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Nutrition for Immunity

Every morning I wake up to messages on all my Whatsapp groups proclaiming XYZ food substance as the new superfood which will make me immune to COVID-19. Don’t you get these messages too? If I have even a tiny inkling of their potency, I would have brewed the ultimate decoction...

Immunity

Let’s talk immunity!

With the lockdown easing and economic activities resuming, we all have breathed a sigh of relief. Phew, you can finally step out for a walk and to buy things you need. Does this mean the pandemic is over? No, not at all. There is high speculation by experts that we...

Real Men Do Pilates

Pilates can help men achieve their Ideal Body

Real men do Pilates. No, we aren’t challenging your manhood but we are challenging you to try Pilates. Yes, it’s not easy, albeit it might look so. If you can do deadlifts in the gym, you can surely do the teaser on the mat. Or can you? If you want...

Pilates and Flexibility

Flexibility affects Function

A few months back there was a video circulating on social media where one guy challenged a body-builder to remove a sticker from his mid-back. That beefed-up guy tried every move but he barely reached the top of his neck and lower back with his palms. While the other guy,...

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Pilates for Seniors: Is it suitable for them?

Ageing is a fact of life. And the degenerative process of ageing starts as early as our mid-30s. There is gradual wear and tear of muscles and loss of muscle tone. As you approach your 60s, you could experience stiffness of joints, loss of bone density, lack of balance and...

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Pilates and More

Picture courtesy Grindstore.com What do you get if you put together a lot of pies and lattés? Not very much, aside from increased girth and potential heart attacks… But not all combinations have such unfortunate consequences. At Moushu’s Pilates, we have a range of Pilates-related workouts that you may enjoy...

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The Balance Challenge

When we are walking on the pavement and our feet suddenly sink into sand or gravel, we continue to walk without realising the adjustments our body just made to balance itself. We are so accustomed to certain movements that we take good balance for granted until certain obstacles or physical...

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Pilates for Children: Simple Home Workouts

Keeping children occupied is a task. Ask the mothers of young children. They are bursting with energy but the current sedentary lifestyle provides limited avenues for them to channelise their curiosity and vigour. With everything moving online, including education, children these days are increasingly glued to screens. And once you...

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Hypermobility: Are you flexible or hypermobile?

Do you remember your school days? Naïve and boastful kids, all trying to one-up the other. There was always that one child who could do weird tricks with his or her body and garner a collective “wow” from the crowd. Some of these “contortionist tricks” would include bending the thumb...

Scoliosis of spine can be helped by Pilates

Scoliosis and spine health

Embrace your curves, they say. And why shouldn’t we! Curves are beautiful, albiet the natural ones. If curves are the abnormal curvature of the spine, it is a cause for concern. In this blog, we shall discuss Scoliosis, a deformity of the spine and how to alleviate it. The spine...