Children's rehabilitation with pilates
Pilates is a great exercise for children that can help them improve their strength, flexibility, and balance. But did you know that Pilates can also be used for rehabilitation? One of the best tools for children's rehabilitation is the Pilates reformer. In this blog post, we'll talk about how the Pilates reformer can be used for children's rehabilitation. The Pilates reformer is a piece of equipment that looks like a bed with a sliding carriage and ropes or straps for resistance. It is an excellent tool for children's rehabilitation because it can be adjusted to accommodate different levels of strength and flexibility. The reformer is used to improve core strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination, which are all essential components of rehabilitation. Here are some ways the Pilates reformer can be used for children's rehabilitation.
Strengthening the Core
The core muscles are the muscles that support the spine and help maintain good posture. Children who have back pain or spinal injuries can benefit greatly from exercises that strengthen the core muscles. The Pilates reformer can be used to perform exercises that target the core muscles and improve posture. Exercises like the Hundred, Leg Circles, and Planks can be done on the reformer to strengthen the core muscles.
Children who have been injured may experience tight muscles that can hinder their recovery. Stretching exercises on the Pilates reformer can help to improve flexibility and reduce muscle tightness. Exercises like the Mermaid, Long Stretch, and Spine Stretch can be done on
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Working out at home is a great way to enjoy fitness and wellbeing benefits and work towards your goals. Whether it’s weight loss, time out, stress management, maintaining healthy joints or improving your mobility, we have you covered.
We often get asked, ‘which treadmill is best for me?, ‘which is the best treadmill for home?’ and ‘how can I get a cheap home treadmill that is still great quality?’
Vitality 4 Life has a complete range of high quality home treadmills or as some may call them ‘running machines’ to suit your needs, each with a 5 year warranty you can trust.
There are 11 home treadmills in our AbodeFit Health range and the great thing is you can choose a basic walking treadmill which is suited for those who simply want a light walk and to get active, all the way up to those who enjoy running and fitness programs.
All treadmills are easy to get going, some being foldable treadmills and portable treadmills too.
We have listed below the key features and benefits for each treadmill so you can decide which one suits your goals and needs the best.
Best treadmill for Weight Loss
Weight loss is the number one goal for a lot of our customers. All of the treadmills will achieve this goal so it is dependent on a few things such as your overall fitness level and ability.
For some, just being able to walk comfortably to get their daily exercise is enough. Our range of walking treadmills that reach speeds from 6km to 8km per hour are ideal. If you require a handrail to feel safe during your work out we would recommend our WS 570, Ws470 or WS770.
For those that want to both walk and run we have treadmills that reach up to 12km per hour. This way your treadmill can help you all the way on your fitness journey from walking to running as you gain greater fitness levels. Our top of the range WS610, WS810 and WS830 are durable, quiet, foldable and have easy to use touch screen controls and safety keys
Instead of just wishing good vibes to a loved one at Christmas how about giving them a Vibroslim vibration machine.
A personal Vibration machine is the perfect way to gift the feel good vibes to people we love. We all know how hard it is to remain active around Christmas and we are really busy too. Choosing a personal fitness machine for your family member or friend as a Christmas gift can help them to stay fit and keep the weight down by jiggling all the way through Christmas.
The good thing about having personal exercise equipment at home is the opportunity to just jump on any time you have a moment. Exercising up to 30 minutes a day has huge health benefits. Taking a few minutes here and there between all the things we need to get done can balance out our holiday food challenges.
Vibration machines are gentle on joints and are a low-impact form of training, meaning VibroSlim machines are suitable for anyone, including Grandma, through to conditioned athletes who are able to adjust the settings and add extensive exercises and accessories to get a more intense workout.
Help your family or friends to jiggle their way to a healthier happier them. Even at Christmas.
The Vitality4Life WalkSlim walking treadmill is a compact, foldable motorised treadmill featuring a built-in calorie counter so you can track your results, an LED touchscreen display and a remote control.
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By Guest Blogger: Vanessa Bartlett
Lifestyle Coach, Writer,
Today there is no doubt that stress is on the rise. Our bodies and minds are pushed to the limit with busy schedules, family life, work, social activities, running around, not to mention the impact of being online and needing to keep up with our profiles there as well. It's hard getting back into exercise.
Exercise is of course an excellent way to increase our stamina and fitness and help reduce stress for our body and mind. What I often see come up today though, is the impact of different types of exercise on our bodies.
You see, each form of exercise has its own benefits and any exercise is better than none! So certainly getting back into exercise and moving in one way or another, your health depends on it.
There are situations though where the higher impact types of movement may not be suitable for you. Let’s say you have had an injury, an illness, a bad knee or hip, or a long break from exercise. Your walking may have even been impaired, so even getting out for this simple activity could be difficult or impossible. These are just some of the factors which could deter you from any getting back into exercise at all, let alone doing fast, high impact jumping and loaded movements.
Easy exercise at home after baby or any break from exercise..
by Guest Blogger - Vanessa Bartlett
Presenter, Author, Instructor
'VanessaB Health & Pilates'
After I had my first baby it was super tricky getting back into exercise. In fact, I couldn’t walk properly for three months, had abdominal separation and back pain.
I wanted to walk, but even going up the driveway was hard for so long!
Not only that, but the time I used to have for exercise was reduced by at least half or more. Realistically, getting in 10 minutes was a huge achievement of just some light bodyweight exercises.
Then it dawned on me.
Why was I worrying about this and stressing about getting out with the baby all the time? I love exercising at home at my own convenience, so I got a Vitality4life WalkSlim Home Treadmill.
Now, as a personal trainer who needed to get back into exercise myself I knew I needed to get my cardio up again to shed a few kilos, get fitter and build up my body again without any heavy loads or impact.
Running was out of the question due to a back injury and weakened pelvic floor, plus I much preferred walking anyway.
As soon as I got this treadmill I loved it.
Why? Because it was simple to set up and use to exercise at home.
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Most professionals agree that there are many health benefits with regular infrared sauna use. From muscle relief to heart health, from stress relief to looking feeling younger using an infrared sauna regularly can improve our quality of life. These days, however, as we are surrounded by many man made products that produce electromagnetic fields (EMF) we may need to think about lowering our exposure. Using a low EMF Infrared sauna can help keep our exposure to a minimum.
What is EMF?
EMF stands for electromagnetic force (or electromotive force). EMF is found in the natural world by sources such as the local build-up of electric charge in the atmosphere associated with thunderstorms. The earth's magnetic field is used by birds and fish for navigation. They are also emitted from our manufactured products and our own bodies. Mobile phones, television, computers, kitchen appliances, power points etc all emit EMF's in regulated low ranges. EMF is present in just about any situation where electricity is used and is, therefore, part of everyone’s everyday life. Some believe that due to our modern lifestyles and constant contact with EMF it could be dangerous to our health. Some studies have shown a correlation between exposure to EMF and incidences of leukemia and some other cancers, fatigue, stress, and even infertility.
The greater the electric current the stronger the EMF and as you sit for prolonged periods of time in a sauna close to the heater you may be exposed to greater levels. Choosing a low EFM infrared sauna and reducing your exposure allows you to reap the health benefits of sauna but keeps you safe f
Where did Pilates all begin?
Joseph Hubertus Pilates was born in Germany in 1883. As a child, Joe suffered many ailments including asthma so he turned to exercise and athletics to help. He studied various exercise routines and was transfixed with the idea of the classical Greek ideal of man with a balanced mind, body and spirit. Hence Pilates was born.
In 1912 Joe went to the U.K working as a defense instructor at Scotland Yard but at the outbreak of World War I he was interned as an “enemy alien”. Rather than wallow he refined his ideas by training other internees by rigging springs to hospital beds to enable patients to exercise against resistance. These contraptions were the innovation behind later equipment designs.
In 1926 Joe headed to America meeting his wife Clara along the way. When they arrived they opened a studio near the New York ballet. This lead to many dancers and other athletes becoming his clients. Some of those clients then went on to open their own studios throughout the U.S.
Then Hollywood came calling and where the stars go the media follows. The pilates business boomed and entered the fitness mainstream. These days in Australia over 2.9% of the adult population participate in Pilates pra
According to Diabetes Australia many of us are unaware that we have diabetes or are heading in that direction.
A recent study at Austin Health, a major tertiary health service in Melbourne’s north-east, found that 34% of patients in our hospitals had diabetes. Surprisingly, 5% of these people had silent, undiagnosed type 2 diabetes that was only detected after they were admitted to hospital. An estimated 500,000 of us are living with silent, undiagnosed diabetes at great risk to our health.
Diabetes Australia's research has shown a worrying level of community antipathy toward type 2 diabetes even though 2 million of us are at high risk. Apparently diabetes 2 rates low in our consideration of our own health despite it being the leading cause of blindness, limb amputation, heart attack and kidney failure. Even though this disease can have a major impact on a person's whole life we think money, meaningful relationships, freedom to travel etc, are more important than managing our health to avoid it.
In type 2 diabetes, your pancreas is still working but not as effectively as it needs to. This means your body is building insulin resistance and is unable to effectively convert glucose into energy leaving too much glucose in the blood. Type 2 diabetes can sometimes initially be managed through changes to lifestyle including a healthy diet and regular exercise.
One of most important ways to
If any vegetable deserves it’s own day, it's the carrot. The original superstar of the juicing world with its impressive powers has every right to be recognised. The humble carrot packs an impressive, colourful punch and has many health benefits. Carrot juice is the perfect natural weight loss drink too.
Instagram is turning orange for International Carrot Day and we can see why.
12 reasons to love carrots and carrot juice…
- One carrot counts as one serving of our daily veggies.
- Orange carrots are a great source of beta-carotene. Plant pigments carotenoids and beta-carotene were first discovered in carrots hence their names.
- Our bodies turn beta-carotene into vitamin A which is important for our health, especially eyes, bones, teeth and skin.
- Purple carrots contain purple pigments called anthocyanins, which act as anti-oxidants that protect the body.
- Carrots are a good source of fiber, helping maintain a healthy digestive system.
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