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Barefoot Versus Shod Running: Which is Best?

Running barefoot versus wearing shoes is a HOT topic in the running community.  It seems that everyone has an opinion about what is best for the body. Running faster, running more efficiently, running with fewer injuries, all need to be taken into consideration when determining for YOUR body what is going to be safest to […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Links to Interesting Articles, Running.

Are You In Control of your Brain & Body?

Are you a control-freak, or living live completely out-of-control? Joseph Pilates called his Method of exercise “Contrology.”  Contrology is the complete coordination of body, mind, and Spirit. Purposeful control over your body during exercise will gradually and progressively help you acquire the same natural rhythm, coordination, and control with all subconscious activities. When mind, body, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Motivation, Inspiration & Goal Setting, Pilates.

Motivational Thoughts on the Benefits of Breathing

“Above all, learn how to breathe correctly.” ~ Joseph H. Pilates. We cannot live without breathing, our life depends on it! Breath oxygenates the blood, improves posture, enhances muscle control, and provides compression/ decompression for a healthy spine. Practice breathing to fill the lungs from the bottom to the top  – lengthening the spine, lifting […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Breathing, Functional Movement, Motivation, Inspiration & Goal Setting, Pilates.

Spring Shoes & Summer Sandals for Healthy, Pain-Free Feet

It’s that time of year when we’re ready to pack up our winter boots and wool socks and start showing off our feet with sexy spring shoes, strappy sandals, flip-flops, or give up shoes altogether and enjoy running through the grass, or walking on the beach barefoot.   Have you checked out your Spring and […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

The Magical Health Benefits of Daily Meditation

Meditation for Health with Centerworks.com

Taking time daily to practice meditation is a great way to improve your health. Daily meditation can help reduce stress, release tension, relax, re-energize, and renew your mind, body, and Spirit. Challenged to find time to mediate?  It can be something as short as 5-10 focused breaths, or 30 seconds to 1 minute with a […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Meditation.

The Benefits of Using a Fitness Journal to Track Your Exercise Consistency

Have you ever used a Fitness Journal to log your exercise and fitness workouts?  It can be so helpful to keep an exercise log to document your progress and help keep you accountable to reach the goals you’ve set for improving your health & wellness.  Workout tracking works!  Put this great exercise motivation tool to […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Goal Setting, Pilates.

January is National Soup Month – What’s Your Favorite Soup?

Amazing!  There is something to celebrate or acknowledge every month, and on almost every single day of the year.  Did you know that January is officially National Soup Month?  Are you eating soup this month?  Usually a great cold-weather food for those of us who enjoy Winter in January.  Soup warms the belly, and feeds […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Food and Nutrition, Mind-Body Health, Recipes for Healthy Eating.

January is National Soup Month – What's Your Favorite Soup?

Amazing!  There is something to celebrate or acknowledge every month, and on almost every single day of the year.  Did you know that January is officially National Soup Month?  Are you eating soup this month?  Usually a great cold-weather food for those of us who enjoy Winter in January.  Soup warms the belly, and feeds […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Recipes for Healthy Eating.

Pilates and the Pelvic Floor: For Poise and Help with LBL

I was recently interviewed by my friend Marilyn Suttle who is the resident LBL expert for Poise.com.  LBL stands for Light Bladder Leakage, which affects 1 out of 3 women! One out of three women, means there are  a lot of folks who could benefit from a better understanding of the benefits of a strong […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Health, Pilates.