Bladder Control and Exercise: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is Not OK! (For Women, or Men) Do you have a bladder control problem? If you pee when you workout… Don’t just go and buy adult diapers, you need to read this! An article about women, exercise, and...
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A fellow Pilates Teacher forwarded me an article from Greg Lehman, BKin, MSc, DC, MScPT entitled The mechanical case against foam rolling your IT Band. It can not lengthen and it is NOT tight. She wanted to know what I thought about the article… The article is an...
I have NEVER been a speedy runner… In fact in my mid-twenties I quit running altogether, when I realized that no matter the age bracket I would never be fast enough to be competitive and actually place, much less win a race. Now I look back on this poor attitude as a...
If your goal is to enjoy running healthy and avoiding injury, (which should be the goal of every avid recreational runner and professional athlete) there are a few very important key points to keep in mind while training to ensure you stay healthy and injury-free. I...
Impact. To build strong bones our body needs impact! And sadly, the older most of us get, the less impact (or stress) we place on our bones, bodies, and joints. It seems like one day, (perhaps in your mid 30’s, or early 40’s) all of a sudden high impact aerobics...
Do you worry about bone health for your children? If you haven’t ever given it a thought – you should. There are lots of good health reasons to keep your kids active, and in our current fast-food, computer driven, sedentary society it is becoming harder and harder to...
One of my favorite memories of working with Kathy Grant for the few blessed privileged times I had to be with her at the PMA conferences, was getting to learn and experience the visualizations, and techniques Kathy had for organizing the body and teaching good...
A Mind Shift to See Your Beautiful True Self Awareness is such a cool thing! We all know the world is a little warped when it comes to looking at physical beauty. Our perception on beauty and perspective needs a serious mind shift. Models in magazines are...
Happy New Year – 2013 is the Year of the Water Snake While I’m not an expert with Chinese Astrology, I am fascinated at how the Universe brings things to my attention. Today, February 10th at 3:20pm we begin the Year of the Water Snake. What I didn’t realize until...
Everybody knows that posture is important, but we don’t always know what we need to do to improve things. I love the term, “primal posture.” It’s a great way to explain the difference between good posture and having your chest puffed out like a spring chicken and...
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