Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. But sometimes, our mental health takes a backseat to … Continue reading Mental Health: 4 Tips to Maximize Your Connection Between Mental and Physical Well-Being
Do you remember the first time you saw a Pilates reformer? Maybe you were too shy to admit, but we know you probably thought it looked like some sort of torture device at first. You were likely wondering how or where you were supposed to sit on this contraption with springs hanging everywhere, ropes and … Continue reading The Reformer—Your One-Stop Piece of Exercise Equipment!
Can you guess one of the comments we most frequently hear from clients? You’ve probably said it yourself, and if you haven’t said it aloud, I’d be willing to bet that you’ve at least thought it. If the title of this blog didn’t already give it away, here it is: “I didn’t even know I had that … Continue reading I didn’t even know I had that muscle!
You might be asking, “What is pahy-luhts?” And, “Should I be doing it?” Well, for starters, it’s pronounced pi-lah-teez. The answer to your second question: YES! Everyone should be doing Pilates no matter age, fitness level, injury, or special needs! The benefits of Pilates are endless, so I’ve compiled a list of the most important … Continue reading Why Pilates?
Perhaps you’ve seen Suspension Yoga on our group class list at MPS and Central Core?? Maybe you’re wondering what it is? If that’s the case, you’ve stumbled upon the perfect blog! Suspension Yoga is…well it’s exactly what it sounds like! We make use of TRX straps to ‘suspend’ us in Suspension Yoga. In other words, … Continue reading What is Suspension Yoga and Who Can Benefit From It
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
Repetitive movement such as running can cause body asymmetries. Body asymmetries develop because of overuse of certain muscle groups while others are underused and can lead to poor optimal body mechanics. This can result in a variety of ailments from lower back pain to hip bursitis to knee problems. It can also lead to a … Continue reading The Secret To Keep You Running!