6 People over 80 who are fitter than you are!

“A handful of people aged 80 and over are putting us all to shame with their impressive fitness regimes.”

 

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Wowee!! Now this is super inspiring. I hope I’m as fit as these guys when I’m in my 80’s!

“There are those in life who moan about going to the gym, and there are those who get up and go for it. And these pensioners are firmly in the latter camp… Read full article here…

Pilates isn’t just for girls

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There seems to be a misconception that Pilates is a “girlie” thing and “a bit like ballet.

Both of these thoughts are completely wrong. Joseph Pilates (he was a real person) specifically designed his exercise method – originally called Contrology –  to be a form of exercise for MEN!

It wasn’t until he moved to New York City and set up his studio after the end of the Second World War that actors and dancers started to attend his classes.

So naturally this is why men think of Pilates as a “girlie” workout. The truth of the matter is that Joseph Pilates designed Contrology to develop the perfect human physique.

Joseph Pilates was a gymnast, a body builder and earned a living as a professional boxer. He believed that modern lifestyle, bad posture and inefficient breathing lay at the roots of poor health.

Pilates will strengthen your core, improve your overall strength by working often ignore muscles, improve flexibility and make you more aware of your body and how it moves.

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If you are interested in a  Men Only Pilates Class in Bridge of Allan, Stirling? Simpy complete this form, and I will get back to you asap.

The very worrying trend of increasing global obesity

Well that’s Christmas over for another year.

As we all return back to work full of good intentions to get back onto the healthy eating and exercising wagon, spare a moment to read this this article in today’s Guardian giving some alarming facts about the increasing global obesity epidemic…

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Keeping fit and healthy whilst on an all exclusive holiday

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I’m on my annual “downtime” and taking a well earned break in sunny Lanzarote. It’s so easy to slip into bad habits over here due to the unlimited alcoholic drinks and wonderful food.
On an all inclusive holiday it’s  important to retain a semblance of balance as those extra drinks and snacks can easily pile on the pounds.
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Pilates for Men: Twenty Health Benefits to Silence Your Inner Sceptic —

“Do you want to kill me, Woman?” – questioned my Pilates instructor’s sanity my husband after a 15-minute Pilates-inspired cardio workout one day… Oh, no, Honey, I certainly do not! I just did not realize that Pilates routine could be that challenging to you since you are extremely fit, go to the gym at least […]

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Joining the Gym in January won’t help you lose weight

“Do you know how long it takes to burn off a packet of crips?”

 

“If you read books by Dr Dean Ornish or Superfoods by Jamie Oliver or The Body Coach Joe Wicks, they all say the same thing, it’s about the food. Cooking and prepping fresh food is the only secret…”

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