Fitness blog

Tips and useful advice on fitness and motivation from the team

Add HIIT Training To Your Reformer Class

Our new updated Cardio Jump-Board class is now on the schedule ... Prepare to sweat!

Stay Motivated On The Countdown Till Christmas

The Platinum Team shares some motivational and practical tips to help you stay on track.

Meet Us At The Barre – Everything you need to know about Ballet Barre & Cardio Barre

You do not need any dance experience to feel the benefits of Platinum Barre Workout or Cardio Barre.
Pre and Post natal pilates classes

From Bump To Barre with our new Antenatal Barre Class

Whilst there are so many amazing benefits to exercising throughout your pregnancy, there are also some adjustments and modifications that need to be made to keep you and bump safe and healthy.

5 Tips to help you recover from the Dublin Marathon

With over 20,000 people taking part in this years Dublin City Marathon, we have some helpful tips to speed up recovery in the hours and days post race.
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Why you might find your ‘Sir Mojo’ in a pilates class environment.

I believe potential only accounts for a small percentage of what is necessary to become a successful athlete, whether you are striving for Olympic gold medals or just trying to improve your fitness
sore neck and shoulder

Free your neck and liberate your shoulders – any time you want

The Franklin Method approaches health by giving you the tools you need to move better and feel better in any situation. Our next workshop takes place on October 21st.
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How do I get my life back on track as a breast cancer survivor?

Management of patient's post breast cancer surgery is improving thanks to initiatives such as the Platinum Pink Ribbon Program. Ben Doyle explains how the Program can help.

What can patients who face a long time on the Orthopaedic waiting lists do to maintain strength before their surgery?

The benefits of pre-habilitation exercises extend to those awaiting orthopaedic surgery or intervention of some kind.
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Top Five Running Myths Busted

With the Dublin City Marathon upon us and Triathlon season coming to a close we chatted to William Byrne our Runity Coach & Ben Doyle our Charted Physiotherapist about common running related injuries.
How Pilates heals the body

How Pilates heals the body by calming down the neuromuscular system

We all experience a stressed neuromuscular system on a daily basis, Ben takes a look at how Pilates can help.

Dublin marathon countdown – how to avoid overloading injuries

With only a few months to go before the big race, Ben takes a look at how to avoid tendinopathies in the run up...

Is body awareness & proprioception fundamental to healthy movement?

Ben explains why proprioceptive training is imperative in both the sporting population and non-sporting population.
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Daily life can take its toll on all of us – Teresa examines at her own muscle imbalances

A visit to Platinum Physio's Ben Doyle helped Teresa understand and get to the bottom of her hip pain.

How to Prevent a relapse in lower back pain whilst on holidays

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.
King of Greystones Triathlon

King of Greystones Triathlon

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.