Staff top tips:
Did you know that doing a quick 40sec burst of high intensity activity before you eat can have a very positive effect on your insulin response. This could literally be running on the spot! This will affect how we metabolise sugar.
Inner talk is one of the most effective, least utilised tools available to master the psyche and foster life success" An article from Psychology Today - May/June 2015, Author: Pamela Weintraub. For example, "Michelle, there is nothing to worry about, it's only an exam" or "you are strong and fit, you have been working towards this marathon all year". Give it a go next time you face a challenge or have self-doubt! Back yourself!!
Wake your feet up and have them ready for the day by doing a gentle tennis ball release on the arch of your foot when brushing your teeth in the morning.
A great idea to supplement your Pilates training is to choose three exercises from the class that you find a little challenging, and practice these at home. Preferably use a mirror to correct your posture and alignment. You will soon find that you become better at these which will make the class easier and more enjoyable for you. And don't forget to always ask us if you're unsure, we're here to help! :)
As the days get shorter be sure to get outside in the sunshine, even for a short period, with some skin exposed to get your vitamin D quota. 15 minutes in the middle of the day in Sydney is recommended by Osteoporosis Australia.