Children ages 5-18 should be taking part in at least 60 minutes ‘aerobic activity’ each day and the benefits of this are well documented; from improving overall health to helping with musculoskeletal and bone development, reducing the risk of diabetes and improving mental health and concentration. Reaching this target might be easy for some but …..
We recently added Pilates to our range of services at Physio (and now Pilates) Central, including the addition of a purpose-built studio in our new Wimbledon clinic. But how did it come about? Pilates was named after Joseph Pilates, born in Germany in 1883. He was a sickly child and believed that fitness and exercise …..
Discovering Pilates – a happy accident Pilates is something that I actually discovered by accident – or rather as the result of one! Back in 2012 I hit a patch of ice whilst skiing and knew straight away that it wasn’t a good fall. I’d broken my ankle and, to make matters worse, was in the …..