Blog

Fitness. Nutrition. Lifestyle.

For Fitness Tips and News


Are you sleeping well?

800 533 Rui

Many high achievers and successful people state that they only sleep a very small amount of time. Time is money! When it comes to health is this something we should take as a good example? How does sleep affect our health? Until very recent years we knew very little about sleep. Due to the location of our personal training studios…

read more

Goal Setting for the New Year

1024 683 Rui

We all know we set those New Year goals and by February we fall off the wagon. Join us at South Place on the 1st February in the Secret Garden for an afternoon of wellness and goal setting. Start with a movement class and an innovative talk “From Injury to Fitness” with OITOO founder Rui Reis. Coach Adrian Klemens will host…

read more

The Importance of Body Sensory Optimisation for Training and Rehabilitation

1024 680 Rui

How many times did you do an exercise and later found out that its purpose was totally different from how you performed it? Have you asked yourself if there is a faster way to reach your goals? In this short article I will explore how sensory perception can help you on these occasions. When we go to the gym, although…

read more

Quick guide to recover from sciatica pain

1024 683 Rui

Sciatica is a symptom rather than a specific diagnosis. Available evidence from basic science and clinical research indicates that both inflammation and compression are important in order for the nerve root to be symptomatic. Although the term sciatica is simple and easy to use, it is, in fact, an archaic and confusing term. For most researchers and clinicians, it refers…

read more

The common fallacy of fatigue & exercise

1024 1024 Rui

Exercise is a tool for optimization. There is no one single way to accomplish this, there are many avenues!  However, If this one big thing is misjudged you could be headed for disaster; the amount of fatigue in your workouts. If you notice that you barely get what you put into exercise, you might be falling for this huge fallacy in…

read more

Priming the Body’s Attention – Podcast Out Now

1024 1024 Rui

This episode is a stunning example of how simplicity and science can harmonize for effective exercise.  This harmony isn’t possible without a deep understanding of movement and neural pathways, but don’t worry we make this lesson fun and interesting!   Join Jenn Schwartz and Rui Reis for a conversation about a novel way of injury rehab, exercise and re-wiring the…

read more