Fitness Derailment: What happens when you stop working out?

Hi guys! Recovering from an injury is just so unpleasant. First of all, you’re injured and probably in pain. Secondly, many of us who receive injuries have a hard time adjusting to this new fitness-less lifestyle while we are in recovery. All the benefits that us fitness junkies rely on to maintain physical and mental […]

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Detox stretching

Hi everyone! We all know that gross feeling after a huge, very rich, meal. I personally feel nauseous, bloated, guilty, and fevered. It’s a hard price to pay for a little indulgence, and I claim it’s not worth it every time it happens. But the indulgences after the odd dinner party/birthday/holiday gathering still happen. It’s not […]

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Easy exercises for abdominal strengthening [VIDEO]

Good Morning readers, The other day we discussed the importance of using the core during every day exercises. Today we’re going to talk about three easy exercises to create killer abs. Be warned, you may walk away from this a changed man/woman/child/(corgi?). Right into it. The Pilates mini stability ball In this mini-routine we are […]

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Abdominals as a Defense Against Injury

Good morning! We’re having a lovely spring snow here this morning. A light dusting is in the forecast, so of course all the businesses and schools are closed until noon. I made the mistake of going to the grocery store yesterday. It is not the mere crowds that I find unappealing, more so just the […]

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Inner Thighs Before Breakfast (10 min Video)

Summer approacheth! Something about warmer weather always makes me feel more motivated to work out…or just move in general. As a little extra gift to myself, I am going to dedicate 10 minutes before breakfast to get my muscles going. Get into the habit of waking up a different muscle group before breakfast every day. […]

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Learning About Yourself to Better Help Others

Good morning everyone! Let’s talk about Pilates for a change. One of the amazing things about pilates is that no matter how much you know there is always more. There is always another angle to explore. You are also constantly learning more about  your own body. When you know more about how your own body […]

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My Favorite Couch-Detox Strengthening Stretches

Have you ever, say, spent most of your waking hours lying on the couch watching countless episodes of a show you don’t even remember the name of? Perhaps you mustered enough motivation to make intermittent trips to the fridge and bathroom. Maybe you even took a shower! I have these days; we all have these […]

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Surviving Barre Class

Goooooood Morning readers!   We just survived our annual mid-March snow extravaganza. The power promptly went out and we listened to a podcast about Pompeii by candle light. The fact that I didn’t leave the house yesterday normally would have had my eyes rolling into my head (the most common side-effect of cabin fever) but […]

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