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Osteoporosis – Are you at Risk?

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | October 19, 2017 | Uncategorized
Osteoporosis literally means ‘porous bone’. It’s a condition that causes bones to become thin and fragile, decreasing bone strength and making them more prone to fractures. It is often called the ‘silent disease’ as bone loss occurs without any external symptoms.    ...

Introducing Our New Team Member – Phoebe!

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | October 16, 2017 | Uncategorized
Hailing all the way from Kuching, Malaysia, known to some as the ‘cat’ City of Sarawak, Phoebe spent the first 17 years of her life growing up surrounded by the nature of Borneo. After finishing her high school years back home, she left to do Year 13 in Christchurch...

How I became addicted to Pilates

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | October 4, 2017 | Uncategorized
I was just twelve years old when my mum first took me to try Pilates. At that point, I had been doing ballet for eight years.  Each year came with a new set of challenges as I pushed myself to dance and compete at the highest level I could reach. Mum didn’t know then...

An interview with Anabel

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | September 26, 2017 | Uncategorized
Originally from Johor Bahru, the capital of the state of Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) on the southern part of Peninsular Malaysia, Anabel moved to New Zealand to study Physiotherapy in Dunedin.  She has since been in New Zealand for 7 years, and has fully embraced the...

26 km down, 16 to go!

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | September 22, 2017 | Uncategorized
I am now into my 11th week of training for the Auckland Marathon with only 5 weeks until the big day! The past few weeks of training have been mostly smooth sailing with only a few small bumps in the road.  One of these being the treacherous weather us Aucklanders...

From One Ireland To Another… “Sweet As”

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | September 11, 2017 | Uncategorized
It’s now six weeks since I have made the big move to New Zealand from Ireland. Prior to coming I had been told that New Zealand was a great place to live with a friendly relaxed culture, beautiful landscapes and an outdoor, active lifestyle that I would fall in love...

Prevention better than cure

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | September 5, 2017 | Uncategorized
For some, the hardest part about running is staying injury-free. Getting injured is frustrating whether you have a specific running goal or enjoy running for the mental-health boost it gives. An effective strengthening programme has the goal to improve strength,...

The Importance of sleep

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | August 27, 2017 | Uncategorized
Good Sleep, Healthy Body As we get closer to the end of winter and the mornings start getting lighter, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, as we count down the days to summer.  We tend to reflect over the course of the winter months on how cold, wet and...

Neurokinetic Therapy

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | August 27, 2017 | Uncategorized
Are you constantly frustrated with the same old pain that has been coming back for hours, days, months, or even years? Have you been experiencing that constant dull ache in the background of your daily life? Have you seen a masseur, chiropractor, natural-path,...

Don’t Be a Hunchback of the 21st Century

by Peak Pilates Newmarket | August 10, 2017 | Uncategorized
Working as physiotherapists in private practice, we deal with a large and varied amount of musculoskeletal complaints. Some of the most common of these complaints we treat include low back, neck and shoulder pain, and one recurrent thread we see with these injuries is...