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Gilson Melo is no ordinary fitness trainer. He’s a second generation Classical Pilates guru, and now he’s at Flex, inspiring clients with his prowess and insightful teaching style. So how did Flex get so lucky?...

Three times a week, a group of co-workers from the offices of Hong Kong’s The Executive Centre (TEC, https://www.executivecentre.com/) arrives at Flex and sweats it out in a Pilates class....

It may not be freezing out there, but a warming soup is always welcome in the cooler months. Jessica Williams, the co-founder of nutritional supplementation group, bodyawakening.net and a yoga and Pilates instructor at Flex, says this chicken bone broth and vegetable recipe really packs a flavour punch, and could...

Do not be afraid of trying the Pilates Cadillac - which we know does initially resemble playground apparatus – found in Flex’s private training studios. Of all Joseph Pilates creations, this large and detailed piece of equipment suits everyone from complete beginners to seasoned practitioners. And it could be just...

Everyone loves pizza, and Hong Kong-based wellness warrior and founder of Compare Retreats, Dervla Louli, is no exception (compareretreats.com). Here, Dervla, also the Editor-in-Chief of Compare Retreats Magazine, shares her favourite recipe, which is her go-to taste fix when she needs a flavour boost. It packs a veggie boost as well...

We hear this term a lot – decompressing the spine. But what does it really mean and why is it important that we do it? Joseph Pilates famously said, “you’re as young as your spine is flexible”, among other catchy phrases. But many of us still take our all-important spines...