Archive for March, 2019

Complementary Fitness news + updates 25 March

Have a look on our Classes Where/When page and join our fitness Pilates/Yoga and/or resistance training classes in Dreghorn Loan church hall, Colinton and Craiglockhart church hall, Edinburgh.

this week’s news, updates and info ….

25 – 31 March is National Workouts and Wellbeing Week and it’s in association with Mind, whose aim is to raise awareness of mental health and improve wellbeing through exercise and mindfulness, helping the nation lead healthier and active lifestyles.  I hope that you’ll join us to ...


Complementary Fitness 18 March news + updates

A list of our current Craiglockhart and Colinton, Edinburgh fitness Pilates/fitness Yoga and resistance training all level classes is on the Classes where/when page – have a look and join us this week.

Some people who work in offices now stand and work at their desk rather than sitting down.  I read a research review comparing the differences between prolonged sitting v prolonged standing.  The intro to the article says that there’s been increased recognition that low-intensity activities performed throughout ...


Fitness & Lifestyle news & updates 11 March

A list of our Fitness Pilates/Yoga + resistance workouts and classes in Colinton and Craiglockhart, Edinburgh is on the Classes Where/When page so have a look and join us this week for improved fitness, strength and flexibility.

I heard recently that we’re encouraged to know our cholesterol and blood pressure numbers as well as they know our PIN numbers.

These numbers help to flag early warning signs of cardiovascular disease, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.  Poor heart health can lead to heart ...


Complementary Fitness 4 March Newsletter

Welcome to this week’s newsletter updates and info. I hope that you’ll join our classes this week to improve your fitness, strength, flexibility, balance and co-ordination – details are on the Classes Where/When page.

I’ve said before but thought I’d remind you of the benefits of weight training (using weights in our Wednesday 9.30am class):

  • Increased: metabolism, fat and calorie burning
  • Improved: cardio workouts, confidence and co-ordination
  • Strong bones and healthy heart
  • Lowers stress, anxiety and depression