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With the Dublin City Marathon upon us and Triathlon Season Coming to a close – we cant help but notice more and more clients descending into Platinum Pilates & Platinum Physio carrying running related injuries – we chatted to William Byrne our Runity Coach & Ben Doyle our Charted Physiotherapist and they have just busted the Top Five Running Myths doing the rounds this Summer
Ben has devised a handy exercise program for those of you heading away - all you need is a yoga mat (towel!) and the stopwatch on your phone. Available to download here.
Platinum Pilates and PlatinumPhysio team will be lending a helping hand at the “King of Greystones” charity triathlon at the end of July. This event is organised by a group of family and friends to raise much needed funds for “The Gavin Glynn foundation” in honour of the late Gavin Glynn.
More time spent behind a desk has consequences for us all - in part one of this Post series Ben looks at his own situation and how he is working to reduce his own lower back pain.
Incorporating HIIT into your Pilates Training will have powerful benefits to your health including weight loss, cardiovascular gain & serious body conditioning.
Pilates gives you a good core; Pilates helps with flexibility; Pilates is a great mindbody workout - so what makes it so special for runners?
Lower back pain accounts for a staggering number of sick days taken by employees each year - our motto here is "Prevention is more important than cure".
We've put together our list of wellness tricks to keep you supple, mobile & healthy and the best part is you can do them at your desk.
Derek takes a look at how its Discipline that gets you up off that couch, that desk, that car and into a better way of being, of moving, of living.
With two of our Platinum team taking part in the marathon this weekend it seems appropriate to share some post race recovery tips. Best of luck everyone taking part!
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month our Reformer teacher Lisa shares her personal story with us. For the whole month of October Hospitals all over the country are offering free Breast checks.
Over time, your neck joints are continually compressed. Many of your neck muscles tighten up, due to continual tension, whilst others weaken due to disuse.
Joseph Pilates' intuitive nature led him to create a system that could help the body heal from injury & illness. Milena picks out 5 reasons you should make Pilates part of your life.
Our Open weekend in Greystones takes place on 12th & 13th November, we're also offering free movement assessments to all new Platinum clients at our beautiful new studio!
Your body has its own very sophisticated plumbing system ... Imagine the plumbing system in your own house, without a constant supply of water things get clogged up as they do in your body
Milena shares some insights into her work day and reminds us that there is never an excuse to not show up for your health and you are never too old to start looking after yourself.
My motivation comes in ebbs and flows, but I find that my best chance of success is planning out my week in advance, both with diet and exercise, and allowing for a bit a relaxation on both fronts from time to time.
Alongside our Ante Natal programme, we are delighted to launch our NEW Post Natal Pilates Classes. Fridays 10.30am Sandymount, to which new mums may bring baby too (from ages 6 weeks to pre-crawlers)
It's never as tough as you think and if you commit to cleaning up your diet as well as taking up a new exercise plan, you will see results much faster than if you chose only one...
In the run up to and during Christmas this may feel difficult, but it's not impossible and if you want to have fun and look great at all the parties then eating well is key!
When my body moves well, I feel great on so many levels, I run better, I sleep better and I'm just much happier. But every now and then Im reminded that my Pilates practice creates so much health and strength in my body that I wonder what state my body would be in without it.
You produce most of your growth hormone (GH) when you sleep. Which as the name suggests it is essential for you to grow. But its benefits of growth hormone are not limited to getting longer and bigger.
Mother earths most natural resource and still we give water the run around ... Read more about our natural resources and how they can help your health ...
Those of you who come to Will’s classes know they are tough. There is little time for rest. You’re going to bend, extend, rotate (he likes that one), and you might even balance on one foot! But have you ever asked why he places so much emphasis on breathing? We chat to Will about his understanding…
As national breastfeeding week comes to an end I thought it would be nice to pull together some truly amazing facts about breastfeeding. It's not for everyone, but breastfeeding can be the most awesome and liberating experience of a women’s life. So for all our new and repeat moms out there, here are some facts about how amazing your body is.
Is your daily routine is hectic? Do you want to squeeze in the most out of your training time? Then you need to know when is the best time of day to train so you can benefit the most from your workout!
One of my favourite ingredients for salads at the moment is Lentils (usually the French Puy lentil, because they are one of the quickest to cook), and I can mix them with almost anything – fish, chicken, cheese, veggies or fruits. The nutritional benefits of this particular dish, as well as its’ convenience to make,…
If you do not own one of these fantastic appliances, perhaps its time to start looking around for one! I was gifted one a few years ago, and can honestly say (as someone who is not the best or most patient cook in the world!) that I would not be without it. I really value the free time it gives me (i.e. I am not standing over the hob cooking), while trying to juggle a new baby’s routine, family, work (from home) and my postpartum training too!
But as the dark wintery evenings descend upon us, comfort food becomes far more appealing than the lovely alfresco dining we enjoyed this summer and with that we tend to find we are far more likely to suffer from bloating.