‘Working Out’ From Home | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

‘Working Out’ From Home | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD If you are one of the many people who are working from home over the next few weeks you will be experiencing a change in your normal routine and for some of you that will be forgoing your normal gym, exercise or group class. But being at home is not an excuse for being inactive, there are plenty of ways to exercise at home to maintain…

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Becoming a Pilates Star | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

Becoming a Pilates Star | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD As we make a conscious attempt to stay at home, we find ourselves looking to start new hobbies, new exercise routines or getting into some of the home projects we have previously pushed aside. Exercising at home can be a challenge if you are new to body weight and mat work. If you are like me and are used to feeling the strong burn after a…

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Leg Stability – Workout Fitness Article

Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Leg Stability Get ready to work on your leg stability! This bodyweight workout includes a mix of leg exercises that involve stability and balance components of fitness. There is no equipment needed for this workout so just hit ‘play’ to challenge yourself. Do you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh…

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Build A Bridge…To Better Glutes And Hamstrings! – Pilates Fitness Article

Build A Bridge…To Better Glutes And Hamstrings! A commonly prescribed exercise which is used in the early stages of rehabilitation is bridging. Bridging is a functional exercise which is used to strengthen the gluteals, hamstrings and lower limb and can be easily incorporated into daily activity. There are many different types of bridges that can be prescribed depending on your area of pain or overall problem. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where you are supposed to feel the…

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Pilates Jump Boards | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates Jump Boards | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD The jump board is an attachment which we place at the end of the reformer. The jump board allows us to eliminate gravity and use springs to determine the impact of your jump. It is a great transition in your rehab from non-impact to impact exercise. Because gravity has been eliminated when jumping on the reformer, this exercise will give the sensation of jumping on the moon.…

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Pilates Equipment: Small Stability Ball – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates Equipment: Small Stability Ball Bend + Mend’s Pilates-Informed classes use different pieces of Pilates equipment to add variability and further challenge our clients. In this blog we are going to talk about our small stability ball. The stability ball can be used to challenge the stability of different muscle groups depending on how it is used. Below are three ways in which this piece of equipment can be used during our sessions: Arms in straps: Placing the ball underneath…

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A Balancing Act | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

A Balancing Act | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD Balance and coordination are vital in daily living, from stepping out of bed in the morning to laying back down of a night, the importance of knowing which way is up and which way is down allows you to get on with your day. Regularly in the clinic we talk about the importance of balance and coordination as part of rehabilitation. But what is Balance? You may…

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