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Online Chats – Osteopathy
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We’re living during strange times with the COVID-19 pandemic. No hand shakes; we grab beers online, we exercise in front of a screen and probably some work in their pyjamas. At OITOO – Personal Training we decided to make the most out of this and take the rare chance to learn more about fitness, injury rehabilitation and even life. This…

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Body Empowerment
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On Sunday 2nd June, join us in the Secret Garden at South Place Hotel for a day of fitness and wellness -women only. Program: 11.30 – 12.15pm: Fitness class 12.15pm – 1.15pm: Workshop with Anatome 1.15-2.30pm: Lunch break 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Yoga 3.30pm – 4pm: Meditation  4pm – 5pm – Coco de Mer Salon We believe that to achieve sustainable…

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Exercises for Back Pain
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Chronic low back pain is related to the impaired control of many lumbopelvic muscles (lower back). It’s a very common condition and it’s the first cause of disability worldwide. The cause of the the impaired muscle control it’s still not clear but researcher believe that can be caused by a sedentary life, biomechanical stress (ie: sustained bad posture for long…

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Turning the corner on the winter blues
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Thank you so much to everyone that showed up for our latest day retreat – Beat the Winter Blues.  We had a really nice group, super curious and interested in learning about health, fitness, sleep routine and wellness. We started the day with a strength and mobility class leaded by Rui where everyone did mobility self-assessments followed by a strength…

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Pilates, Yoga or Weight Training
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There seems to exist a large number of reasons as to why one should choose pilates, yoga or weight training as your main activity.  The thing that matters the most is the quality of your practise. There is a general opinion that categorises each one of these activities such as: Pilates: core strength and back injuries Yoga: flexibility and mind …

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Beat the Winter Blues
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On Saturday 23rd February, join us in the Secret Garden for a day of fitness and wellness to fight those winter blues! Join us from 10am before embarking on: Three fitness classes:  Strength and flexibility: with over a decade of experience, Rui applies biomechanics and neuroscience principles to his exercise sessions. This class is a great complement for yoga, pilates…

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Health and Wellness Day
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On Sunday 23rd September Oitoo and South Place Hotel will be hosting a health and wellness day to raise funds for the charity Mind. Tickets will cost £15 and all proceeds will go straight to Mind, there will also be opportunities to donate more on the day should you choose to. Mind is a charity that provide advice and support to…

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Mindset – Your most powerful tool
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When most people embark on a journey to a healthier lifestyle they usually focus on the exercise and nutrition part however having a positive mindset to begin with will really help you to make a sustainable change. Your mindset is one of the most powerful tools to change your habits and achieve a lifestyle that leaves you feeling and looking…

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Stretching
Why we don’t stretch
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If you are into fitness you have probably been told to stretch. You can find this type of stretching to be used in the majority of fitness classes or one to one personal training sessions reinforcing the idea that it is good for you. Now what if we told you that passive stretching actually isn’t as beneficial as you might…

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Meditation for a healthier body
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When you are unhappy or stressed what do you do? Do you go out for a meal? Go to the cinema? The theatre, perhaps? Do you go shopping? Perhaps you like a drink to overcome your unhappiness or stress. Or do you get a buzz from jogging or going to the gym? Whatever it is, scientists are in the process…

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