Peak Performance

Can I run yet? tabletop with leg extensions mimics running action

PEAK PERFORMANCE

If you want to run, lift weights, zumba, hike, chase the kids, stand all day at work and run for a train - whatever your 'thing' is then these exercises & drills focus on technique to take you to that highest level of performance.

Pilates spine curl vs traditional bridge – what’s the difference?

By Amanda Savage

Spot the difference? They look the same – bottom in the air – but the difference is how you get there.  If you are not sure about the difference between a classic bridge and a Pilates spine curl then do read on…. How a traditional bridge works The traditional ‘bridge’ exercise has been around for years, … Continue reading Pilates spine curl vs traditional bridge – what’s the difference?

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Can I run yet? tabletop with leg extensions mimics running action

3 Tips to control abdominal doming in tabletop position

By Amanda Savage

Take care you are not training a pot belly Do you have a suspicion that each time you bring that second leg up into tabletop position you get  an abdominal bulge or doming? As tabletop legs is the starting position and foundation for so many of the advanced pilates and core exercises it is absolutely essential … Continue reading 3 Tips to control abdominal doming in tabletop position

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exercises for back stiffness

More granny than gazelle?

By Amanda Savage

MORNING BACK STIFFNESS? Do you wake with back stiffness, feeling rather like an old lady; starting the day with contorting stretches just to feel normal? Do you find that you struggle to get comfortable in bed at night? The natural instinct is to try morning stretches to loosen and get going.  If this is working … Continue reading More granny than gazelle?

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