Is It Time To Serve Up Some Wimbledon-inspired Aces? – Pilates Fitness Article

Is It Time To Serve Up Some Wimbledon-inspired Aces? Are you a Wimbledon Wannabe? Wimbledon is one of those tournaments that inspire the masses to dust down their rackets and to get out for a casual game of tennis with friends or family. This can often turn into a competitive affair if you are anything like me trying to gain victory over my other half. Tennis-related injuries are notorious in Physiotherapy clinics during this period due to the lack of conditioning…

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Exercise For Osteoporosis | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

Exercise For Osteoporosis | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD Weight-bearing exercise is one of the best ways to prevent or manage osteoporosis. Your bone strength increases when the bone is placed under load and stress during exercise. The type of exercise therefore should be weight-bearing as it will place more load through the bone than non weight-bearing exercises such as swimming or cycling. In this blog we are going to discuss different types of weight-bearing exercises…

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Thinking Of Training For A Triathlon? You Need These Postural Top Tips First – Pilates Fitness Article

Thinking Of Training For A Triathlon? You Need These Postural Top Tips First Is it time to up your game and find your training powerhouse?  To compete in a triathlon you need, strength, stability, endurance, power and speed. All three disciplines in a triathlon, swimming, cycling and running, require the body to undergo a certain amount of time in different postures, using different muscles and skillsets. That’s three different postures in the sagittal plane that could increase the risk of…

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Cardiovascular Disease. How Can Your Physio help? – Pilates Fitness Article

Cardiovascular Disease. How Can Your Physio help? Cardiovascular or Heart disease is Australia’s Leading cause of death, killing one Australian every 28 minutes according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018. Heart disease is when your heart muscle can’t effectively pump blood around your body. There are a wide range of reasons as to why this may be. Some factors are lifestyle related (reduced exercise, poor diet, smoking etc), however other causes can be unknown (idiopathic) or genetic. Health professionals…

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7 Key Takeaway Points From Our Run With Ease Workshop – Pilates Fitness Article

7 Key Takeaway Points From Our Run With Ease Workshop What an amazing running event at our Clonskeagh studio!Our Sold-out RUN WITH EASE workshop was such a success. We packed out our Clonskeagh studio on a Sunday afternoon with running enthusiasts.In case you missed it or need a refresh on some of the pointers from the day, from our Co-founder, Milena Jaksic or our Lead Physiotherapist, Ben Doyle, here are a few key things to remember for your next run.KEY…

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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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5 MASTERS (40+yrs) RUNNER CONSIDERATIONS – Running Fitness Article

While running across the lifespan can help to slow the rate of decline of cardiovascular capacity and strength, as a runner enters the masters years (40+) they will experience an inevitable and unavoidable progressive decline physiologically, bio-mechanically and also performance wise. A boom in masters runners taking to and continuing on with recreational running has been one of the key drivers in what has been referred to as the second running boom worldwide. The number of finishers at the New…

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Common knee injuries in cycling, their causes and what to do about them – Running Fitness Article

Common knee injuries in cycling, their causes and what to do about them With participation in cycling on the rise, so too are the chronic injuries that can come with the sport. These are caused by training errors including rapid increases in training volume and/or increased hill training, incorrect use of gearing, incorrect bike frame size, incorrect bike saddle height or position, incorrect cleat positioning, or abnormalities of the rider(1). Anterior Knee Pain Causes of anterior knee pain include patellofemoral…

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