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By Maddy Lucier Increased strength. Explosive power. Better flexibility. Increased range of motion. Faster speed. Injury prevention. Performance improvement. Better posture. Solid balance. Is Pilates starting to sound good yet? Escaping the “that’s just for girls” mentality, Pilates has become popular among professional football players in the US with a number...

If you thought Pilates was all about the core – prepare to have your mind stretched as much as your body. Heather’s upcoming Core Education workshop on March 16 will totally bust that myth. It will activate your core without cueing the core. It will show you how to...

It can be bewildering how many different types of yoga there are to choose from. At Flex, for example, we have many kinds. So… which one is best for you? Which one suits your temperament, your goals and your physical, mental and spiritual states? Read on to discover the differences between...

From 11th to 15th February, Benjamin Degenhardt will be in Hong Kong to lead Classical Pilates teacher training, Trio classes and the Happy Feet, Floating Pelvis workshop on the final Monday. Who is Benjamin? He’s no ordinary Pilates teacher. As scientific, rigorous and passionate as Joe Pilates, he has dedicated...

Alice Lam is a marketing manager at ImagineX under the Lane Crawford Joyce Group, and has included Pilates in her weekly routines for over three years. “Pilates trains your body and mind, and makes you stronger and fitter mentally and physically,” she believes. "It was about three and a half...

For many children, scoliosis, or a slight forward-bend hump in the spine, can arise during the second growth spurt when they are ten years or older. The alteration of the spine can result in spasms, lower back and neck pain, but if the problem is addressed during adolescence it can...

By 3/3rds This sweet and savory dish is a healthy and tasty take on the usual bowl of rice. With an emphasis on light ingredients, eat it solo for an energy-boosting snack during the day. Alternatively accompany it with a leafy salad or savory veggie stew for a warming and hearty...

At the beginning of the year we’re all fired up with resolutions to be healthier, fitter and more purposeful. This January, the first Flex challenge of the year boosts this New Year energy with the power of competition. The Flex January Fitness Challenge challenges members to do 15 classes in...

Setting goals at the beginning of the year is a great exercise in Getting Things Done. Whether small chores or big life changes, having a concrete goal and setting your focus on achieving it can be the difference between the satisfaction of ticking something off the list or seeing it...

Serves 6Leeks are a winter staple even in the east, and make a deliciously hearty, warming soup. A mild-flavoured member of the onions and garlic family, they include sulphur compounds designed to help fight free radicals, and flavonols that allegedly lower your risk of chronic diseases like heart disease and...

By Amanda Fryer-HarrisIs Pilates any good for skiers or snowboarding? My reply to this often asked question is, ‘Why would you not do Pilates to help with your skiing, are you crazy!’We all want longevity in our sporting lives and life in general, don’t we? If I told you Pilates...

Stuck for great Christmas gifts this year? Make 2016 yours, your family’s and your friends’ healthiest year yet by giving fitness and wellness related gifts. Here is Flex Studio’s exciting and festive list of 12 inspiring options, from mini stocking fillers to maxi gifts and wellness experiences. Our Christmas elves...