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Is Pilates A Good Workout?

Is Pilates A Good Workout?

Is Pilates a Good Workout?  This is a question asked by someone who has never done a Pilates workout! But the answer might surprise you, because there are several factors to consider – and really who is the best person to decide what qualifies as a “good” workout? What do you consider a good workout?  […]

Posted by administrator in Exercise and Fitness, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Abdominal Bracing and Back Pain

abdominal bracing

Have you been taught abdominal bracing exercises for back pain?  Are you aware of how you’re using your ab and back muscles?  Can you feel what’s happening in your core – in the front, in the back, along the sides?  Does your belly push outward, stay the same, or flatten when you think about stabilizing […]

Posted by administrator in Back Pain, Functional Movement.

7 Training Tips for Better Upper Back Mobility to Improve Posture and Reduce Arm and Shoulder Pain

Upper Back Mobility

How is your upper back mobility? Is it easy to arch, bend, and twist your spine? Or, do you feel kind of stiff, sore, and tight? Ever wonder why it’s a challenge to improve how you move for a healthy spine and pain-free arms and shoulders? Are your Pecs on overdrive?  Do your Anterior Deltoids […]

Posted by administrator in Functional Movement, Posture Improvement.

6 More Fitness Myths

Fitness Myths

It’s interesting what gets spread around and accepted as fitness “facts” when in truth they’re fitness myths, or misinformation. Or as some folks like to call it, “FAKE News!” Whether it’s fitness, health, nutrition, religion, or politics, sometimes it can be challenging to know what’s a myth or truth.  With almost anything, a Google search […]

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Finding the Best Workouts for Your Personality Type

Hello there! Quick question! How many times did you skip your workout this week? Twice? Thrice? We have all been there – paying for an annual gym membership and visiting the gym once in a blue moon. Most people think fitness is a one-fit for all. If you are someone who thinks the same, keep […]

Posted by administrator in Exercise and Fitness, Guest Bloggers.

Fitness Frequency Gets Results for Better Health

Fitness Frequency

By ramping up your fitness frequency you can start enjoying the benefits of better whole-body health. Why should you care about fitness frequency?  As Americans we spend waaaaay to much time sitting on our rumps, slumping with poor posture. This not only affects our strength, flexibility, and physical ability to move, but sitting  – at […]

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Work vs. Force: Optimizing your Efforts for Health Improvement and Exercise

work vs. force

Stop Struggling to Get Benefits from Your Workouts and Reduce the Risk of Injury by Paying Attention to Work vs. Force.   What are Your Movement Habits? Are you able to efficiently maximize the benefits from your exercise program, or do you tend to force your way through, pushing hard to get it done, whatever […]

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Osteoporosis and Exercise: Keeping Your Bones Healthy – Exercise Safety Considerations and Resources

I have posted several blogs about Osteoporosis and exercise, and seemingly this is a topic that I get questions and comments from readers quite frequently.  Over the years, I have had numerous clients with osteoporosis, and we’ve adjusted their Pilates workout programs to keep them safe based on their Dexa-scan results.  I’m also reaching the […]

Posted by administrator in Exercise and Fitness, Osteoporosis.

Push-Up Pull-Up: Tips to Improve Upper Body Strength for Push-Ups

Push-up Pull-up

Did you know that by practicing the Push-Up Pull-Up phase of your push-up exercises you can improve upper body strength and successfully do a great, get all the way down and back up again push-up?   (This post with tips to improve your push-up pull-up technique is Part 3 of a four-part article series to […]

Posted by administrator in Functional Movement, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Core Conditioning – Are You Listening to Your Body to Improve Core Strength and Whole-Body Health

Core conditioning is a multi-faceted jewel that is key to enjoying a healthy life.  On so many different levels we need to be more focused on improving core conditioning.  I’m going out on a limb here and saying that I believe that at least 95% of “issues” related to poor health are a result of […]

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