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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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Pilates on the Pitch: How Professional Soccer Players Are Using It To Train – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates on the Pitch: How Professional Soccer Players Are Using It To Train Pilates and athletes – what a match. It’s an exercise perfectly designed to correct muscular imbalances caused by the repetitive movements an athlete undertakes while doing his or her sport. It increases flexibility, agility and, because it creates an even musculature, can prevent injury. It’s no wonder so many professional athletes and teams use Pilates as a necessary adjunct to their training regimen. Lauren Cross, co-owner of…

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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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