Have you ever wondered if doing Pilates can make you taller? It’s an interesting question… Can Pilates make you taller? We assume that we hit that growth spurt in our youth and then at some point the tables turn and we seem to start getting shorter. You go to the doctor for a checkup one […]
Posts tagged "Posture"
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 […]
Low Center vs. High Center: Get Your Core Support Where It Can Serve You Best By finding and focusing on the right segment of your midsection to improve core support you can improve posture, help eliminate aches and pains, and reduce stress for better health. One of the things I spend lots of time on […]
Everybody knows that posture is important, but we don’t always know what we need to do to improve things.
6 Simple Strategies To Build a Strong Foundation for Your Health and Fitness Success (part 2 of 6) Are you confident that you have good Posture habits? Are the curves of your spine in the right places? Do you have any annoying aches, pains, or chronic injuries? Have you ever had a serious injury, sprained ankle, […]
The human body is the most amazing structure ever created! If our structure is properly supported, and all our muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, and body systems are in harmony – we can move, work, and play with minimal effort and maximum enjoyment for optimal whole-body health and a truly healthy and happy life. What Happens […]
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 us […]
Wii Fitness… What Fun! I may be a bit behind the times when it comes to enjoying the fun and benefits of all the new interactive video game products on the market – like the Nintendo Wii Fit… but recently my techno-geek boyfriend purchased a Wii Fit for home. (He’s had one at work since […]
I received this question about Pilates training by email today, thought it relevant for a blog posting: Question: Is Pilates appropriate for someone with peripheral atrophy? Balancing is becoming more & more difficult so yoga is no longer an option. If appropriate, please tell me where I might find a certified teacher/instructor. Please advise. Answer: […]
As you improve foot fitness it’s important to invest in new shoes. Old shoes will reinforce your old posture habits. Evaluate what’s sitting in your shoe closet. If your shoes aren’t helping your feet feel better it’s time to toss them out, or donate worn but not worn-out shoes to your favorite charity. Eliminate your […]