Here’s Why You Should Go Paleo!

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve likely heard of the caveman diet, otherwise known as the Paleo diet. The Paleo diet is a modern take on eating the way hunter-gatherer humans ate in the Paleolithic era (2.5 million to 10,000 years ago). This diet consists of lean proteins like fish, meat and poultry,... Continue Reading →

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The Muscles I Discovered When I Started Practicing Pilates

via - FitnessMagazine | by - Alyssa Sparacino When I picked up Pilates again after a long hiatus, I found I had been neglecting some hard-to-reach muscles that deserved my attention. As a health and fitness editor and certified personal trainer, it's fair to say I'm pretty attuned to my body. For example, the piriformis on my right... Continue Reading →

Shake It Up: Pilates Is a Revelation!

via - Lydia M, AbsoluteFIT Participant Lydia's AbsoluteFIT Journey Continues Funny thing happened last week, y’all: I got tired of crabbing about my stupid broken toe, and took Oceana’s suggestion to do some of AbsoluteFIT’s Pilates sessions. And what I wanna know is: WHY HAVEN’T I DONE THIS SOONER?  Here are five surprising things I've... Continue Reading →

Pilates for the Senior Population

via - Mary Ann Smith, Senior Wellness Director | Team AVAC® As the senior population grows, interest in maintaining and improving their quality of life with physical activity is growing. But with age come physical limitations and health issues. Pilates is an activity to counter the aging process. Here at Almaden Valley Athletic Club® we have... Continue Reading →

Pilates for Health, I’m a Believer

By - Mary Ann Smith Several years ago I had a bone scan.  My radiologist told me that despite my years of teaching fitness and endurance classes, I had osteoporosis.  I was not the norm.  I wasn’t sure what to do. Taking my 50 hour course training for Stott Pilates gave me way to think... Continue Reading →

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