A simple Pilates bridge to engage the glute posterior muscles

A simple Pilates bridge to engage the glute posterior muscles.

Feet hip width apart, Raise your bottom up into bridge,, lift your leg up, making sure you don't drop your hip.
You will see I dropped slightly more on one side than the other as that's my weaker side at the moment.
Try to place your foot down gently.
You only need to do 2 lifts each time before you come down, relax and reset.

Feet hip width apart, Raise your bottom up into bridge,, lift your leg up, making sure you don’t drop your hip.
You will see I dropped slightly more on one side than the other as that’s my weaker side at the moment.
Try to place your foot down gently.
You only need to do 2 lifts each time before you come down, relax and reset.

Physio pilates rehab

Physio pilates rehab.

Basic core and glute strengthening exercise.
Alternate leg lifts, transferring weight from leg to leg engaging glutes whilst pulling down on a taut band. This helps engage the core.

With thanks to @bh_beyondhealth

Basic core and glute strengthening exercise.
Alternate leg lifts, transferring weight from leg to leg engaging glutes whilst pulling down on a taut band. This helps engage the core.

With thanks to @bh_beyondhealth

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Brunch by the beach with @misslucy_lou 
Not raining again yet! 

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Brunch by the beach with @misslucy_lou
Not raining again yet!

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Physio exercise for rehab

Physio exercise for rehab.

When you have a knee injury, unable to exercise as usual, and you're  hyper-mobile, muscles quickly switch off especially the glute, core and hamstrings. 
It's starting over again with the most basic fitness exercises.

To kick start muscle memory and functionality, tie a stretchy band knotted at the ends over a door frame, and pull down.
Then weight transfer from leg to leg and lift knee. The action of pulling on the bands will help switch on and engage core and glutes.

When you have a knee injury, unable to exercise as usual, and you’re hyper-mobile, muscles quickly switch off especially the glute, core and hamstrings.
It’s starting over again with the most basic fitness exercises.

To kick start muscle memory and functionality, tie a stretchy band knotted at the ends over a door frame, and pull down.
Then weight transfer from leg to leg and lift knee. The action of pulling on the bands will help switch on and engage core and glutes.

Wednesday filming day

Wednesday filming day.

Even when you're filming a TV commercial in a studio and breakfast is served up for the crew members,  it's possible not to choose the bacon butty but have the healthy protein and low carb option.

Even when you’re filming a TV commercial in a studio and breakfast is served up for the crew members, it’s possible not to choose the bacon butty but have the healthy protein and low carb option.

When you have a knee injury and are frustrated by pain, not being able to function normally on a daily basis, get around easily or exercise, its so important to stay positive and motivated

When you have a knee injury and are frustrated by pain, not being able to function normally on a daily basis, get around easily or exercise, 
its so important to stay positive and motivated. 
Also to be careful in your mindset and reinforce the power of a positive outcome with what yoi say.

Also to be careful in your mindset and reinforce the power of a positive outcome with what yoi say.