Category Archives: Pilates

Diaphragmatic breathing

14 MarDiaphragmatic breathing – A Massage from the Inside

You may have heard of the benefits of diaphragmatic breathing referred to in the clinic from time to time. This is breathing at its best and incredibly helpful tool for you to ensure you get the most out of your remedial massage treatment among other things. Learning diaphragmatic breathing is achieved by breathing slow, steady…

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17 Sep‘Did you know there are new Osteoarthritis Guidelines?

Unless you follow all things GP publications you may not have known that the Royal Australian College for General Practitioners (RACGP) has published updated guidelines for the management of knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA) [1]. RACGP is the governing body for all GP’s within Australia. OA is the most common form of arthritis for Australians…

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What motivates you to exercise

26 JulWhat Motivates You?

Finding the motivation to exercise can be difficult sometimes, but do not worry you are not alone! Ask yourself the following 3 questions: Why is it that you want to exercise? It is very important to know your WHY. This will help keep you on track and give you some direction as to why you get up…

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26 AprWhy Pilates?

As a massage therapist and a Pilates instructor, I’m frequently referring massage clients to undertake Pilates exercises in order to minimize their pain and improve body function. Because Pilates can help to increase your core stability by targeting the stabilizing muscles of the spine, pelvis and scapula. Once these muscles are activated & isolated, you…

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Men Health

01 MarWhat is the best type of exercise?

This is a question I get asked alot as an Exercise Physiologist. The answer is not a straight forward. This will depend on what your goals are and of course your age, medical history and previous exercise history. One of the factors I am often educating people on is that different types of exercise will…

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