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How to ride drop offs

How to ride drop offs

Drop offs come in all shapes and sizes, from rock steps, tree stumps/roots or purpose-built obstacles. Learning to negotiate these by jumping will help your trail flow and improve your riding. At some point on red graded trails you will come across a drop off. In some...

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Beginners Mountain Biking Tips

Beginners Mountain Biking Tips

Learning to ride a mountain bike is easy. Learning to ride a mountain bike really well is harder and takes practise and patients. However, get the basics right at the start and you’ll enjoy every minute you ever spend on your mountain bike. Once you have the basic...

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Pilates Side Bend

Pilates Side Bend

As with all exercises, work at the level that works for you and only progress when you feel ready and able to up the challenge and difficulty. Side bend is great for stretching the muscles surrounding the rib cage i.e serratus and intercostals as well as strengthening...

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Pilates dead bug – with ball

Pilates dead bug – with ball

Here is my video of the dead bug exercise using a Pilates fit ball. This pilates exercise is a great way to strengthen your abs and core without putting added strain on your lower back, which can be a concern with other common ab exercises. As with all exercises, work...

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Pilates Balance Workout

Pilates Balance Workout

Over the next few weeks I will share with you some of my favourite Pilates workouts to increase strength, flexibility and balance. Balance is a fundamental skill everyone should practise. It's something we take for granted, but as we get older balance and muscle...

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