I've seen it so often. Women find out their pregnant, start feeling the effects of it, and quit coming to the gym or their classes. When I see them again postpartum, they feel huge and out of shape. Now, let me preface this by saying that I'm not throwing rocks. I know how debilitating … Continue reading What Do You Mean, I’ve Got to Workout While Pregnant?
There are a few things regarding exercise that I truly believe are accessible to everyone. I'll talk about cardiovascular exercise another time but for now I want to talk about working the deep muscles of the trunk--in this case, I'm focusing on the transverse abdominis. This thick band of muscle is the deepest of the … Continue reading Two Tummy Toners Accessible For Everyone
I have been in the fitness industry for over eight years now and one of the things that never ceases to amaze me is how unwilling people are to pay for instructor services. I've talked to so many instructors over the years who tell me their client base finds it difficult to pay $25, $15, … Continue reading Why Do Fitness Instructors Cost So Much?
It's been a while since I wrote about Pilates, but as it was my first venture into mind-body fitness and I promised myself I'd become an instructor in it, I thought I'd take the time to write about the basic principles that act as the foundation for Joseph Pilates' method of "Contrology" which he based … Continue reading Pilates Principles