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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Want to keep up with your grandkids? Don’t make age your excuse

Since I started teaching anti-ageing Pilates in Epping last year, I’ve become much more aware of both the impact of age on our bodies and perceptions of age. My first concept of age was my grandparents. The arthritis in my nan’s hips meant climbing the stairs to her flat could…

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The Ultimate Fitness Christmas Gift Guide

This fitness gift guide could best be described as a festive favour. I’ve polled our members, searched online, researched and shopped and have come up with the ultimate gift list guide for a fit 2017. Print this out and put a star against the ones you want or just share it…

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Vintage Pilates: Why Age is No Barrier to Pilates

Age is no barrier to Pilates. It’s one of the lovely things about it. Pilates is fully inclusive. I’ve had participants from 8 to 80+ (younger if you count the odd 8 week old who attends with mummy in my post natal classes). BUT … for a while now I’ve…

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Back pain: A long term project

Here’s a post from our Fit School pages, written by Fit School co-director Chris Laing. Most people will experience back pain in their lives. It can vary from an ache, to full on debilitating agony. Long term pain of any kind can lead to depression and many people feel their…

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