Real Time with the Platinum Team

Our instructors share their insights into healthy eating, healthy living, what gets them out of bed every morning and more!

Meet Lauren, Barre Extraordinaire.

Welcome Lauren to the already awesome line up of Barre Teachers here at Platinum Pilates.
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Taco Tuesday – Vegetarian Style.

Taco night! Those two little words bring big smiles to everyone at dinner time! 
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28 Day Challenge – How Was It For You?

With September firmly upon us we take a look back at our Summer of Pilates and give a shout out to the 300 Pilates superstars who took on our 28 day challenge. Fair play to everyone and to all those who stayed in a routine during those awesome Summer Months. I took a few minutes…
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Teresa’s Side Defining Favourites.

If you play tennis, golf or any sports that require rotational and flexion movement, make sure you strengthen and stretch those “obliques”.
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Teresa’s Tasty Chicken and Chorizo Paella.

Being back home in Spain for few weeks gives me a chance to reconnect with my Spanish cooking. 
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Cramping; Why it happens & How we can avoid it.

We have all experienced the dreaded muscle cramp. That unexpected shooting pain that can wake us during our sleep,  stops us in our tracks during footwork in a class
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Hip Impingement & Labral Tears; Fad Or New Epidemic?

In the build up to the King of Greystones Triathlon this weekend, Ben our Clinical Director here in Platinum Physio discusses the epidemic of hip pain and dysfunction
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Why Should I Do The Summer Body Challenge?

200 people have taken part over the last 2 months with amazing results, so why are you missing out?
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Sophie’s Top Toned Tush Exercises.

Clients have been asking me recently what the best way is to get a toned tush for summer. There are loads of ways to achieve it on the Reformer so here are my top 3 tush toner exercises! Strong glutes also help prevent injury and work as a support system to our lower back.  And…
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Platinum Physiotherapy; What is the pelvic floor?

The pelvic floor are a group of muscles and ligaments in your pelvic region that act as a sling to support your organs in your pelvis.
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Teresa’s Tasty Mango, Pomegranate & Mixed Nuts Salad.

With this hot weather, I always find I want something light to eat. The thoughts of standing over a hot cooker in this weather are not appealing.
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Don’t Run Away From Pilates.

After making the decision to do the Marathon again this year, I needed to get my act together for once. After unsuccessfully training for the marathon before, I decided 2018 is the year I do it properly.
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Pilates & Cycling, A Perfect Duo.

As an avid cyclist myself, I know that this approach will definitely prepare you for any cycling event.  However, I also believe that the introduction of reformer Pilates to a cyclist’s training routine can result in increased efficiency
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Teresa’s Tasty Summer Falafels.

Since doing the “Platinum Operation Transformation” in January, I’ve been looking for quick lunch options to keep me on track. I make up a batch of these at the weekend and freeze them. That way I have a supply for the week. 
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Pilates and Tennis – A Perfect Match.

With the French open in full swing, let us take look at how Pilates can help your game, set and match! To avoid a first round crash out like Ostapenko, you need to up your Pilates game! For me, Summer officially begins when the French open starts. It’s only a hop, skip and jump to…
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Damy’s Broccoli Fritters & Spicy Avocado Dip.

First off, remember I am a BRUTAL cook, so if I can make these work, anyone can. They can be eaten straight from the oven, of better still, cold with lots of salad.
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Summer Body

Summer Body Challenge @ Platinum Pilates Is BACK!

You will reduced back pain and stress while improving your sleep patterns. It will create change in your lifestyle to allow exercise to become a regular part of it. You will feel better. 
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Pilates and Me, Teresa’s Story.

My Journey into Pilates started like most people, with an injury.
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Welcome To The Physiotherapy Team, John Fagan.

Our ever expanding Physio Team welcomes our very own John Fagan to the Team. 
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Pilates and Me – Sophie’s Love Story.

Pilates means a lot to me, but just like any great rom-com, we didn't see eye to eye at the start. Think Catherine Heigl and Gerard Butler in the Ugly Truth, Off to a bad start and destined to end up together. 
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