According to the American Chiropractic Association a staggering one-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year! Back pain is one of the most common reasons to miss a day of work, and in most cases the cause of the pain is mechanical – meaning poor posture, muscle imbalances, strength, flexibility, [...]
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Strength or Length? Which Is More Important To Develop & Improve Functional Movement? They are both important and balance is best. If you only have time to focus on one during a workout – choose strength. Work the body with strength-building exercises through a full-range of motion and you’ll develop functional strength and improve joint [...]
Have A Barrel of Fun with a Pilates Arc Barrel! Discover the benefits of better fitness. Improve posture, increase core strength, gain flexibility, and stay inspired to achieve whole-body health. There is no better way to start your day than using your Arc Barrel and doing A Barrel of Fun workout! Improve your posture, stretch tight [...]
Here’s an easy exercise for a heart opening chest stretch. Improve flexibility for the chest, arms, & shoulders. Enhance posture for Pilates, fitness, & daily life. When we think about improving posture and avoiding that hunched over Quasimodo look. It’s important to balance out the upper body by increasing upper back strength (to help hold [...]
Just a quick thought… While improving posture may or may not be on the list of goals Pilates participants, it might be because posture improvement isn’t what they want, but rather the BENEFITS of correcting bad posture, which include: Reduced back and neck pain, less stress on all the body’s joints (spine, shoulders, hips, knees, ankles), easier [...]