6 Exercises To Avoid Neck Pain Whilst Working From Home

6 Exercises To Avoid Neck Pain Whilst Working From Home

Following the governments newly issued advice, we appreciate many of our clients will now be working from home. One of the big issues people find when doing this is they often end up working from laptops which promotes poor posture and can cause neck pain. Please...
Keeping Your Legs Strong Whilst Self-Isolating

Keeping Your Legs Strong Whilst Self-Isolating

We understand it is a worrying time for many of our clients, both for their own health and the health of their families. At Katie Bell we emphasise the importance of keeping active at all ages; however, with the current government advice, this is getting ever more...
Pilates: Core Activation vs. Bracing

Pilates: Core Activation vs. Bracing

Why harder levels don’t mean you are going to get better quicker! Pilates is a mind-body exercise technique that emphasises the importance of beginning movement from a central core of stability. The overall aims of pilates are to develop the deep, postural...
Pilates Equipment: An Overview Of The Magic Circle

Pilates Equipment: An Overview Of The Magic Circle

What is the Magic Circle? The magic circle is a circular shaped resistance equipment which is a popular addition to matwork pilates classes. The circle is made from a relatively flexible material and is designed to provide a variable amount of resistance, dependent on...
Sheffield Half Marathon – Training Advice #3

Sheffield Half Marathon – Training Advice #3

Only 3½ weeks to go until race day! Now’s the time when our training really starts to pick up, as we battle the tough hill sessions taking 1 step forward and 2 steps back in this blasting wind!! It’s important in these final few weeks that we don’t over exert...