My Pilates Exercises Blog

If having a healthy, well toned and supple body is important for you, this blog is essential. Pilates began around the late 1940's by the German, Joseph Pilates.
Since then, Pilates has certainly made its mark in the fitness industry. From dancers to footballers, everyone is doing it, including those of us over 50. And why shouldn’t we? Pilates benefits mind and body nurturing a healthy sense of well-being, flexibility and of course, strength.

Pilates Brisbane

Classes are held at Bardon & Kenmore, specifically for people over the age of 50..

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Balance Exercises

Balance Exercises: How's your balance? - VIDEO, PICS, GUIDE & TIPS - Try these!! Simple & Effective for people of all ages to improve balance and help prevent falls......

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Pilates DVDs

Pilates DVDs - Do you have lower back problems,poor posture or balance or very tight muscles? Then these Pilates DVDs at Beginner & Intermediate levels (or if your over 50) are perfect....

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Exercise Program Seniors

Exercise Program Seniors : PICS & GUIDE with easy to follow instructions to help you keep fit and feeling wonderful......

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Exercise for Seniors

Exercise for Seniors - VIDEO, GUIDE & PICS - We’re different, we need different Exercises & Stretches – I’ll tell you why and tell you how....

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Quick Weight Loss Tips

Quick Weight Loss Tips - A Dietician's TIPS - Join in & tell us your favourite tip....

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Core Strength Exercises

Core Strength Exercises - GUIDE, PICS & VIDEO Workout including BALL exercises & Lower BACK Exercises.......

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Best Ab Exercises - 3 of the very best

Best Ab exercises - 3 of the very best of pilates exercises for core strength and great six pack....

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Pilates Exercises

Pilates Exercises : FREE Guide to Over 100 Exercises & Stretches with VIDEOS & PICS - Improve Core Strength+ Posture+ Balance+ more....

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Illustrated Stretching Exercises

Illustrated Stretching Exercises - a Guide with PICS, VIDEOS and INSTRUCTIONS of stretching regime for a flexible & pain free body.......

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Stretching Videos

Stretching Videos - Inflexible? Tight painful muscles? Try this excellent Stretch Video...

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Back Stretches

Back Stretches to ease your PainFull instructions with Pictures & Video will show you how to strengthen & stretch your back muscles & help enjoy a pain-free life.....

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Posture Exercises

Posture Exercises: Posture deteriorates over time but with the help of these simple exercises and stretches, it's never too late to improve your stance & how good you look.....Correct Posture Test

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Lady Ga Ga and Pilates

Lady GaGa likes to do her Pilates workouts with no make-up. Now, there's a change....

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Test your Brain Power with this Puzzle..

It only takes a couple of minutes (for some). If you can put this puzzle together, you can say goodbye to Alzheimer's! This is a lovely little puzzle and you'll be rewarded when you've finished.

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Pilates fitness equipment

Pilates Fitness Equipment - Therabands and Pilates Balls are all you need for a good workout; PICS & GUIDE with dozens of exercises........

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TIPS FOR STRETCHING

Stretching Exercises are so important whatever your age group. The question is, are you stretching correctly to gain the optimum benefits? Here are a number of essential tips.

1. Make sure, whichever part of your body you are stretching, you try to relax the WHOLE body. For example, the best position for a quad stretch is lying on the floor, on your side, holding your top ankle and drawing the knee back until you feel the tension in your quads. Lying of the floor enables you to focus, not only on relaxing the quads, but your entire body. Of course, remember also to breathe properly. You’ll find the best technique for breathing here at: http://www.my-pilates-exercises.com/deep-breathing-exercise.html.

2. Hold each stretching for 2-3 minutes.

3. Don’t be tempted to “bounce” a stretch. It may cause injury.

4. Also, don’t push the stretching to think you’ll get more benefit. Work only with a gentle tension, and stretch more frequently.

5. If you’ve got time, stretch before and after exercise. If you don’t, preferable just after.For and full MENU and more information about all stretches, visit:

http://www.my-pilates-exercises.com/illustrated-stretching-exercises.html

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Resistance Band Exercises

Resistance Band Exercises: VIDEO, PICS & GUIDE with great exercises - an excellent and inexpensive way - weight bearing exercise doesn’t have to cost $$$$$ .....

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Pilates Exercise Video

Pilates Exercise Video - Get Fit at Home with these brilliant Workout Videos for people over 50...

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Pelvic Floor Technique

Pelvic Floor Technique (2 METHODS) for Pregnancy+ Stress Incontinence+ Sexual Dysfunction+ Post Natal+ Core Strength+ Prolapse......

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Lower Back Stretches

Lower Back Stretches: VIDEO, PICS & GUIDE: Back Pain? Looking for a solution? Back pain is frequently caused by tight muscles pulling lower back out of alignment, - these stretches will help......

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kegel exercises

Kegel Exercises : Are you at risk? Find out here....

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IlioTibial Band Syndrome

IlioTibial Band Syndrome - caused by a tight flat tendonous band on the outside of the upper leg, which HURTS, this GUIDE, PICS & VIDEO will help......

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How to Stretch

How to Stretch - Reduce Stress and banish inflexibility in your body...

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Hip Stretches

Hip Stretches: VIDEO, PICS & GUIDE to help improve flexibility in the hip and alleviate pain associated. This has to be the BEST hip stretch ever...... .........

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Hemorrhoid Treatment

Hemorrhoid Treatment - Painful Piles? Try this simple technique at home....

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Hamstring Stretches

Hamstring Stretches: PICS & GUIDE to help alleviateknee & lower back pain, improve posture, and perform at your best.......

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free exercise tips

Free Exercise Tips: PICS & VIDEOS of over 100 pilates exercises & stretches.....

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Fit at 50

Fit at 50 - Live in a pain-free body. These Pilates exercises will improve strength, flexibility, posture, balance and pelvic floor strength.......

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Exercises for Osteoporosis

Exercises for Osteoporosis: PICS & VIDEO guide you with care and understanding, there are some that you must not do, Here are samples of appropriate exercises........

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Exercise Stretches

Exercise Stretches: PICS & GUIDE to show you for to attain the flexible body you wish for, with excellent posture, and a bonus feel-good healthy attitude - no pills needed....

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Chair Exercises

Pilates Chair Exercises specifically illustrated, for those who need support while exercising or who are chair bound.......

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Bladder Control Exercise

Leaky Bladder? Bladder Control Exercise can help you feel in control and confident when you're out with friends with these simple pelvic floor exercises....

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Benefits of Stretching

Benefits of stretching: PICS & VIDEOS all muscle stretches are FREE here. Improve flexibility, posture and balance as you work towards a pain-free life......

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Balance Ball Exercises

Balance Ball Exercises - How's your balance - Video, Pics and Guide to help you improve....

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Abdominal Exercises Women

Abdominal exercises women : PICS of top 3 together with excellent information about Abdominal Core strength.....

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How's your Posture

You probably don't look quite as bad as this, but if you spend a good deal of your day sitting and slouching, you'll ruin your posture. Have a look at exercises that will stretch and strengthen your core muscles and ultimately improve posture and you'll find you'll be walking tall.

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Are your Muscles Tight and Inflexible?

If your body is feeling stiff, sore and inflexible, perhaps what you need is to stretch. Stretching should be an important part of any fitness regime, equal to strength training, and thoroughly enjoyable. You can find a full set of body stretches her at: Stretching Exercises You’ll also find lots of short 2-3 minute videos to help you along. If you’re the type of person who prefers to stretch at home, perhaps you should consider a stretch DVD. Please join us as we "Stretch with our Aussie Animals" It's functional and fun, with 25 great stretches. Click: Pilates DVDs

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Is you BALANCE a little wobbley? Try these exercises..

There’s a familiar saying that not only refers to one part of your anatomy, which suggests: IF YOU DONT USE IT, YOU LOSE IT. So, get cracking with some BALANCE exercises! READ ON..

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pelvic floor exercises

Pelvic Floor Exercises: Are you neglecting this muscle? Manage your Pregnancy+ Prolapse+ Bladder+ Stress Incontinence+ Sexual Dysfunction+ Anti & Post Natal. Read Facts & learn the techniques.....

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Dubai kids are taking to Pilates...

It makes perfect sense really to give kids a good understanding of the benefits of exercise (particularly the concepts of Pilates) from an early age. As you can see here, they obviously enjoy it..

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Pregnancy Exercises Stretches

Pregnancy Exercises Stretches: Pelvic floor, lower back and everything you need to know about doing exercises during your pregnancy.......

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Pilates Bardon Paddington Toowong

Pilates Bardon Paddington Toowong. Mat Classes for people over 50 -

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Elle Macpherson is nearly 50 and still looks GORGEOUS. Why? She does Pilates Exercises..

See these gorgeous pics of Aussie model Elle featured in the Daily Mail. She's leaving her Pilates class in her current home in London. Read more..

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Pilates & Wine

Enjoy your wine, enjoy your exercises. Check out our Pilates Exercises - with or without the glass of wine! We have a full menu for you to choose from of wonderful exercises and stretches...

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Addiction to drugs morphs into an Addiction to Pilates..

Yvette Franzos is a 28-year old Aussie Girl living in Dubai. She says Pilates saved her life.Read the incredible story of Yvette's life, from a childhood with her mentally-ill mother, to her battle with her drug addiction and eating disorders...

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It's not ALL about Pilates - watch this, it's fun..

The French love to do things differently, I'm sure you'll agree. I would love to get on one of these bikes!

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Very French, Very Fun and Very Sexy.....

This is certainly not pilates, but it's not a bad alternative!

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Theraband Exercises

Theraband Exercises - Try these! It's a brilliant little piece of rubber......

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