My 90 Day Journey Recap – Pilates Fitness Article

My 90 Day Journey Recap Wow, thank you so much celebrating the end of my 90 day journey with me on my last post! I really felt like you guys were my girl friends giving me a big hug at the finish line of a marathon. I truly appreciate you soooooo much! You bring me so much joy!   So, part 1 was all the technical stuff. My workouts, my food, my numbers, and my physical, external transformation. Now, it’s…

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The importance of the Romanian deadlift and other eccentric-based exercises for improving the deadlift – Deadlift is Medicine – Fitness Article

The importance of the Romanian deadlift and other eccentric-based exercises for improving the deadlift – Deadlift is Medicine Table of contents Introduction Longer duration eccentrics lead to greater hypertrophy and strength Eccentrics improves flexibility of the targeted muscle Eccentrics MAY help prevent muscle strains References Introduction Eccentric exercises has been researched on many times in the literature. There are numerous benefits to incorporating eccentric exercises in your training. In this article, I am going to elucidate some of these benefits,…

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How To Do The Mermaid Side Stretch – Workout Fitness Article

10.28.2019 0 0 Flexibility, Pilates, Pilates Exercise, Stretching The Mermaid is a common Pilates exercise that can be done on the mat, as well as on the reformer and chair.  It is a great movement to stretch your lats, quadratus lumborum, and intracostal muscles and to improve thoracic spine mobility.  Begin by assuming a Z-sit position where your knees are side sitting with both knees to one side.  If this causes any discomfort in your hips or knees, you can…

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How To Do The Chest Lift on a Mat – Workout Fitness Article

The Chest Lift is a great exercise that can be performed at home or while traveling. This exercise focuses on increasing abdominal strength and control by working the deeper layer of abdominal muscles and challenging the endurance of those muscles.  By performing the Chest Lift on a regular basis, you will improve the overall strength of your abdominal muscles which will improve low back stability, decrease back pain and improve mobility of the spine.  When clients report neck pain when…

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How To Do The Series of Five on a Mat – Workout Fitness Article

How To Do The Series of Five on a Mat The Series of Five is a sequence of five classical mat exercises performed in consecutive order. This series is a great way to build endurance in the abdominal musculature. It also works all of the layers of the abdominal muscles in one exercise. If you are looking for a great way to give yourself an effective abdominal workout look no further! The Series of Five is a surefire way to…

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Pilates Group Classes in Miami – Workout Fitness Article

Pilates Group Classes in Miami Searching for Pilates group classes in Miami, but not sure which one to try?  We have a variety of classes at our two studio locations in Coconut Grove and South Miami!  Keep reading to find out which one or which ones are for you!Introductory ClassNew to Pilates?  Not even sure what a Reformer is?  Yes, it can seem intimidating. Luckily, we offer a 30 minute complimentary session to get new clients acquainted with the Pilates…

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Mobility for Low Back Pain – Workout Fitness Article

Mobility for Low Back Pain If you’ve ever found yourself suffering from some form of back pain, you are certainly not alone. In industrialized countries, there is a 60-70% incidence rate of non-specific low back pain according to the World Health Organization. For many, they may feel that their back pain resolves itself for a short while, only to return again. For others, masking the pain with medications seems like the only option. But did you know that movement might…

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