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I exercise already- so why Pilates?

I exercise already- so why Pilates?

‘I exercise already- so why Pilates?’ The simple answer is to give your body balance and longevity. We’ll explain. Do you do lots of high intensity workouts? Good on you- you must be insanely cardiovascularly fit but you are at risk of muscle strain...
HIIT- use science to maximise fitness

HIIT- use science to maximise fitness

HIIT High Intensity Interval Training is ultra-efficient. It’s hard and it hurts but it’s over with pretty quickly. And the benefits are brilliant for the amount of time spent training. HIIT is quick bursts of extreme physical exertion. Simple movements...
Frankie talks Teen Yoga

Frankie talks Teen Yoga

Our One Grove Yoga Manager, Frankie, talks Teen Yoga… ‘We all know the benefits of yoga on our mind and body – calmer mind, longer and stronger muscles that are more resilient to injury – but the number of adults I teach who talk about how they wish they’d...
Pilates- it’s a man’s sport

Pilates- it’s a man’s sport

Think Pilates is just for girls? Think again. Its founder, Joseph Pilates, was a whisky-drinking body-builder and martial arts expert who was recruited by Scotland Yard to teach self-defence. He developed his proto-type exercise machines whilst interned in a prisoner...
Why we bothered creating a Pilates space

Why we bothered creating a Pilates space

With Pilates classes running in every upstairs pub room, village hall and sweaty gym floor, you might wonder why we bothered creating a dedicated Pilates space. But to accept just a thin mat and a bare floor as a Pilates class is to not have had a true Pilates mat...