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How to make exercise part of your routine.

  Building movement into your weekly routine and making it a regular occurrence can be challenging but full of reward. Committing to doing something on a daily/weekly basis can be so beneficial for many reasons. Doing something "challenging" can help you both...

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what is Pilates all about?

  You have probably heard people talking about Pilates in recent years as it’s grown in popularity but do you know what it’s all about? Pilates was first developed by Joseph Pilates, a German, in the early twentieth century. In 1923 Pilates moved to America where he...

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Why is staying hydrated so important?

  Keeping good levels of hydration is one of the most important aspects of our diet. We need water to survive and we would not get far without it. It is required for many bodily functions and regulating temperature with in the body. Many people are falling short of...

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Benefits of a high protein diet

Many people in the fitness industry beat the drum about protein and the many benefits that come with a high protein diet. It really is an important macro-nutrient and one which can help you more than you think! How much protein is needed may vary depending on...

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The benefits of Pilates for over 60’s

Pilates is a brilliant form of exercise for people of all ages and abilities. There is no upper age limit for exercises and Pilates for over 60's comes with a wide range of benefits. It’s a fantastic form of exercise to develop core strength and mobility which is...

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Exercises to help deal with lower back pain.

    EMS is an amazing tool to use in injury rehabilitation and in particular dealing with lower back pain. EMS (electro muscle stimulation) can target specific muscles in the body through an electric impulse, causing an intense contraction to the muscle. This is a...

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8 Benefits Of Having A Personal Trainer

There are many benefits to having a Personal trainer help you through your fitness journey. Whether you are just starting out, or an experienced gym goer. You can always learn from a professional who can objectively look at your lifestyle, goals and help you progress...

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The Best Fitness Equipment For Home/Studio Training

We are proud to announce a new partner in 3DActive! 3DActive offer some of the best fitness equipment on the market with high quality product design and material. They are offer equipment that is perfect for studio’s, home workouts, running and massage and recovery....

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5 Basic Principles of Stott Pilates

What are the basic principles? Stott Pilates is founded on 5 basic principles: Breathing, rib cage placement, pelvic placement, scapular movement and stabilisation and head and cervical placement. Whilst these principles are directly related to the practice of STOTT...

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What is STOTT Pilates?

STOTT Pilates is a contemporary anatomically based approach to the original Pilates method pioneered by Joseph Pilates. STOTT Pilates follows the methods under the program of Merrithew Health and Fitness. Pilates incorporates modern exercise principles and applies...

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