Yoga and Pilates share a lot of the same benefits: slimming, flexibility, balance, strength building, so which is best? Well, it’s a personal preference really, so here is a menu of reasons why each are masters in their own respects.
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The days are longer, the sun is warmer and the little ones are eager to get out and stretch those muscles. Well, that’s what we’d prefer. We know they’d be just as happy sitting in front of the television playing video games, but let’s pretend for just a moment. Once they actually do get outside, […]
No — stretching cold muscles is like stretching a brittle rubber band. You should always bring your heart rate up before stretching, about 5 minutes or until you start to break a sweat. After you get blood circulating, it is time for a warm-up stretch that will prepare your muscles for the demands of a […]
If you can teach your kids to count to ten, you can teach yourself ten healthy habits to get your body back and give yourself the energy you need to keep up with your active family. 1 Perform cardiovascular/aerobic exercise 2-3 times a week To get a lean body you need to be doing some […]
It seems everywhere you look these days, there are trainers, celebrities and other fitness gurus spouting off about the ‘perfect workout.’ And we really want to know. Is there really such a thing? We all have some extra weight we want to drop, some abs to tighten and some butt to lift… and we understand […]