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
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 are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
Yoga and pilates question. I do my workouts at home, and spend all my money on bills and kids. So any suggestions on what I can use as a toga or pilates mat? I want to give new exercises a try, but lack equipment.... Read more
Before going away to college I did martial arts. I sustained a wrist injury that prevents me from bending it too far or putting to much pressure on it. I, however, have begun looking into yoga because I have so little space. My problem is many yoga m... Read more
I just manually tracked a real brief yoga session as Yoga (general stretching) and in the activity it says 62 calories burned, but it's crossing over to my Nutrition Tracker as 55 calories burned. Why the difference?... Read more
If you have struggled like me to find an exercise routine that you enjoy and keeps you motivated everyday, sign up with a yoga, pilates or other exercise studio that charges you if you don't come to your class. Many gyms or studios have online class... Read more
Search for "workouts" and you will see there are many options to choose from that will stream instantly- yoga, pilates, bootcamp, dance workouts etc. Great option for when you can't or don't want to go to the gym or play outside. Give it a try! If... Read more
This giveaway is now closed. The 3 winners are:BAFOXALLMSTMARYCATHYGETSFITEven though we're still full of turkey, we're super excited to announce this week's giveaway from Jennifer Kries, which will have THREE winners. Take a break from y... Read more
When I recently posted about the SparkPeople Fitness Starter Kit, I was surprised to see how many people already owned all (or most) of the equipment in the Kit. That got me wondering: What types of equipment do you have at home? Even though I have a... Read more
I tried doing a class at the gym today called ''Centergy''. My trainer said I would love it. It is supposed to be a mix between yoga and pilates.
I joined in for the first 10-15 minutes, then watched for about 20 minutes, then left. I couldn't e... Read more
Went to my first yogalates class tonight, I saw it and thought I would give it a go! I'm trying to try all of the different classes my gym offers - they are included in my £30 a month fee so I might as well work out what works for me!
So yogalat... Read more
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