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Welcome to the PR Fitness Blog. Since I spend most of my spare time researching the latest physical conditioning, nutrition and healthy living issues; I want to share this information. I will try to make the blogs both interesting and topical and  try to dispel some of the myths that surround those issues. Enjoy amigos!

Recent blog entries

Post date: Sunday, 29 April, 2012 - 16:09

Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food’ – Hippocrates
 
Why do we train? Further, do we do everything necessary to maximise our workouts? People train to look good, improve sporting performance or the quality of their life by keeping healthy. Training takes time, organisation and effort; yet people compromise this by an inadequate diet. Here’s how I personally view diet and exercise, bearing in mind this is a very basic overview
 

Post date: Saturday, 21 April, 2012 - 08:17

‘A man’s reach should never exceed his grasp’
Robert Browning
 
The famous rock climber Alain Robert, the ‘French Spiderman,’ who has free climbed (without ropes or any form of aid) some of the world’s tallest buildings, and  extremely difficult rock climbs, is 66% disabled due to vertigo, as well as other things. However, he climbs 4 to 5 grades harder than me (at least). Conclusion: I need to train harder. Alain kind of takes away all the excuses for not pushing your limits doesn’t he?
 

Post date: Sunday, 15 April, 2012 - 12:24

 
Sorry seems to be the hardest word’
 
Elton John
 
WHY I’M AGAINST ‘DROP IN’ OR LARGE CLASS SIZE PILATES
 

Post date: Saturday, 14 April, 2012 - 20:27

 
IF MY EXERCISE REGIME IS WEARING OUT
MY JOINTS: WHAT DO I DO ABOUT IT?
 
‘I don’t care if it hurts, I want to have control. I want a perfect body, I want a perfect soul.’                        Radiohead: Creep
 

Post date: Friday, 6 April, 2012 - 17:27

 
PILATES-THE ESSENCE OF EXERCISE
 
I wish I had a £5 note for every time someone asked ‘What’s Pilates about then?’ I’d be driving a Porsche at the very least and those who ever sat in my passenger seat know only too well how frightening that could be. Indeed some of my friends have suggested I use the hazard warning lights instead of the indicators to give other motorists a fighting chance. Very unfair. Anyway, I digress. The Pilates Foundation (2011) describes Pilates as:
 

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