9 Tips To Holiday Recovery

This is the time of year that many of you, our beautiful Pilates clients, travel overseas. Good on you, living your life to the fullest, I love to see it. You may know I had a recent holiday and it got me thinking about the impact travelling and holidays and have on our bodies.  I know it is not an easy thing to keep up a consistent exercise program when you are travelling. Eating clean and healthy, especially if you are overseas, is difficult as part of the fun is eating different local foods. I was lucky where I was […]

Are Your Muscles Wasting With Age ?

One observation I have noted as an instructor is that some of our ageing clients (which means most of us) really struggle to increase strength and muscle even after exercising and coming to Pilates for several years. There are some people that come to class 2 or 3 times a week and still make very slow progress. Why is that? The answer can be one of many reasons:  The amount of exercise that you actually do, the amount of effort you put in, diet, genetic factors and special conditions all play a role. My experience indicates that in many instances […]

Cleansing Foods To Enjoy & Foods To Avoid

The most important thing to remember when cleansing is to keep your food as clean as possible. Eating whole foods preferably organic if possible. Always drink plenty of water and keep a positive mind.  Foods to Enjoy ▪ Anything Isagenix… ▪ Apples▪ Asparagus ▪ Avocado ▪ Bananas (in moderation) ▪ Berries (blueberries, cranberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries) ▪ Broccoli ▪ Carrots ▪ Cauliflower ▪ Chicken- organic ▪ Citrus- lemon, lime, oranges in moderation ▪ Cooking oils (non-hydrogenated coconut, olive, sesame)▪ Cucumbers ▪ Dark, leafy greens (spinach, chard, kale) ▪ Eggs (whites cooked and yokes runny)▪ Extracts- for shake flavors- ALL natural and […]