Category: Pilates Workout Tips

Cueing Movement with Imagery

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Imagery, the act of imagining an activity or goal, has been shown to produce favorable results when used in sports and exercise. Sport psychologists, coaches and personal trainers have harnessed the science of imagery to improve performance. According to research, imagining a particular activity results in a 10% muscle response in subjects. That is pretty …

The Benefits to Workout Buddies

Did you know that you are far more likely to stick to a workout plan if you have a “workout date?” Here are three reasons why working out with a friend or partner could help you reach your goals quicker: Stay Accountable Having a set time scheduled for your workout, as well as another person …

The Spinal Column

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Your spine is comprised of a series of small bones called vertebrae. The vertebrae are arranged vertically in a column, hence the term “spinal column” or “vertebral column.” The spinal column is a very sophisticated structure that serves a number of functions. It holds your body in the upright position, supports your head, and is …