Tomatoes are a summertime garden staple for many. In fact, many who plant tomatoes in their garden end up with more tomatoes than they can eat. (Sound like a familiar story?) Little do most know that tomatoes are a top superfood. One reason that tomatoes are a super food is because they fight against free radicals … Continue reading Why You Need to be Eating the Tomatoes from Your Garden
As I’m sure you’ve heard, fascial release is presently one of the greatest trends of the fitness industry. Despite its prevalence, many are still left with the question of what fascial release is. Keep reading—I’ll give you a quick explanation of what fascia and fascial release are and why they’re important as well as 5 … Continue reading 5 Fascial Release Exercises You Can Do at Home
Those with osteoporosis understand that “osteoporosis” is nearly synonymous with “bone density.” As a bone disease that results from too much bone loss or too little bone building, osteoporosis can become a major threat if left untreated. (1) For example, what may be simply a clumsy trip for one is a serious scare for those … Continue reading Benefits of Pilates for Osteoporosis
We hear it all the time. “Is Pilates good for me to do while I am training for another sport or physical activity?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!” Pilates is a great way to spruce up your cross-training. Arguably, Pilates offers the perfect cross-training for every athlete. Cycling, swimming, running, dancing, weight training, you … Continue reading How Pilates Helps Strengthen Tendons to Increase Joint Support for Weight Training and Sports
The ballet body is admirably long and lean. To this extent, it’s not surprising that many are after the unique physique of a ballerina. Barre fusion or barre classes are very popular right now. (Yes, we offer barre fusion classes at MPS and Central Core!) But, not all barre classes are taught equally. In fact, … Continue reading How We Teach Barre Differently and Why That Is Important
Have you ever experienced that uncontrollable shake in your body and not known if it is okay or not? Its a fine line when muscles shake - it depends on if you are working out the muscle or stretching. Shaking muscles is not dangerous if you are working out! It's a different level of muscle … Continue reading Muscle Shakes? Yay or Nay?
You know the feeling... you can feel it coming... you feel it when you swallow... you still have a chance to avoid getting sick and bounce back to 100% in a day! Follow these steps - ALL OF THEM and avoid the flu season all together! Sleep at least 7.5 hours that night... and really … Continue reading Avoid Getting Sick