We’ve all just enjoyed and possibly over-indulged this Christmas and New Year! It’s a wonderful time to relax, spend time with loved ones and enjoy yourself so it’s to be expected that now clothing might be feeling a bit too tight for comfort! I know that I’m going to enjoy wearing a slightly baggier t-shirt to workout in over the next few weeks! If that’s you too, you’re not alone. In fact, it’s been shown that you’re likely to put on roughly 5 to 7 pounds over the winter months and festive period.

At this time of year it’s very easy to pile on a few pounds…

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Nowadays it seems as though Pilates can be fused with any type of class – spin, HIIT, yoga and now boxing. However this craze from LA is making quite an impact by giving class regulars great results.

Piloxing® is a high-energy, fast-paced fusion of boxing, standing Pilates and dance. What’s not to love and reportedly it’s guaranteed to make you sweat and burn up to 900 calories per workout – yes please!

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I suggested she was “amazing” because of her latest bone density scan results (they are AMAZING) – here is her reply via email:

“I am not amazing Annabel – as I may have told you, I am a breast cancer survivor, and the battle never leaves you. I worked in an office for 43 years (and enjoyed my work immensely) but sitting at a desk and working long days, left little time for exercise (I used to do what I could, when I could) and made every effort to walk many miles with my husband at weekends.

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