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
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?
Do you know what and where the Serratus anterior is? Firstly, the purpose of strengthening Serratus anterior is to help the scapular (shoulder blade) sit more downward & facing up as this will help your shoulder joint move back into the right position and not cause any pinching. This muscle is classified as a Phasic … Continue reading Serratus?
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!