Pregnancy & Exercise

Why Clinical Pilates & Group Physiotherapy classes are among the best forms of exercise to do during pregnancy. The current recommendation for exercise during pregnancy according to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), is to aim for a total of at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity activity on most, …

Strong Bones, Osteoporosis & Pilates

WHAT IS OSTEOPOROSIS? Osteoporosis is a condition where bones lose important minerals such as calcium quicker than they can be replaced by the body, resulting in a decrease in the thickness or density of bones. This can lead to them becoming fragile and brittle, and at a higher risk of fractures than normal bone. Often called …

Don’t Just Sit There…

Many of us spend as much as 80% of our working day sedentary, and according to research, more than half of the average person’s waking hours are spent sitting, whether it is working at a computer, commuting, or watching television. As part of an Australian Diabetes, Obesity, and Lifestyle Study published in the European Heart …