Physical Activity

Physical Activity

Is what you are doing enough? Declining ability to do things you used to be able to do is a common problem as we age. This is because your body has a “use it or lose it” mentality to specific parts of the body such as muscle, bone, fitness and more. Fortunately we...
Strength Training

Strength Training

‘I’ve just joined a gym and I’m ready to get strong, but I don’t know where to start!’   How do I build muscle? Muscles grow and get stronger as they react to the stresses we put on them. That means the exercise needs to heavy/difficult and it needs to make us...

Pilates: How to get started

Pilates What is Pilates? Pilates simply refers to a type of exercise. It was first designed by a man named Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s. Since then, it has emerged in many varied forms, but maintaining the same key principles: a system of exercise designed to...