This is the time of year many use as a jumping off point for resolutions, and though I’m not a huge fan of New Year’s resolutions, it is a time many of us hit the re-set button on various areas of our lives.
In my experience, New Years Resolutions are not only nearly always broken which then makes the failed resolver feel guilty, but they are usually guilt-inspired, too. Guilt is not a good educator. Guilt does not inspire. Resolutions usually…Read More »
The most important repetition…
Which is the most important repetition? The first? The last?
Well, I guess the perfect answer is: All of them are equally important. However, this month I want to discuss the one that everyone dismisses. Perhaps the most important…especially this time of year….
The Last Repetition. The Final Repetition.
Yes. That final repetition in your set. You do eight, sometimes ten repetitions. What happens to that final repetition? Often times…it fades off into nothing-ness.. It gets lost like the…Read More »
Most people are now familiar with Pilates as the market has matured..though it is still is one of the fastest growing exercises.
Many have experienced the physical fitness benefits of Pilates – added strength, length, and agility that it provides. But few know that Pilates is rapidly rising in another area – rehabilitation from injury.
The Culprit: Muscle Imbalances
Some of my clients have experienced injuries this Fall not due to muscular imbalances (though we all have some imbalances…) but rather due…
Many studios have a lot of mirrors…mine does not and here’s why…your pilates class or experience will be very different if you’re looking at yourself in the mirror versus coming inside and listening to the cues your instructor is providing either to re-align you or to just move you!
If there is a mirror in a studio – in a pilates, yoga or spin class….I will admit aside from seeing my posture/alignment …I will be looking at my roots! …Read More »