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Posts tagged "Core Fitness"

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 […]

Posted by administrator in Functional Movement.

Core Fitness: Reduce Neck Pain for Pilates Matwork Exercises and All Ab Workouts

I posted a blog article related to the topic of reducing neck strain during Pilates matwork and ab training few weeks ago.  Here’s a new video post in my Core Training series to discuss the same issue. Neck strain, and occasionally pain, is something that is common during Pilates Matwork and general abdominal conditioning programs.  […]

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

Core Fitness: Gain Abdominal Strength for Sit-Ups and Pilates Matwork with the Half-Sit Back Exercise

One of the biggest challenges for beginner (and sometimes) experienced Pilates students is being able to easily execute a full straight legged sit-up on the Pilates Mat exercises the Roll-Up and Neck Pull. This modified ½ sit-back exercise is a great one to help gain strength and mobility to roll backwards to the mat with […]

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