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Pilates for Menopause

Let’s face it ladies, menopause is inevitable.  And guys you have your own version of it too.  But as inevitable as some age-related changes are, you don’t have to become fat, flabby and inflexible – that is entirely by choice for the vast majority of people. I said it was a choice.  I didn’t say

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You are losing muscle mass: you must fail to get it back

Are you over the age of 30?  Then you’re already on the sarcopenia road – age related muscle loss.  If you’re inactive you naturally lose as much as 5% of your muscle mass every decade starting in your 30s.  Even if you do workout, there will be some muscle decline. You can however, minimize how

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People who exercise are smarter

According to a new study from Michigan State University, students who exercised regularly had slightly higher GPAs than those who did not.  Of course, there’s the added bonus of better health, energy, and attitude too. The research also indicated that students with memberships stayed in school longer. An increase of 3.5 percent in two-year retention

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WHY TELL YOUR FITNESS INSTRUCTOR ABOUT YOUR MEDS

I recently spent some time teaching private Pilates sessions at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. The population skews older with the average being in their 60s.  Part of my protocol is to gather information about health conditions and medications. Whether your are an instructor or client – do not skip this part. As I discovered, most of

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