Pilates for Firefighters

Sprains, strains and other muscular injuries are the most common injuries firefighters receive in the line of duty, according to local and national data, reports journaltimes.com


Firefighters' protective gear keeps them from being burned, but the sudden nature of their work and the heavy lifting it often involves means muscles are at risk, local fire chiefs said.

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Why Pilates Works Well for Men. ... Increasing flexibility is a goal that Pilates addresses in a way that men often feel comfortable with. Pilates works toward functional fitness. That is, the ability to have the strength, balance, and flexibility that allows one to move through daily-life tasks with grace and ease.

Real Men do Pilates. More service providers, sportsmen and weight trainers are turning to Pilates to increase muscle power and flexibility. The Pilates method seeks to increase the strength, flexibility and control of the body

Sandy Donnelly an experienced and professional Pilates Instructor delivers group and 1-2-1 sessions in the workplace to help workers move better, improve posture, build strength and increase range of movement, enabling people to live more active lives, and reduce injury, hence absenteeism. 

For more information sandy@dbchealthretreat.com


Sandy Donnelly