Pilates reformer exercise on Thursday

Pilates reformer exercise on Thursday..
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Two versions of the Scooter. 
Good for core stability, balance, hip flexors, flexibility and glutes.
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With thanks to @lukemeessmann 
@absolutestudios
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Two versions of the Scooter.
Good for core stability, balance, hip flexors, flexibility and glutes.
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With thanks to @lukemeessmann
@absolutestudios

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Chilling with @missmollysmusings After a Qi Gong class

Chilling with @missmollysmusings 
After a Qi Gong class.
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Qi Gong is a centurires-old Chinese mind-body spirit practice that can improve mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement and breathing.
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I like to vary the types of exercise I do, from the meditative to the body-aligning and strengthening to the aerobic. .
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@marksandspencer sweater ( past season on sale)

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Qi Gong is a centurires-old Chinese mind-body spirit practice that can improve mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement and breathing.
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I like to vary the types of exercise I do, from the meditative to the body-aligning and strengthening to the aerobic. .
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@marksandspencer sweater ( past season on sale)

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Road-testing the Body Ballancer treatment at the Private Clinic, Harley st, London

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You can see me in my video clip wearing the inflating Body Ballancer compression garment during the 45 min treatment session.
(Definitely not looking my most glam today-) .
The gentle, rhythmic inflating action felt relaxing as it gave my body- from toes to tum- a circulation-boosting lymphatic drainage massage.
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This can improve the appearance of cellulite and skin quality, reduce bloating and help fluid retention, even taking you down a dress size before a red carpet event. .
It can be used after sport to help muscle recovery by eliminating toxins more speedily through the improved lymphatic drainage system. .
It’s the go-to body contouring treatment for many celebrities.
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Due also to the improvement of increased oxygenated blood flow, this treatment can also help speed up healing and reduce inflammation after any fat-freezing, laser, or ultrasound liposculpture treatments. .
I have tried over the years – manual lymphatic drainage massages and Endermology treatments to help improve cellulite, and the Universal Contour Bodywrap.
but the Body Ballancer treatment is much more pleasant and relaxing and you don’t even have to undress. .
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@bodyballancer
@theprivateclinic

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Sometimes we all need to stop and take stock of where we are now and where we would like to be

Sometimes we all need to stop and take stock of where we are now and where we would like to be... say in three months, six months, a year.
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The start of this new decade 2020 can fill us with renewed hopes and expectations. 
But be realistic in your aspirations.
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Keep visualising......the possibilities:
Make your visualizations a reality.
Could it be.....
A new romantic partner in your life.
An abundance of money flooding in to pay bills.
A fitter body achieved with a new healthy lifestyle and exercise.
An exciting job you would like to be offered.
But 
Give your dreams a chance to be fulfilled. 
Rome wasn't built in a day and it's still only the 2nd week of January. 
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Photo by @rory_photo
.. say in three months, six months, a year.
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The start of this new decade 2020 can fill us with renewed hopes and expectations.
But be realistic in your aspirations.
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Keep visualising……the possibilities:
Make your visualizations a reality.
Could it be…..
A new romantic partner in your life.
An abundance of money flooding in to pay bills.
A fitter body achieved with a new healthy lifestyle and exercise.
An exciting job you would like to be offered.
But
Give your dreams a chance to be fulfilled.
Rome wasn’t built in a day and it’s still only the 2nd week of January.
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Photo by @rory_photo

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Small steps

Small steps.
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When life is tough don't give up.
It's easy in January to make all those unrealistic  resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
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It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything........
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Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin  on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo





#self-esteem

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When life is tough don’t give up.
It’s easy in January to make all those unrealistic resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
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It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything……..
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Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo

#self-esteem

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I’m road testing two brand new nutritional supplements this week

I’m road testing two brand new nutritional supplements this week.

This one is called Zenii and can help plump and hydrate the skin. Good skin care isn’t just about the beauty products you put on your skin- but living a healthy lifestyle with attention to the food you eat and how much water you drink.

As we age the skin loses its collagen, elastin & hyaluronic acid content. So this is a supplement that aims to address these issues.

ProHydrate by ZENii
contains:
Hyaluronic acid to help maintain skin hydration.
Coconut water also for skin rehydration.
MSM as an anti-inflammatory and skin detoxificator.
Vitamin C as an antioxidant.
Zinc for healing and rejuvenation.

I would think that the results of any course of supplements or treatments will be more apparent and keep improving after a couple of months rather than in just one month. But we all have to start somewhere.

Zenii ProHydrate is available from John Bell and Croyden in London and online.
I’ll let you know my own results in a month.

@johnbellandcroyden
@zeniilondon

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#tbthursdays 9 years ago when I was guest presenter for QVC TV shopping channel for @bobmackie fashion

9 years ago when I was guest presenter for QVC TV shopping channel for @bobmackie fashion. .
I would show how clothes can flatter and sculpt your body shape to attract the eye to your best bits and detract from those you like least.
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Dressing cleverly is all about creating an illusion whatever your body shape.
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Everyone can dress to be the best versions of themselves with no need to use apps or filters on their social media posts.
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No celebrity I have ever dressed in all my 30 years as a celebrity stylist has had a perfect body.  We are all unique and should embrace our own individuality. .
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I would show how clothes can flatter and sculpt your body shape to attract the eye to your best bits and detract from those you like least.
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Dressing cleverly is all about creating an illusion whatever your body shape.
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Everyone can dress to be the best versions of themselves with no need to use apps or filters on their social media posts.
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No celebrity I have ever dressed in all my 30 years as a celebrity stylist has had a perfect body. We are all unique and should embrace our own individuality. .
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#tbthursdays

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Sometime around the year 2000.  When my hair was thicker and I could wear it longer. .
We never appreciate what we have or how we look at the time until we look back. Then it's too late. . .
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Sometime around the year 2000. When my hair was thicker and I could wear it longer. .
We never appreciate what we have or how we look at the time until we look back. Then it’s too late. . .
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What do you wear for a Summer garden party?

What do you wear for a Summer garden party? .
A spotty linen dress from Zara ( this Season) 
Belt Gucci
Shoes Vince Camuto .
At the Hurlingham Club Aspell Tennis watching Nadal and Celic play.
Videos in my stories.
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A spotty linen dress from Zara ( this Season)
Belt Gucci
Shoes Vince Camuto .
At the Hurlingham Club Aspell Tennis watching Nadal and Celic play.
Videos in my stories.
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