May 28, 2013

it’s all about “core conditioning” fo...

By now we’ve all heard the latest buzzword in fitness – the Core. We know core conditioning is important, and some of us may even have rushed out and bought the revolutionary Swiss ball, or joined a Pilates workout in an attempt to strengthen our core. Although fitness experts agree that strengthening the core is […]
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May 26, 2013

the hundred pilates dubai teams up with lorna jane acti...

  Have you noticed that our instructors have been looking rather fantastic of late in their new work out wear / branded uniforms ??  Thanks to our Owner & Founder Asma Lootah at The Hundred Pilates Studio in Dubai, who believes in investing in and caring for her team, a recent collaboration with Lorna Jane […]
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May 17, 2013

delicious dairy-free vegan queso dip for cheese lovers ...

Now, even if you are not a vegan, or a vegetarian, this much healthier and dairy-free option is a great substitute when you’re craving a cheese dip. It is a delicious, lighter and satisfying dip substitute to processed cheese using healthy cashews instead, yes, cashews! Easy to prepare and so creamy and delicious, this lower […]
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May 5, 2013

oh my….raw chocolate brownies!

At The Hundred we decided to give into ‘healthy’ temptation and whip up Derryn Brown – UAE Best Personal Trainer‘s latest guilt-free treat which is a delicious chocolate brownie recipe whizzed in the vitamix machine (use a normal blending machine if you do not own a Vitamix).
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May 5, 2013

time to spiral & tone with sara davis at our relau...

They may look like upscale torture chambers in polished wood, but Gyrotonic aims to ease your pain, not to cause it. The words “gyro” (spiral) and “tonic” (tone), Gyrotonic promises to enhance range of motion, balance and coordination, to stretch and strengthen muscles and tendons, and to articulate and mobilize joints. “The machines are built […]
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April 13, 2013

our pilates client speaks out after a healthy baby deli...

“I have been doing pilates at the Hundred Pilates Studio Dubai for 3 years. I wanted to strengthen my core muscles and in general, also be fit. When I was pregnant I did a few sessions a week and felt it really helped me keep fit and prepare me for the birth. Whilst pregnant, I didn’t […]
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April 8, 2013

the art of breathing in pilates

expert q&a with sian collins from the hundred pilates studio in dubai:the proper pilates breathing method In essence, breathing is the movement of air in and out of the lungs and such a fundamental part of everything we do. Breathing can be controlled both consciously and unconsciously. Most of the times in exercise our breathing […]
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April 8, 2013

the fascia, the anatomy trains and the pilates methodol...

Re-storing, re-forming and re-setting the Fascia Fascia is the sheath of connective tissue that covers everything in our bodies–from our organs to our muscles. In the picture above, the white areas that are visible attaching to muscles are dense collections of fascia.
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April 8, 2013

chocolate crunchies – the sweet side of chocolate

Here is a healthy and delicious Chocolate Crunchies recipe to try that includes dark chocolate and many other beneficial ingredients.You can make a batch, cut it up and keep it in the freezer. It can also be served from frozen, which makes it wonderfully chewy and a little like a chocolate ice cream bar.
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April 8, 2013

active isolated stretching explained by tim hawkins

Whether you are an elite athlete, a long distance runner participating in the numerous marathons / triathlons in Dubai, a cyclist, a patient in rehab for an injury, a weekend warrior, or a stay at home mom, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) will enhance all aspects of movement no matter what activity you choose to participate […]
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