As a fitness instructor, I get a lot of questions about Pilates, from what it is to how it benefits the body. I too was skeptical about how this "gentle" form of exercise—which, to me, looked a lot like lying on the floor—could... Read more
Everyone's holding their wallets and purse strings a little tighter these days. But that doesn't mean that you have to give up on getting fit just because times are tight. Exercise can be easy to fit into your day, just as it can be inexpensi... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
Some days, I am just in a mood. I don’t know what you call it, maybe stressed, bored, lonely, angry, sad, anxious, or tired. I call it "getting into a funk." When it happens, I have allowed my circumstances to dictate my attitude and... Read more
When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l... Read more
There are many workouts that I come across that are video/DVD/youtube and they are good ones. Previously we were given the option to print the workout. I have noticed here lately all the video routines I'm receiving do NOT give that option. While vid... Read more
I am constantly on the look out for great strength workout DVD's. I enjoy mixing it up as I get bored easily with a few DVD'S.
My favourite instructor is Jessica Smith, and my favourite strength DVD so far is her 10 min. solution... Read more
I use to like occasionally doing yoga at the gym, but me and my hubby never went consistently enough to justify the cost, so we dropped the membership. I try to get outside and do some cardio a few days a week, but did always enjoy yoga and would lik... Read more
Any plans for coach Nicole's seated workout videos to be put on a DVD? Having had 3 strokes one in the brainstem, I can't balance without a walker or holding onto a wall, so the seated ones work well for me, also if she could do some walking interva... Read more
Getting bored of the same old exercise DVD's? Don't forget your local library! Mine has a great variety of exercise DVD's that are free to try out. Want to see if you like yoga? Always wondered about pilates? Get a chance to try it out at no cos... Read more
I like to do Pilates twice a week. That's the minimum amount of core training I need to keep my persistent back problems at bay and to feel centered and limber. Fortunately for me, I've been teaching two mat classes for the past several years... Read more
For those of you avid gym-goers out there, you know how important it is to keep your gym bag stocked and ready to go! If you are anything like me, you also like to stay stylish, even while getting sweaty, which is why I designed my oGorgeous brand of... Read more
Well, I bought it the other day and decided to do it today instead of heading out for a walk. For some reason, I didn't feel like going out today and I was eager to try this new DVD out! Plus the park was full of footballers, my head has been hit by... Read more
Well I want to improve my flexibility so I thought both Yoga & Pilates would help me along with stretching. I have tried yoga at the gym and really am not a fan but pilates I find really fun and I got a good workout. I wanted to give them both a sh... Read more
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