Category Archives: Exercise

Exercises for Core Training

Learning to contract the Core. Breathing. Lay face up on the floor, in the psoas position (this means knees at 90 degrees and feet flat to the floor). Relax and practice breathing into the abdomen, with your hand rested gently … Continue reading

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Upper Cross Syndrome

This could be you? To be honest we all have to a degree, and I would like to mention it just briefly. If you stand yourself or your partner, up against the wall with your back to the wall and … Continue reading

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Pilates exercises (not for first timers!)

A little routine for my own clients, please do not use this if you do not normally do Pilates with us at BackFit. This is a mix of exercise to practice and perfect at home. Good luck, do not strain … Continue reading

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Neck and Back Stretches

All these stretches must be done in a slow and controlled movement, no bounce and keep the spine in neutral for all these stretches, always do both sides. Start with an upright position, drop the arm on the side you … Continue reading

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What is Pilates?

Pilates was created by Joseph Pilates, a pioneer who had a passion for the way the body moved and an eye for correcting its function or dysfunction. He wrote a great book called ‘Return to Life through Contrology’ and that … Continue reading

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