The best hamstrings stretch after a run

Every week we go live on Instagram at 4pm to discuss current fitness trends or answer your fitness questions. This week it’s all about mobility and stretching. People often ask us how to lengthen or stretch their hamstrings. Why are my hamstrings so tight? Most people aren’t actually stretching their…

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3 best ways to get fit quick after lockdown

Every week we go live on Instagram at 4pm to discuss current fitness trends or answer your fitness questions. This week it’s how to get quick fit after lockdown. As we begin to sniff at our freedoms returning, talk is turning to how to get fit after lockdown so we’re…

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Broccoli and Mint Soup

Here’s a fantastic way to get your greens in AND have a batch cooked soup for you. This recipe is a favourite with our Fat Loss Hub participants. It comes from our Fit School Kitchen cookbook.  The Fit Scho0l Kitchen has 30 breakfasts, 30 lunches and 30 dinners. For more…

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Easy Store Cupboard Tomato Soup

Here’s a super quick, non sandwich lunch. Tomato soup. Both children like it (well one tolerates it more than other soups). It saves the environment and your pennies and it originated from a children’s cooking book so I promise it’s easy! TOMATO SOUP 1 shallot/small onion 1 clove garlic 1…

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5 ways to help pelvic pain during pregnancy

Lots of my pregnancy Pilates participants in Epping find me because they’re struggling with some sort of pelvic pain during pregnancy. It’s really common and there’s so much you can do to help with it (although there’s also an element of ‘luck of the draw’).   I’ve helped lots of…

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Help! I don’t understand Pilates. Pilates jargon explained.

Pilates classes in Epping, Essex and online. Pilates jargon explained. Pilates jargon can make an exercise class feel complicated. If you’re new to Pilates or perhaps taking a break from busy day to fit in an online Pilates class, being baffled by Pilates jargon that you don’t understand is not…

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Lost your focus during lockdown? How to get it back.

Did you lose your focus during lockdown? When I was in my final year of A-levels my favourite history teacher was replaced by a teacher I didn’t like. He had new methods of essay writing that jarred with what I’d been taught already. He also thought potato, singular, was spelt…

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How exercise can help your coordination

Are you uncoordinated? How exercise can help your coordination.Fit School, fitness, running, Pilates, Epping How’s your coordination? No we aren’t talking matchy matchy fashion. We’re talking an ability for your neural pathways to connect stimulus to movement and to repeat it. Some people will tell us they are uncoordinated or…

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5 little things to do when you don’t feel like doing exercise

Fit School Epping, Essex, Fitness, Pilates, how to get motivated when you don’t fee l like doing exercise “When are you going to play tennis with Cathy?” Chris asked me, whilst I was simultaneously trying to prepare dinner, listen in to a marketing seminar and keep half an eye to…

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How Pilates can Help with Overwhelm and Anxiety

Pilates classes in Epping, Essex. How Pilates can help with overwhelm and anxiety. ‘I miss you!’ Said a little sad voice as I handed over a ‘now too small’ school coat to the reception class teacher at my kids’ school. A house move had made it difficult for her to…

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