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Tennis is a high speed, high impact game requiring mobility, flexibility and power. Pilates is a great way to boost your performance by improving spinal rotation and extension, abdominal control and muscle strength. Here are Flex’s 4 favourite exercise to help you with your tennis game. Perform them regularly for...

Tennis elbow is so yesterday. Today’s biggest complaint is ‘text neck’, a back, neck and headache issue (and an instant triple chin) thanks to our love of technology.   It’s such a problem – particularly with teenagers – that a US-based chiropractor, Dr. Dean Fishman, founded The Text Neck Institute as far...

Rhonda, a senior Pilates instructor at Flex, has been playing tennis her whole life, but she took it up again more seriously after having children eight years ago. She noticed that she approached her movement and her shots differently when using her Pilates knowledge. She’s noticed an improvement in flexibility...

Can you change your body in two weeks? You can – yet it has more to do with your mindset than your physical self. Why? To shape up in two weeks, you need to exercise intensively every day for at least two hours. The problem for many of us is THAT daily...

It’s not just what you eat. It’s also highly likely that it’s when. There are a few scientific global studies and researchers say more are needed, but so far, results show that eating irregularly – skipping meals and gorging at random times, for example, is linked to a higher risk...

How is your diet? Do you struggle to eat mostly healthy wholefoods? Are your veggies from supermarkets rather than farmer’s markets? Do you find it difficult to buy and eat organic in Hong Kong? And… are you under any stress? If the answer to any of these questions is a...

Just back from holidays and looking to get back into a workout routine? Then get your dancing shoes on! The newest member of the Flex Family, Elle Kealy, is here to inspire you. Elle, a super experienced performer and trainer, is now offering Corio classes – a mix of Core, Dance...

Step on to the mat in the middle of a challenging day and the world stills. Take a deep breath and the spirit rejoices, the mind calms and the body gets ready for a challenge. Yoga is one of the most empowering practices you can choose. Teaching discipline and self-control,...

Five years ago, Lisa Lam was working as a fashion buyer in Hong Kong. The hours were long and it was a stressful environment. “I was getting a lot of digestive issues and other health conditions to the point I knew I had to do something about it,” she says. As a start,...