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7 Reasons Why Every Pregnant Woman Should Try Pilates

Description: Pregnancy doesn’t come with a manual, and it often becomes confusing to women whether to carry on with the gym or relax at home until the period is over. There are necessary exercises like pilates, which are very healthy and beneficial during pregnancy. Expecting an additional member of the family is always thrilling and, …

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Got Computer Slouch? There’s a Simple Fix That Feels Fantastic…

If a rounded upper spine or computer slouch is on your mind, you definitely want to read further.A primary reason the upper spine slouches forward in the first place has a lot to do with arms—what’s done with them, and more importantly, what’s NOT. When’s the last time you used your arms to hold the …

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How Pilates Can Help Patients Recover From Chronic Pain

 Chronic pain is a complex issue. Our current models of pain tell us that chronic pain is a matrix that involves physical injury, the nervous system, psychological responses, and mental attitudes that all contribute to the perpetuation of pain. One of the key contributors to the development of chronic pain is kinesiophobia, or the fear of …

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Pilates and Heart Health

February is American Heart Health Month, so let’s talk about your ticker and how Pilates helps keep it healthy. Yes, we might feel our heart racing with love at the thought of Pilates class today! Doctors often tell you the key to heart disease prevention is aerobic exercises like walking, jogging, cycling, or swimming—activities that …

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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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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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