Pilates

Physical activity is medicine!

In  2018, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) convened a roundtable of experts to review the latest scientific evidence and offer recommendations about the benefits of exercise for prevention, treatment, recovery, and improved survival. The comprehensive review and recommendations were outlined in three academic papers published in October 2019 in two scientific journals.  In …

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CAUGHT UP WITH WORK? HERE ARE SIX PILATES EXERCISES YOU CAN DO WHILE SITTING

While the awareness is spreading at pace, Joseph Pilates will be surprised himself. There’s no shock that men and women are pondering beyond the mat and making Pilates as part of their daily life. The benefits of Pilates are countless since it gives better posture, strengthen abdominal muscles, elevated flexibility and reduced stress. With a …

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What is an Exercise-Related Injury and how can you handle one?

With seniors and every other age group, more active than ever, it pays to be aware of the potential for injury. Although we aren’t all professional athletes, activities such as jogging, racquetball, weight lifting, and even power walking can still cause injury. Dare I say it Pilates and barre classes.  The feeling of accomplishment after …

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Pilates Helps Back Pain

80% of American adults report some type of back pain each year. May causes could be at play but often back pain is the result of: Poor Posture A Larger Chest Being at Desk for 8 plus hours a day Muscular imbalance from daily life or recreational activities Handbags/Backpacks/Workbags Pilates has been found to provide the some …

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Pilates and Menopause: How Pilates Can Ease Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is a great but rather confusing time of life for many women. With hormone fluctuations, weight gain and a loss of bone structure and density, many women have to deal with sudden and unexpected changes, which will affect them for some time. It is no surprise that maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout this time …

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When it comes to prenatal fitness, can you overdo it?

Moms-to-be are getting stronger and stronger as prenatal exercise trends like running and yoga continue to grow in popularity. While working out during pregnancy has many great benefits, is there a point at which fitness can become an impediment to a healthy labor? Could your workout actually be working against an optimal delivery? Staying committed …

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