I’m Thinking About Feet Today.

Footwork does things for my body that nothing else provides.  We all know about the reflexology points that are stimulated with footwork, and this in itself is benefit enough to make me miss it.  This staple exercise gets the blood flowing and uses reflexology points on the feet to stimulate the internal organs (I’ve even found it my go-to exercise for PMS symptoms). However, footwork…

Pilates Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – 7 Exercises Women Need to Know

Pilates pelvic floor safe exercises can minimize the risk of pelvic floor injury. Some intense core abdominal Pilates exercises have potential to cause or worsen existing pelvic floor problems. Unfortunately some women commence Pilates exercises to strengthen their core muscles only to find that they develop or aggravate existing pelvic floor problems. Not all Pilates exercises are unsafe for the pelvic floor and many can…

Male Athletes find their edge with Pilates

As with other professional sports teams, the New York Nets have invested in Pilates equipment for their weight room. The players were so dependent on their Pilates workouts that throughout the NBA playoffs in 2002, a leading Pilates company shipped special equipment to the team’s hotel on road trips. As mainstream as the Pilates method of developing core muscle groups has become, male professional athletes…

A Pain-Relieving, Solo Hip Flexor Stretch You’ll Really Love

 Watch Video Whether you run long distance, sit in a chair all day, or find yourself some­where in between those extremes, today I’m going to show you a key stretch that is going to make you feel fantastic! Our chal­leng­ing modern lifestyle pretty much guar­an­tees we’ll need to stretch our hip flexors if we want to relieve pain and avoid creating chronic issues in our backs and legs.