Physiotherapist-run exercise sessions are a specialised form of exercise devised by physiotherapists using spring-loaded equipment to improve body control, strength and balance.
Q Pilates Forest Lake Studio
Our Q Pilates Forest Lake studio is set within the Allsports Physiotherapy Forest Lake clinic and is collaboratively run by the physiotherapists. The luxe studio delivers our local Forest Lake community with the latest rehabilitation and exercise methods from experienced and qualified team members.
Whether you’re looking for an individualized exercise program specific to your needs, or a new fitness class – our Forest Lake team are passionate about using exercise to rehabilitate and re-establish optimum functioning of the musculoskeletal system.
“Men don’t do Pilates; it’s only for women”
A man named Joseph Pilates designed Pilates. He was a German man living in Britain during World War 1. He designed a program originally called Contrology which was a program made to focus on core control, balance, strength, stamina and overall mind-body control. He designed this program for both men and women, so this is most definitely a myth.
Meet Q Pilates Partnered Athlete, Jarrod Harvey
Jarrod Harvey has been competing in triathlons since the age of 12. Jarrod is a 3 time Australian Triathlon representative, 3 times Ironman and Kona finisher and also teaches HPE in his “spare time”. Jarrod has been practising Pilates with Q Pilates over the past few years and has been reaping the benefits of his hard work on both training longevity and triathlon results. Here, we have asked Jarrod a few questions about his Pilates journey and how it has benefited him in his sport.
Do I need to do them?
These days most people are aware that pregnancy and childbirth are risk factors for weakening and injury to the perineum and pelvic floor. This may result in urinary and faecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, defecation dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, sensory and emptying abnormalities of the lower urinary tract, and chronic pain syndromes.