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Introducing… XTEND Pilates

What is XTEND Pilates? We wanted to create a Pilates workout that mirrored what we love about our XTEND Barre workout (the high intensity, the pumping music, the sweat, cardio and burn, and the way our classes flow seamlessly. We know the list is endless!). In order to do this, we have taken the foundation […]

Mat Pilates 101: Everything you need to know about Pilates

If you haven’t tried a Pilates class yet, I warn you… once you find the power of Pilates, you will join the millions of people who scream its benefits from the rooftops. These benefits include Improved strength, increased mobility and better co-ordination, all of which teamed with the chemical benefits of exercise will give you […]

Xtend Barre class guide

At Xtend Barre, we offer a variety of workouts that go way beyond our signature Xtend Barre class. But with that being said, you may find yourself unsure as to what class is most suited to your particular needs… are you looking to improve flexibility? Strengthen your core? Enhance all around toning and conditioning? It […]

How to reduce stress

Stress can be a powerful and overwhelming feeling. Knowing what your triggers are, how it affects you and what you can do to manage it will help minimise the impact. To get you started we’ve compiled a list of nine things you can do to help reduce stress and ease your mind. It’s important to […]

25 self-care activities to try today

With World Health Day just around the corner, we want to discuss an aspect of your health that often gets overlooked: self-care. Self-care can be defined as activities undertaken with the intention of enhancing energy, restoring health and reducing stress[1]. Essentially, it’s doing something that’s just for you! It means taking time to fill your […]

Workout motivation: 7 reasons to exercise that aren’t based on weight loss

Everyone’s catching on to the fact that exercise is good for you – but not everyone understands why. At Xtend Barre, we’re all about movement, empowerment, strength and community. From increased energy levels to better sleep, barre will improve your life far beyond aesthetics. If you’re in need of some exercise motivation, don’t worry – […]

Easy, healthy breakfast ideas

Need some breakfast inspiration for those mornings where you’ve got to run out the door? Look no further! Our very own marketing guru a.k.a nutrition coach, Josie, (@josie_eatyourselfstrong) has come up with three easy, healthy breakfast ideas that are the perfect combination of carbs, protein and fats giving you that boost you need in the […]

How to cure a hangover

Almost everyone has experienced a hangover at some stage. And whether it’s a little bit of tiredness, a pounding headache or a queasy stomach – whatever your post cocktail curse may be – one thing’s for certain, hangovers aren’t fun! The good news? There are some simple tricks you can do to help cure a […]