We all need some downtime to reboot each week

We all need some downtime to reboot each week.
This includes a weekly Pilates class for me. .
If we keep our bodies reasonably fit and eat healthily,  then when we are super busy we are still able to cope when life becomes stressful.
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This is an exercise from my Wednesday physio reformer pilates class.
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This Pilates exercise strengthens arms, helps the movement and flexibility of a tight upper back, works the tum, core and glute muscles, the inner thighs and needs balance to be able to stand, twist and bend over. .
It's more difficult than it looks, especially when it's done slowly with control, holding out the platform steadily before returning it back in.
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This includes a weekly Pilates class for me. .
If we keep our bodies reasonably fit and eat healthily, then when we are super busy we are still able to cope when life becomes stressful.
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This is an exercise from my Wednesday physio reformer pilates class.
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This Pilates exercise strengthens arms, helps the movement and flexibility of a tight upper back, works the tum, core and glute muscles, the inner thighs and needs balance to be able to stand, twist and bend over. .
It’s more difficult than it looks, especially when it’s done slowly with control, holding out the platform steadily before returning it back in.
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#tbfriday This time last year! Looking forward to skating again @natural_history_museum skating rink London

This time last year!
Looking forward to skating again @natural_history_museum skating rink London.
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It's such fun and a good cardio, core and glute workout. You need to use your core together with your glutes for balance, strength and to keep upright.
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I do look quite serious but I'm properly concentrating on not only trying not to fall over myself but also on not knocking over any small children or even adults skating around holding onto their penguins for support.
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Have a good Friday! What are you doing that's out of your comfort zone this weekend? .
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It’s such fun and a good cardio, core and glute workout. You need to use your core together with your glutes for balance, strength and to keep upright.
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I do look quite serious but I’m properly concentrating on not only trying not to fall over myself but also on not knocking over any small children or even adults skating around holding onto their penguins for support.
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Have a good Friday! What are you doing that’s out of your comfort zone this weekend? .
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Today’s School speaker talk on Social Media and Body Image for year 6 girls (10 and 11 year olds) this morning

Today's School speaker talk on Social Media and Body Image for year 6 girls (10 and 11 year olds) this morning.
Discussing what's real and what's not. Filters and self image, self confidence and body confidence. How to make social media work for you in the future and not become addicted and have anxiety.
Thank you to @ursuline_prep school.
Loved interacting with your girls. They were beautifully behaved, interested and interesting, and asked me loads of questions after my presentation talk and told me some of their personal stories which all had positive endings. .
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Discussing what’s real and what’s not. Filters and self image, self confidence and body confidence. How to make social media work for you in the future and not become addicted and have anxiety.
Thank you to @ursuline_prep school.
Loved interacting with your girls. They were beautifully behaved, interested and interesting, and asked me loads of questions after my presentation talk and told me some of their personal stories which all had positive endings. .
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My healthy breakfast and supplements today

My healthy breakfast and supplements today.
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Hot water and lemon to start the day.
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Kefir with Source of Life Gold Liquid multivitamin. Kefir for gut health .
OMEGA EYE omega 3 especially for eye health
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Single Expresso .
2 organic egg omelette for protein intake with raw cows milk Gruyere ( for good gut health- not in you're pregnant) and spinach for additional iron, vitamins and good carbs.
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Hot water and lemon to start the day.
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Kefir with Source of Life Gold Liquid multivitamin. Kefir for gut health .
OMEGA EYE omega 3 especially for eye health
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Single Expresso .
2 organic egg omelette for protein intake with raw cows milk Gruyere ( for good gut health- not in you’re pregnant) and spinach for additional iron, vitamins and good carbs.
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Strong women

Strong women....
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Strong women have inner strength to face life's challenges as well as working towards core fitness body strength.
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Facing life head on requires a clear mind and strong body to be working together to be able to focus and achieve your goals.
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Strong women have inner strength to face life’s challenges as well as working towards core fitness body strength.
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Facing life head on requires a clear mind and strong body to be working together to be able to focus and achieve your goals.
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When you realise that your pilates core, tum and glutes exercises are not impressing your audience of one @misslucy_lou as she has decided to lie down and go to sleep

When you realise that your pilates core, tum and glutes exercises are not impressing your audience of one @misslucy_lou as she has decided to lie down and go to sleep....
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Back to a barrecore class today

Back to a barrecore class today.
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It's another birthday next week, (in my 60's) which reminds me that as we get older it's important to keep fit, healthy and mobile. For mind and body.
Even if the exercise is only a 20 minute brisk walk a day. Exercise should be a minimum of 3 times a week. .
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I like to mix up my fitness classes each week.  Each style of class has a different purpose. 
So today is barrecore which has core and glute work,  plies and sqats,  together with ballet style barre exercises and light weights for arms.
I do Pilates once a week for core and glute strength and spinal mobility. 
30 min boxing and HIIT workout once a week for cardio and also to help weight maintenance or loss. 
Horse riding is my occasional special feel good treat especially when It's riding along the beach. 
And then there's the dog that needs a walk.... What's your weekly fitness or exercise regime? And what's your favourite class?
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It’s another birthday next week, (in my 60’s) which reminds me that as we get older it’s important to keep fit, healthy and mobile. For mind and body.
Even if the exercise is only a 20 minute brisk walk a day. Exercise should be a minimum of 3 times a week. .
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I like to mix up my fitness classes each week. Each style of class has a different purpose.
So today is barrecore which has core and glute work, plies and sqats, together with ballet style barre exercises and light weights for arms.
I do Pilates once a week for core and glute strength and spinal mobility.
30 min boxing and HIIT workout once a week for cardio and also to help weight maintenance or loss.
Horse riding is my occasional special feel good treat especially when It’s riding along the beach.
And then there’s the dog that needs a walk…. What’s your weekly fitness or exercise regime? And what’s your favourite class?
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