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Preventing Osteoporosis & Fractures… How To Avoid Brittle Bones

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in American Bone Health, Back Pain, Blog, Bone Health, Core, Events, Exercise, Health, Lower Back, Mobility, Pelvic Stability, Pilates | 0 comments

Preventing Osteoporosis & Fractures…how to Avoid Brittle Bones   Did you know … 70% of people over 65 with osteoporosis have never been screened and don’t know they have it? AND There are more osteoporosis related fractures yealy than breast cancer, strokes, and heart attacks combined?   Osteoporosis is not just a disease of old people or of women.   People of all ages can have low bone density including men and young adults.  Children’s poor diets and lack of activity will give them a greater chance of having low bone density at a younger age.  We reach the peak of our bone mass at about age 30.   How might you know if you should be concerned about...

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11 Powerful Natural Antibiotics from Our Kitchen

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in Core | 0 comments

ha   Recently people talk more about the beneficial effects of the healing plants, and some of them are even called natural antibiotics. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.forhealthbenefits.com My Family and I have discovered many benefits of plants and natural remedies.  It pays to be informed and educate yourself before the need arises.  I also enjoy sharing what I learn with my friends and clients so they can live a healthier and more vibrant life. See on Scoop.it – pilates Please Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to...

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Essential Oils for Fitness

Posted by on Jul 18, 2015 in Blog, Core, Core Align Pilates, Essential Oils, Events, Exercise, Health, Pilates | 0 comments

Essential Oils For Fitness Interview with Adam Ringham Essentially Fit Essential Oils For Physical Fitness, Weight Training and Weight Management   Have you ever wondered why you need a cup of coffee every morning and then that coke or mountain dew during the afternoon? Maybe you are a full blown addict.  We all know these things are not good for us,  but how do we get out of the habit of artificially boosting our energy to get us through and still get through our day?  I encourage you to begin anew and learn how to use essential oils for fitness and find yourself not needing those nasty drinks to pep you up anymore.   On July 21, @ 12 pm MST (recorded Link) I will...

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Removing Toxins & Weight Loss

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Core | 1 comment

What does Removing the Toxins from our Bodies have to do with Weight loss? Toxins are making us fat and sick.  Our bodies store toxic chemicals in our fat cells to protect our organs.   The more toxins we take in the more we gain weight.   In this study by the Environmental Working Group, research discovered that even our babies have 287 chemicals in their umbilical cords at birth.  Of those 180 are known to cause cancer…217 are toxic to brain and nervous system…208 cause birth defects…     If you are are having troubles with your immune system, energy level and focus or if you’re beginning to have health issues chances are you need to reduce the toxins in...

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Gain Height Through Pilates Posture

Posted by on Dec 27, 2014 in Core | 0 comments

What does Posture have to do with height? Have you ever heard the saying, “Doing Pilates will make you taller?” In reality Pilates teaches you to hold your optimal height.  When you use the core muscles unconsciously after a regular Pilates practice you will stand as tall as you were built to be. Don’t allow your body to be pulled closer to the ground for another day!   Here is an article teaching some useful exercises to elongate your spine and build muscle. http://bit.ly/spinalelongation While these exercises are great, if you low bone density avoid any forward bending, rotation or side-bending especially if you are de-conditioned. For those...

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Foot Pain Solutions

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Balanced Body, Blog, Core, Core Align Pilates, Exercise, Injury, Pilates | 0 comments

Would you like relieve foot pain?   Santa came early this year to  my studio.  He was thinking about my clients with foot pain and wanted to give them some relief.  So, new to my Core Align Pilates studio I have a Balanced Body Foot Corrector.  Its original design and purpose was to release and strengthen the muscles in the foot.  These often over abused workhorses can throw off the body’s alignment and form hard to change movement patterns that haunt us as we age.   The Foot Corrector strengthens and lifts the arch of the foot, and improves balance and gait.     The foot corrector is a great tool for athletes wanting to tune up their game, reprogram harmful foot  and...

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