Posture

Ready, Set, Ouch? 5 Stretches to Keep You and the Family Injury-Free – Fitness Article

Ready, Set, Ouch? 5 Stretches to Keep You and the Family Injury-Free Tis the season for outdoor family activities: Pick-up football games, ultimate frisbee, scenic jogs, mountain hikes through the foliage… But if your body is not prepared for these seasonal activities — hello pulled hamstring and neck spasms. That’s why you should make sure to take time to focus on stretching those tightly wound quads, calves, hamstrings, and back; because you can’t keep it moving on Monday if, well,…

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Five Travel Tips for Pilates this Holiday Season – Workout Fitness Article

Five Travel Tips for Pilates this Holiday Season The holidays are a time to enjoy your family, and this often means some travel! But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your Pilates practice just because you can’t make it to the studio. Whether you’re a frequent flier or are taking your annual trip, here are some tips to make Pilates while traveling a whole lot easier! Travel With Pilates PropsYou can’t take a reformer with you (unfortunately!), but you…

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Ready, Set, Ouch? 5 Stretches to Keep You and the Family Injury-Free – Fitness Article

Ready, Set, Ouch? 5 Stretches to Keep You and the Family Injury-Free Tis the season for outdoor family activities: Pick-up football games, ultimate frisbee, scenic jogs, mountain hikes through the foliage… But if your body is not prepared for these seasonal activities — hello pulled hamstring and neck spasms. That’s why we want to take the first week of this month to focus on stretching those tightly wound quads, calves, hamstrings, and back; because you can’t keep it moving on…

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Improve Your Posture with these Pilates Movements – Workout Fitness Article

Improve Your Posture with these Pilates Movements There’s more to your posture than standing or sitting taller and straighter. In fact, posture plays a key role in overall body health. Circulation, range of motion, releasing pressure on your organs and ligaments, all have posture to thank.Posture can also prevent repetitive strain or injury. This is because when we sit all day at work or perform the same actions, our posture degrades over time. The result? We start to develop aches…

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Innovative Fitness | Combating the North American Posture – Fitness Article

Innovative Fitness | Combating the North American Posture “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” Truer words have never been spoken in reference to fighting the good fight against bad posture.  Many people have fallen victim to what has become known as the “North American Posture,” which is characterized by excessively rounded shoulders and a pronounced forward head position, or an excessive lumbar curvature and protruding abdomen.  The technical definition of the “North American Posture” falls under…

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