Author Archives: Ailish Toomey

Have you started training for the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon yet?!

With only just over 12 weeks to go, it’s the perfect time to start a training program to get you strong and fit for this. As everyone knows, Sydney is a hilly place, so the stronger your legs are, the … Continue reading

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A quote from the man himself…..

“I must be right. Never an aspirin. Never injured a day in my life. The whole country, the whole world, should be doing my exercises. They’d be happier.” – Joseph Pilates

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Pregnancy Pilates Classes

Pilates is one of the most effective forms of exercise to use during pregnancy. Many changes occur for women during this exciting time including hormonal changes, weight increase and physical distribution, balance and centre of gravity, postural, muscular and ligamentous … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis – what is it and what do I do if I have it?

Osteoporosis is a chronic bone disorder that results in reduced bone density leading to increased risk of fractures. It occurs when the body fails to form enough new bone and when too much old bone is absorbed by the body, … Continue reading

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Fivefinger running – have you tried it?!

Vibram fivefingers are designed to recreate the experience and natural sensation of running barefoot Studies have shown that when running barefoot, you naturally land on the forefoot, directly below your center of gravity. This can improve balance, increase stability, decrease … Continue reading

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