Category Archive for "Posture"

Can I improve my posture?

You might understand that standing and sitting with good posture is something you should strive to do…but do you know why? Good posture can not only limit the strain on your joints, ligaments and muscles, but it can also make

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Mat vs Reformer Pilates – what’s the difference?

We know that Pilates is one of those ‘all rounders’ when it comes to exercise. It’s great for building strength and stability, for improving flexibility, balance and mobility and also offers the added bonus of challenging the brain<->body connection. One

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3 tips for a better breastfeeding position

I know a lot of money can be spent on really fancy feeding chairs by new mums or mums to be. You’re going to spend a lot of time in it, it might as well be a good one, right?

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Should you be able to touch your toes?

Touching your toes is often seen as some sort of reflection of how athletic / fit / sporty you are. I’ve noticed people are either very proud when they can touch their toes, or they seem a little embarrassed when they

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3 reasons you didn’t like Pilates (and why you should give it another go!)

Word is well and truly out that Pilates is good for us. It offers so many benefits, from improved strength & flexibility to enhanced coordination, body awareness and posture. So why isn’t everyone doing it? Well sometimes just knowing something is good

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Which mattress should I buy?

This is one of those questions I am asked a lot! You might remember I gave my top tips for choosing the right pillow here, but picking the right mattress can seem even more daunting. This is because they are

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Wrist Pain in New Mums

Being a new mum brings with it many challenges: recovering from a birth, sleep depravation and finding a ‘balance’ are just a few! Why not throw a bit of wrist pain into the mix?  ’Baby wrist’ is something I’m seeing

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Should I sit on a fitball for work?

  Fitballs (a.k.a swiss balls, exercise balls, physio balls) are a fantastic and cost-effective piece of equipment that can be used in many different ways to improve strength, balance and stability. There is also a commonly-held belief that they should be

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5 Tips for Improving Driving Comfort

Don’t let driving be a pain in the back! Many of us spend more time sitting in the car than we’re aware of. Even a 30 minute commute to work can add up to 5 hours+ a week behind the

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