Clinical Rehabilitation Pilates @ APSC

Clinical Pilates is a type of low impact exercise which is suitable for all age groups and abilities and is based on the traditional Pilates method and exercises first introduced by Joseph Pilates. Clinical Pilates focuses on core stability and strength, hip and pelvic stability and strength, postural retraining, flexibility, spinal mobility, breathing and relaxation. … Continue reading Clinical Rehabilitation Pilates @ APSC

Joseph Pilates – The man behind it all

The Pilates method of exercise has become increasingly popular over the past 10 years even though it has been around since the 1930's. Pilates studios are being opened all across Ireland offering different types of Mat and Equipment based classes. The benefits of Pilates are numerous and what I love most about it is that it is … Continue reading Joseph Pilates – The man behind it all

Marathon Blog: Foam Rolling for Recovery and Optimised Performance

With the Dublin City Marathon only over a month away, participants will be into the final weeks of training and preparation and will want to feel 100% before the 26.2 mile event on the 30th of October. In our last blog we talked about soft tissue massage, its effects on both recovery and preparation and when is the … Continue reading Marathon Blog: Foam Rolling for Recovery and Optimised Performance

Marathon Blog: The Benefits of Massage

Soft tissue massage is one of the oldest forms of healing in the world but can sometimes be overlooked as advances in modern medicine occur. Despite this, soft tissue massage has also made some advances in its research, techniques and practice. Massage is best described as "the physical action performed on the connective tissues of … Continue reading Marathon Blog: The Benefits of Massage