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So easy, so healthy and so delicious, this fruity, peanutty combination softens overnight creating an easy-to-eat, energy enhancing breakfast. It’s perfect, whether you have plenty of morning time to savour it with a cup of tea, have to eat-and-go in a rush, or need to pack it and take it...

Did you ever wonder why a Pilates class always follows the same sequence of moves? Back in the 20s, 30s and 40s when Pilates was creating his Contrology, he designed it to counter the inactivity of modern life. Therefore his exercises worked, in a brilliantly intricate and biologically logical way,...

To excel at (and enjoy to the max), dragon boating ideally you need endurance, strength, power and coordination. Here are Jan’s top four Pilates exercises for enhancing your performance on the water while in the studio. Of course at the same time they’ll give your body that Pilates renowned alignment,...

By Flex Senior Director Genevieve Roy-Theriault This is an easy to prepare, express recipe that can be served without a fuss, and when presented well is equally perfect for special occasions. Protein-packed salmon is the hero here, and for good reason: as a well-recognized ‘superfood’, salmon contains a healthy dose of omega-3...

Petrina Steains is a long-time runner and brought Pilates in to her exercise routines after she gave birth to her third child in order to help prevent injury and condition her body. She loves the connection to and understanding of her body that Pilates gives her physically, while mentally the...

If your yoga flow is tiring you out faster than it should, or if you’re not sure you’re quite nailing your poses, turn to a Pilates class for a spot of biomechanical enlightenment. The body awareness that is part and parcel of a Pilates class can help you avoid injury...

Shapely arms are things of absolute beauty. There’s something about having lean, toned arms that adds exponentially to how sexy you’re feeling. Just take a look at Anna’s arms – to emulate them is all about strengthening and stabilizing. Read on to find her three top tips on how to...

Sometimes you wake up and you’re already tired. Other times it’s that early afternoon slump. Or perhaps you regularly fall asleep at 9pm in front of the telly? Life is tiring. However, there are lots of ways to hack your energy levels and make it through the day firing on...

Flex’s January Fitness Challenge #JanuaryJumpstart saw a group of members complete 15 classes in 30 days. Laura Paul of Healthy Living Asia was one of them. With two jobs and a family at home, it was a month of juggling commitments, but she never considered not finishing. “I was definitely...

There is so much junk in store bought cereals, I always make my own granola. That way I know exactly what I'm eating. Serve with almond milk and fresh berries for an ideal way to start your day. Ingredients 3 cups gluten-free jumbo oats 1/2 cup mixed nuts 1/2 cup sesame seeds 1/2 cup sunflower...