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Pre and Post Natal Reformer Pilates at Body Smart

Launching this month, we have added a new, specialised program to our Reformer Pilates timetable - Pre and Post natal Reformer Pilates - to provide a fun and safe workout for women in all stages of pregnancy and beyond.

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Can Exercise Help Prevent or Delay the Onset of Alzheimer's?

In the words of Alexander Pope… “Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.” There’s been a lot of curiosity around whether exercise can help prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s. Since the brain is a physical organ and can be exercised through learning but like all of the organs in our bodies (our hearts and lungs for example) our brains are an adaptable, trainable organ too, and it can respond positively to physical exercise. In fact every thought, idea, feeling or realization is your brain exercising, burning energy and growing stronger.

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Meet The Body Smart Team: Ken Elumba

This week on the blog we caught up with our Ken, one of our brilliant Body Smart Exercise Physiologists. Learn more about Ken, his top tips for a successful exercise program and his favourite thing about working at Body Smart.

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Body Smart Success Stories - Rona

We love helping people achieve their health and fitness goals, and that’s why we do what we do! So, we want to start sharing some of their success stories on the blog so you can see for yourself that fantastic results they have achieved from working regularly with one of our Exercise Physiologists.

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5 Stretches To Improve Flexibility

We spend a lot of time sitting down these days, whether it’s on the couch at home, driving, or at a desk. All of this sitting puts a lot of stress on our body, can shorten muscles and can work against our natural position and posture. Stressful and busy lives also have an effect on our body and can negatively impact the flexibility of our muscles.

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