How Pregnancy Pilates Can Help You

Pilates is a low impact activity, particularly suitable for pregnant women as it puts minimal strain on the joints as well as providing an effective way of maintaining physical health and preparing the body for the birth. It is also …

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Is Yoga Beneficial During Pregnancy?

Who Is Yoga For? Yoga is for everyone, including pregnant women. The fact that there are so many different styles of yoga means that there is something suitable for everyone. Yoga has been practised for centuries by men and women, …

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Why Postnatal Exercise Is So Important

Having a baby will significantly change your life and your body – there are numerous reasons why exercise is so important after giving birth to your baby. There are of course the more obvious benefits such as weight loss, however …

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The Benefits of Yoga

An ancient multi-purpose spiritual, mental and physical practice which originated from South East Asia over 3000 years ago – Yoga encourages mental and spiritual well-being through a series of exercises, postures and breathing techniques which focus on building strength, flexibility, …

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The Difference Between Yoga and Pilates

Yoga and Pilates are mindful, low impact exercises, with a number of similarities as well as a number of differences. Pilates is frequently described as an activity which focuses on core and muscle strengthening, whereas yoga is all about overall …

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London Marathon Injury Clinic

As the London Marathon draws ever closer, it’s vitally important that all runners consider their health and wellbeing both before and after the big day. Taking part in the UK’s biggest marathon, running related injuries undoubtedly surge before, during and …

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Achilles Tendinopathy

What Is the Achilles Tendon? The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body – it consists of a tough band of fibrous tissue which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. Tendinopathy is a type of tendon …

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Runner’s Knee

Running is an extremely popular type of high impact, cardio activity. It is a highly effective way to burn calories and get fit. It also brings with it a wide range of both physical and psychological benefits, helping to strengthen …

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints describe sharp pains felt in the shins or around the area of the front lower legs. The name ‘shin splints’ is a blanket term which refers to a number of different conditions related to shin pain. Pain in …

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