I do Pilates or yoga during pregnancy? I’ve been teaching ante natal Pilates and exercise for nearly 15 years and have had two pregnancies, births and babies of my own. As a pregnancy Pilates instructor, whilst I think Pilates is fantastic, it might not be for everyone. I chose…

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8 reasons why your workouts aren’t working

You’ve done the difficult bit. You’ve established a regular exercise habit. Perhaps you even have your workouts scheduled. When you started it was all good. You were seeing AND feeling results (there’s nothing like a bit of butt or abs ache to know you’ve worked hard). And you felt motivated.…

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Why do I wet myself when I jump or sneeze?

And will it stop? You’ve done ‘being pregnant’, you’ve done the birth, there were no major complications and you’ve done your 6-8 weeks of ‘confinement’. And then you go back to your pre pregnancy exercise routine – well the GP did sign you off – and you wet yourself. When…

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23 ways to stay happy, fit and healthy now summer is over

It’s around this time of year (post family holidays, pre school term starting) that I notice myself getting adventurous in the kitchen. The change of scene, moments to breathe and final days of sun and warmth revive my sense of adventure. Last night I created a delicious Japanese Gyudon steak…

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Everything you need to know about osteoporosis and exercise

Osteoporosis and exercise. When we put on a class specifically for the older population (and we’re talking over 50s here) it’s not just a gentle class to make our participants feel better or that they’ve done something. All our classes are specifically programmed to help our participants’ specific needs. It’s…

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Fit School’s BIG Fitness Day Out

Fit School members, newcomers and friends came together in Epping yesterday afternoon to workout, learn new skills and kick start their 2018 fitness goals with a mixture of Pilates, running, martial arts, HIIT and boxing. After months of planning, our programme for the afternoon was designed with a mixture of…

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