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Keeping those New Year’s Resolutions!

2018 is nearly upon us, and it’s that time of year again where everyone in the back of their mind is considering what their New Year’s resolution might be. Unsurprisingly, some of the most common New Year’s resolutions are health and fitness orientated. The likes of “I want to get fitter”, or “I want to […]

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Keep Healthy & Well With Pilates This Winter

We’ve always known that exercise is good for us, but generally, we think in terms of exercise being good for us by keeping our muscles in good shape and keeping a healthy weight. But, did you know that Pilates exercise could also boost the immune system, and help keep you from getting sick? How Pilates […]

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Benefits of Pilates for Pregnancy

Benefits of Pilates for Pregnancy Staying active and eating healthily helps an expecting mum to have a healthier pregnancy, a safer birth and a healthier baby. Exercising improves the stamina and circulation, and tones and strengthens the muscles. Plus, it boosts your mood and energy level.   Antenatal Pilates offers multiple benefits including, developing your […]

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How Pilates Can Help With Cycling

Following Chris Froome’s Tour de France win in 2017, and Team GB’s unprecedented medal haul at Rio, cycling has been becoming increasingly popular as a sport. Training for cycling has been traditionally very simple; the more miles the better! But could the introduction of Pilates help the cyclist? The answer to this is an emphatic […]

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Holly Willoughby’s weight loss regime revealed…

Holly Willoughby’s weight loss regime revealed… after This Morning star showcased her slimline figure at Glamour Awards Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/~/article-4585706/index.html#i-16868f7d52ebac8f You too can have a body like Holly Willoughby with Body Control Matwork Pilates Classes in Alderley Edge New Term starts w/c Monday 12th June for 6 weeks. Body Control Matwork Pilates Classes Payment for 6 weeks is […]

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Pilates and Gardening

It’s that time of year again – when the weather begins to warm, and we set our clocks forward in anticipation of longer days outside and for many of us – get in the garden. Gardening is a great form of exercise and like any form of exercise gardeners should maintain an awareness of posture […]

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New 6 week course available for Booking

Body Control Pilates Classes New Term starts w/c Monday 1st May for 6 weeks. Payment for 6 weeks is £60. Missed classes can be carried over to a future term. All mats, head cushions & stretch bands are provided. Free Car Parking is available at all of my locations. I now have 15 classes available from Beginners to […]

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Pilates for Men

Many men look at pilates in the same way they look at yoga. As a hobby for women. No! Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Pilates is great, for everyone, men included! Even your favourite athletes are doing it. In fact, it was actually invented by a man! Joseph Pilates. More importantly, pilates has a never-ending list of […]

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How Pilates can help you keep those New Year Resolutions

It’s that time of year again where everyone is determined to keep their New Year’s resolutions. Unsurprisingly, some of the most common New Year’s resolutions are health and fitness orientated. The likes of “I want to get fitter”, or “I want to lose weight”, are two of the most popular. Cycling round the park is […]

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How Long Does It Take To Get Out Of Shape

Before you decide to step away from the gym/yoga studio/Pilates mat over the holidays, it’s handy to know exactly how much time you have up your sleeve before your fitness, strength, and flexibility will start heading down hill. Because there’s nothing fun about returning to exercise in 2017 only to realize you’ve lost everything you sweated for the year […]

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