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 Classes for People over 50..

It’s the time of the year to seriously asses our health and fitness. New year, new body! Pilates addresses many of the issues that face us as we get older. Issues such a posture, inflexibility and lack of muscle strength. Beginner classes are starting up in Kenmore and Bardon in a couple of weeks. If you interested, please contact me and we’ll have a chat about any problems you may have with your fitness.

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Pilates Kenmore over 50s

Pilates Kenmore over 50s: If you're over 50, these classes are for you. Core strength, lower back exercises, flexibility, posture...

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How to Stretch your Back

How to Stretch your back- to ease your Pain

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Good Abdominal Exercises

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

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Pilates for Seniors Brisbane

Pilates for Seniors Brisbane : classes are held at Bardon & Kenmore, specifically for people over the age of 50..

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Balance Exercises for Seniors

Balance Exercises for Seniors: 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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Best Pilates DVD

Best Pilates DVD - 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 Tips for Seniors

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

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Pilates Exercise for Seniors

Pilates 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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Pilates Core Exercises

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

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Pilates Abdominal Exercises

Pilates Abdominal 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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Stretches for Seniors

Stretches for Seniors - a Guide with PICS, VIDEOS and INSTRUCTIONS of stretching regime for a flexible & pain free body.......

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Stretch Videos

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

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Posture Correction Exercises

Posture Correction Exercises: Simple exercises and stretches to improve your stance & how good you look....

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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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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: https://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:

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

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Resistance Band Exercises

Resistance Band Exercises: VIDEO, PICS & GUIDE with great inexpensive weight bearing exercises .....

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Pilates DVD Workout

Pilates DVD Workout - 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 + Stress Incontinence+ Sexual Dysfunction+ Core Strength+ Prolapse......

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Stretches Lower Back Pain

Stretches lower Back pain: VIDEO, PICS & GUIDE: Back Pain? Looking for a solution?

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Kegel Exercise Benefits

Kegel Exercise Benefits : Are you at risk? Find out here....

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Pain in upper Thigh

Pain in Upper thigh? - Find out what's causing it, and fix it. Guids, 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 Flexor Stretches

Hip Flexor 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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Best Hamstring Stretch

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

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Fit at 50 Pilates

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

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Osteoporosis Exercises

Osteoporosis Exercises: 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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Stretches after exercise

Stretches after Exercise: 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 for Seniors

Chair Exercises for Seniors: Specifically illustrated, for those who need support while exercising or who are chair bound.......

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Bladder Control Exercises

Bladder Control Exercises: Leaky Bladder? This can help...

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Benefits of Stretching for Seniors

Benefits of stretching for Seniors: 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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Abdominal Exercise Ball

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

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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 Dysfunction Exercises

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Exercises: Are you neglecting this muscle?

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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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Pilates Bardon Over 50s

Pilates Bardon Over 50s... Stretch and Strengthen in our Mat Classes//

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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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Pilates DVDs

Core Strength DVD

Check out our collection of DVDs - you're sure to find one that is just right for you. There are 4: Core Strength Exercises, Stability Ball Exercises, Resistance Band Exercises & Stretching Exercises.

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