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The Importance of Exercise Recovery: Step 5 Post-Workout Nutrition nutrition recovery Aug 09, 2020

Over the past several weeks I have been exploring methods of recovery. It’s not simply about resting the body after an exercise session, but about intelligently helping the body heal and move to reach healthy balance within the body.

In the first post I explain there is a constant...

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Strength Circuit Aug 8 2020 fitness functional strength training strength workout Aug 09, 2020

I taught this strength circuit three times this week: to the Wednesday evening crew, Thursday morning Older Adult 55+ crew, and the Friday morning crew. All thought it was pretty intense...however my Older Adults crew didn't complain too much. I promised my clients I would also be...

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What is IST Bands and Gliders? Jul 26, 2020
IST stands for Inner Strength Training. Building the body from the inside out. Description of my IST exercise philosophy at the end of this article. 
 
IST Bands and Gliders is built with the IST method in mind. It's an energetic class that will build your body strong and rev your...
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The Importance of Exercise Recovery: Step 4 De-Stress Techniques corrective exercise health pain free movement pilates recovery stress Jul 26, 2020

Over the past several weeks I have been exploring methods of recovery. It’s not simply about resting the body after an exercise session, but about intelligently helping the body heal and functionally move to reach healthy balance within the body.

In the first post I explain there...

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The Importance of Recovery: Step 2 Stretching and Step 3 SMR corrective exercise flow pain free movement recovery Jul 18, 2020

Over the past several weeks I have been exploring methods of recovery. It’s not simply about resting the body after an exercise session, but about intelligently helping the body heal and functionally move to reach healthy balance within the body.

In the first post I explain there is a...

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The Importance of Exercise Recovery: Step 1 Strength Training barre corrective exercise functional strength training health pain free movement pilates recovery Jul 05, 2020

Last week I wrote an article on exercise recovery and mentioned that within the body there is a constant play of stability and mobility. Certain areas in our body function best when strong and stable and other areas of the body function best with more range of motion. I also briefly explored how...

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The Importance of Exercise Recovery corrective exercise health injury pain free movement pilates recovery yoga Jun 28, 2020

Exercise recovery is more than just resting after a workout. In this article I go over a few important practices that can help increase your body’s ability to recover from exercise.

Within the body there is a constant play of stability and mobility. Certain areas in our body function best...

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What is the Pain-Free Movement? corrective exercise functional strength training injury pain free movement pilates Jun 06, 2020

As an experienced Pilates instructor, certified Exercise Coach and Corrective Exercise Specialist, many new clients have come to me with over-use injuries, even with a few acute injuries. While diagnosing and treating acute injuries is not within my scope of practice (that is the...

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Injuries injury May 31, 2020

There are two categories of injuries: Acute and Chronic. 

Acute injuries happen from accidents causing muscle strains, corrective tissue sprains, cuts, and/or broken bones. Traumatic injuries are best treated immediately after the accident. 

Runner's First Aid: RICE

  • Rest: don't...
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What is Pre-habilitation? fitness injury May 20, 2020

Pre-habilitation is a proactive approach to avoiding injury. Professional athletes know of its importance, but it is often the missing component in the exercise programs of recreational fitness enthusiasts.

All experts agree exercise is key to health and longevity. Exercise helps with:

  • reducing...
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How to Stay Motivated fitness health running May 09, 2020

Staying motivated can definitely be much harder than initially starting an exercise plan. It’s just a fact of life. Starting a new habit and sticking to it is super hard. In this article, I am going to provide a few helpful tips to stay consistent with your habits so you can reach your...

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A Simple Method to Avoid Injury and Live Pain Free fitness health Apr 26, 2020

Now that is an important topic we all are hoping for, eh? Now let’s see if I can deliver…

I am super passionate about this. I’ve been for quite a while. It’s always been a focus, but definitely since I had my rotator cuff (the muscles under and over your shoulder...

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