What makes sitting so bad for you?

What makes sitting so bad for you?

Mon 16th Dec 2013

Sitting for extended periods of time is an independent risk factor for poor health and premature death Even if you exercise regularly, if you uninterruptedly sit for a great percentage of the time, you’re still at an increased risk of dying prematurely Research shows that seniors who live a gen...

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Busy Sunday!

Busy Sunday!

Mon 4th Nov 2013

Thank you to all of you who came to our Sunday reformer sessions yesterday. We had 18 people enjoy a good workout and stretch out on the reformers with myself, Jane and Pauline taking them through their paces. The feedback was so positive, it was an energetic , fun day followed up at 5pm by Trace...

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 Varnish wins fourth British title

Varnish wins fourth British title

Mon 30th Sep 2013

Jess Varnish claimed her fourth title at the British National Track Championship as Laura Trott and Jason Kenny also secured gold medals. Varnish won the keirin to add to her national crowns in the 500m time trial, the individual sprint and team sprint. Trott won the team pursuit with Elinor Ba...

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Le Mans: Chi Fung Takes The Win, Sam West takes second

Le Mans: Chi Fung Takes The Win, Sam West takes second

Fri 27th Sep 2013

Ho Chi Fung now leads the European Championship after taking first place in Le Mans today, while Sam West and Rhalf Lo Turco took second and third respectively. Chi Fung didn’t have the greatest start and lost his position to West at the first corner but it wasn’t long before his AC-motore...

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BRITISH NATIONAL TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS NEWS

BRITISH NATIONAL TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS NEWS

Fri 27th Sep 2013

Venue: Manchester Velodrome Date: 25-29 September Ed Clancy and Jess Varnish both claimed gold at the British National Track Cycling Championships on Wednesday. Double Olympic gold medallist Clancy, 28, claimed the open pursuit event in four minutes and 26.015 seconds. Varnish, 22, won the w...

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Pilates for 2 wheel racers

Pilates for 2 wheel racers

Wed 4th Sep 2013

Thousands of sports fans will understand how much training and commitment there is to be at the leading edge of cycling, but do people realise that the same goes for motorbikes with engines as well as bicycles with pedals? British Superbike racer Sam West, GB Track sprint cyclist Jessica Varnish...

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Inspirational people

Inspirational people

Wed 4th Sep 2013

Over the summer I have had the chance to catch up with friends who inspire and rejuvenate my thinking and practice. It's difficult for us to get together as we're all busy working.One friend was teaching Pilates in Hong Kong and it's a delight to have her back over here, her sense of humour and r...

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Quench your thirst

Quench your thirst

Fri 12th Jul 2013

I saw Linda Barker cooking on TV this morning. It seems everyone is a chef these days. Now as my children will no doubt confirm my talents in the culinary department are not the best but I do have an amazing recipe for a thirst quenching (non alcoholic) summer drink and it's easier than diving of...

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Jenny's (Monday 9.45am class) garden is open this weekend!

Jenny's (Monday 9.45am class) garden is open this weekend!

Mon 8th Jul 2013

Could you please mention to the class that our garden is open for the National Gardens Scheme Charity on Sat and Sun afternoon 13/14th July ,and, that if anyone would like to see it but cannot make this weekend just phone or email me…info in Yellow book.Thank you very much. Jenny Lloyd jenny....

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Wilmslow Gardens Open in aid of Wells in Africa

Wilmslow Gardens Open in aid of Wells in Africa

Wed 5th Jun 2013

“17 beautiful local gardens around Wilmslow will be open on Saturday, 29th of June between 11 and 4.30. An opportunity to wander round amazing gardens from small cottage gardens, acre country gardens, to a garden with a working narrow gauge model railway! A fun day out for all the family. And ...

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