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upper body exercises

4 Pilates Upper Body Exercises for Back, Shoulders and Arms

Today, we’re going to be doing upper body exercises so we can improve our posture. Did you know that slouching can lead to neck and back pain, reduce your flexibility, and even more profoundly, decrease your oxygen flow to your muscles?

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How to Heal Chronic Back Pain Without Surgery

Today, we’re digging into the topic of an ACL injury, more specifically, how to prevent re-tearing your ACL. When I say ‘ACL injury’, I mean the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee. Unfortunately, I’ve seen too many clients that have suffered more than one injury on the same knee due to lack of full recovery and keeping up with a preventative routine.

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Best Exercises and Therapy for Chronic Back Pain Relief

Over the years, chronic back pain is definitely one of the more common issues that my clients seem to have when they walk in the door and start working with me. There are four elements that we need to improve to help relieve chronic back pain. Those are flexibility, balance, strength, and endurance.

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How to Avoid an ACL Injury or Re-Injury

Today we’re going to be talking about ACL injury, more specifically, how to prevent an ACL injury from reoccurring again. So, when I say ACL injury, I’m meaning the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee. Unfortunately, I’ve seen many clients that have suffered more than one injury on the same knee due to lack of full recovery and keeping up with a preventative routine.

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easy core exercises

7 Easy Core Exercises for a Beginner Pilates Workout

Today we’re gonna be talking about seven easy core exercises that are geared towards beginners to get a feel and understanding of what muscle groups they should be working.

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Pilates exercises for your abs

3 Pilates Exercises for Your Abs (That You’ll Love)

With so many core exercises out there, people ask me what the best Pilates exercises for your abs are. They may not be the three that you are expecting, but I have very specific reasons why I chose these three exercises.

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Simple Pilates Exercises You Can Do at Home to Avoid Back Pain

One of the most common questions my clients ask is, “What are some exercises I can do at home to avoid back pain?” Here’s what I tell them…

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3 Lower Body Stretches to Do at Home

Here are three of my favorite lower body stretches you can do at home. Do these before or after any workout routine—you won’t regret it.

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Pilates Exercise: 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Try Pilates

Why try Pilates? To enjoy life, to feel that joy, and to reignite your spark – to name a few. Here are 5 reasons to try Pilates exercise and more…

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