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Core Stability and Strength

Core activation, or core work, is one of the most important aspects of any healthy workout routine! Our body is connected throughout, in ways most of us never consider. Imagine your body is a network of trains. We have many train stations and a few main depots, but the trains run through our entire body […]

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Arm Circles – to Strengthen the Upper Abs

Portions of the abdomen are often under utilized. Strengthening the upper abs, those tucked right underneath the bottom ribs, can reduce mid-back pain and improve overall posture. The essence of this exercise is to continually engage the high abs which stabilize the rib cage in spite of the movement of your arms. Rib cage placement […]

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Stability Ball Opposite Arm and Leg Reach

The essence of this exercise is about maintaining low ab engagement and contact of your low back on the mat even as your arms and legs move. Prior to picking your feet up off of the floor, engage your transverse abdominus by drawing the belly button down toward your spine. In order to bring your […]

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What is Pilates

Pilates is a full-body workout meant to strengthen the whole body, small and large muscles alike, as well as improve flexibility and mobility throughout the body. Typically¬†a low impact workout, pilates can be done using props, machines or just your own body weight.   History of Pilates: Created by Joseph Pilates in the early-to-mid twentieth […]

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Bent Over Tricep with Dumbbell

Bent Over Tricep Extension with Dumbbell

Mix it up! Try this fun tricep exercise with a change of hand positions to work all three triceps! This exercises uses a combination of low weights and gravity to help you lose that upper-arm flab! All you need is a dumbbell and something to rest your hand on once you bend over. We recommend […]

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Never eat pizza alone

While having pizza with a friend is much more enjoyable, it’s the PIZZA I think should never be alone. Pair your pizza and other one-dish dinners with a vegetable or fruit to reduce calories and up nutritional value.                                   […]

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