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Can Pilates Exercises and Diet Reduce the Appearance of Cellulite?

Posted in Research Papers / 30 May 2019
At least 80% of women worldwide are affected by cellulite to some degree. Despite the statistics, a limited number of research papers have been published on this topic. There was little done to find an effective solution.

The positive effects of Pilates on greater trochanteric bursitis

Posted in Research Papers / 03 April 2019
After evaluating numerous individuals during practical teaching hours, a conclusion was made that greater trochanteric bursitis is a relatively common condition. This research shows that greater trochanteric bursitis does not discriminate and can occur in a wide variety of individuals regardless of fitness levels, body type, gender, age, etc.
Achilles and Heels

Achilles & Heels

Posted in Research Papers / 10 January 2019
This research paper aims to explore the effects of wearing high heels habitually has on the body, biomechanics and musculature with emphasis on the lower leg and in particular the calves and Achilles.
Pilates for gluteal amnesia

Pilates for gluteal amnesia

Posted in Research Papers / 22 November 2018
Many injuries to the knee, hip and back occur due to delayed onset or inhibition of the gluteal muscle group called gluteal amnesia.

Gluteus maximus recruitment through the basi pilates block system

Posted in Research Papers / 11 May 2018
People have different reasons for starting Pilates, for some it’s to increase their flexibility or to reduce back pain, for most it is to strengthen their core. Pilates trains and recruits the abdominals to provide a strong core which in turn provides pelvic lumbar stabilisation (PLS) around which other exercises, such as arm and leg work challenge the core, much like the movements of daily living where our arms and legs move around a strong core that stabilises our spine against these external limb moments.
Tech Neck Syndrome

Tech Neck Syndrome

Posted in Research Papers / 26 March 2018
The burden of modern age technology - and how Pilates can help overcome this new age dilemma

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