If you love Pilates you will want to take care of your heart health as well as your muscular health. Using the jump board adds a cardio component to your Pilates class. The jump board is a padded plate [...]
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Progressing and Reassessing When doing a Pilates class one of the most important things is to ensure that you are working at the right level that is right for you and even though we wish it was perfect every [...]
Did you know that your Triceps muscles make up about 2/3 of your arm? We often joke about our triceps, calling them terrible names such as ‘bingo wings’ or ‘tuckshop arms’ when they are no longer as youthful as [...]
Reformer…what? We use various equipment in both our Health and Fitness and Clinical Pilates classes. I will discuss the top 4 apparatus below so not only do know what you are looking at but you also believe that it [...]
How can we keep people living independently for longer? Part 1: The Disability Threshold What is the disability threshold? The disability threshold identifies an individual’s level of independence. When the disability threshold is crossed, this person is unable to [...]
Plank Pose tones all of the core muscles of the body, including the abdomen, chest, and low back. It doesn’t stop there though - like Pilates, plank pose just never stops giving. Plank Pose will also strengthen your wrists [...]
At Aim Physiotherapy, we offer two kinds of Pilates Classes: Health and Fitness Pilates and Clinical Pilates. HEALTH AND FITNESS: What? Health and Fitness Pilates is for those who are looking for a high energy, fun exercises which leaves [...]
What is Pilates? Pilates is a form of physical exercise which is based on ‘Contrology’ or coordination of body, mind and spirit. I know for some of you, coordination is not your strong suit but anyone can do Pilates. [...]
Headaches are one of the most common complaints affecting approximately two thirds of people at some stage in their lives. There have been over 200 different types of headache described, and many of these come about because of more [...]
The simple step to nailing your New Year’s Resolution in 2018. It’s getting towards that time of year. We start to reflect on the past 12 months and how we would like to improve ourselves and our lives in [...]