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Lengthen & Strengthen with Pilates


Pilates Leads to a Happier, Healthier Life! Like yoga, Pilates is almost as much about the breathing as it is about controlling the body’s movements through the abdominal muscles (the “powerhouse”).

What really nice about Pilates is that you can do it anywhere at any time. All you would need is a mat and a peaceful atmosphere. Even though it works you hard, it does not leave you a sweaty mess, so you can easily fit it into a busy lifestyle.

It works the core and gives you a flat belly…Most abdominal exercises focus on the superficial abdominals that won’t give you a flat stomach. Pilates targets the deep core, which leads to a flat tummy, a narrow waist, and a healthy spine.

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Customize Your Workouts and Become Your Own Personal Trainer


Own Personal Trainer
Own Personal Trainer

Hiring a personal trainer is a huge commitment, especially financially. It is a great way to stay on track with your fitness goals, as there are a lot of benefits to human personal trainers, such as the face-to-face, hands on workouts and live motivation. However, hiring a personal trainer is not realistic for everyone. For many, the cost is a barrier as personal can sometimes run up to a couple hundred dollars for one hour, with some even pricier. Others may find that the time commitment is simply not possibly for their busy schedule. Remember, it is not only your schedule that needs to be considered but also the trainers.

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How Coffee May Give Your Workout a Boost


Workout boost with coffee
Workout boost with coffee

He stops by the gym’s café for a cup of coffee before heading to the treadmill. Or, she walks into the gym with her favorite Starbucks coffee before busting it out in a high energy Zumba class. It would not surprise me if you have come across something similar. You know, someone who chugs down a quick drink of coffee? Be slow to criticize, though. While I am not here to wholly advocate caffeine, research has shown that drinking a cup of coffee before a workout can improve performance, offer some functional advantages, and may even help with weight loss.

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