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Pilates Beneficial for Young Women with High Blood Pressure

Approximately one in three Americans are living with high blood pressure, putting them at greater risk of heart attack or stroke. This medical condition can also shorten life expectancy, with the number of deaths due to elevated blood pressure increasing by roughly 38 percent in recent years. In some cases, medication is required to bring the blood …

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3 TIPS ON RECOVERING FROM A WORKOUT

Rest and recovery are important factors in any workout routine. Applying an after-exercise recovery practice has a huge impression on your fitness benefits and sports activities which allows you to work out more effectively. Sadly, most people don’t obtain an after exercise recovery scheme. An after recovery plan is needed for the muscles and tissues to …

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Pilates improves running performance, study finds

A recent study assessed the influence of engaging in core training, or Pilates, on the performance and metabolic cost of trained runners. The body requires oxygen to do activities and each of us has a maximum oxygen consumption. We we ask our body to run long distances we are required  to have a large maximum oxygen consumption …

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What Pilates can do for people living with MS

Pilates is preventative maintenance or rehabilitative to the MS client. With a qualified instructor, posture and movement are the primary factors when starting an exercise program. If an MS client experiences a neurological set back or “flare-up” it can then cause compensatory issues. For example, a numb foot can cause a person to drag the …

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