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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...

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...

By Kate Woodworth This illuminating article by Kate Woodworth explains what a yogic diet is and why it is important. You’ll read about the physical benefits to eating well and the fascinating link between diet and mood. She outlines how much you should eat at each sitting, when you should eat...

At Flex our Xtend Barre classes are always popular and this April we will be launching our annual Xtend Barre Challenge. The mix of Pilates with dance and creative choreography that is constantly changing and evolving makes it fun every time and, best of all, results are dramatic and come...

Karin Ubbiali is Flex’s Children and Teen Pilates instructor. She has been imparting the wonderful expertise of Joseph Pilates to her young clients for two years and loves her job. She believes, “You are never too young to start doing Pilates!”...

Coconut flour, unlike its other wheat-free flour alternatives, can be a little tricky to work with in the kitchen. Having said that, it is extremely nutritious and packed full of fiber, making it well worth learning your way around. This fruity recipe by Fabienne Sayarath of the Kitchen Faerie is...

There's a reason your girlfriend can’t get enough of mat classes—they work. From a stronger core to better sex, here's why Pilates is great for guys, too. While women tend to dominate mat classes, Pilates holds plenty of benefits for men. Whether you're a power lifter or prepping for your...

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...

Jade Chang started practicing Pilates over a year ago when a fellow golfer suggested she work on her core and flexibility in order to improve her game. She joined Flex and saw the benefits in less than two months, with improved flexibility and a longer range of drive. Anna Hui first...

When you’re expecting it can be tempting to focus on everything else other than exercise. You may also be wondering which are the safest sports to choose. Rest assured, Pilates is ideal for every trimester of your pregnancy, helping maintain your strength and flexibility, dispel aches and pains, stay connected...