EATING & LIVING; PILATES

These days people function so much on autopilot without much thought to what they eat, drink and how they move. People as a whole eat too much, and food choices are dictated more by convenience and costs rather than health and wellbeing. I’ll be honest — I am not a fan of trending diets and not at all calories conscious — albeit consuming or burning. I am a cynical generalist when it comes to diets and exercise, preferring to defer to how I ‘feel’ to determine what is good, bad, beautiful or ugly for my health and body.

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PILATES & WHITEWATER

PILATES & WHITEWATER

Of late I have been obsessing over my new found passion — whitewater kayaking. One might mistake its overtaken my love for Pilates, however this couldn’t be further from the truth. If anything it reaffirms my belief in the value of the Pilates method as a formidable strength training program that is intelligent and transferable.

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WHAT IS THE PILATES' POWERHOUSE?

WHAT IS THE PILATES' POWERHOUSE?

I get a lot of people say to me ‘Pilates — it’s great for your core’. The (exercise) world is full of gimmicks, fads and tag lines— so I often wonder if they actually understand what that means.

As much as I would like say Pilates is more than just exercise (which it is), I have come to accept that Pilates is first and foremost about exercise. It is about body conditioning, strength training and at the ‘core’ of it is the ‘powerhouse’.

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