Whether it’s twisting the body on a drive, rotating the hips during a back swing, or squatting down to pick up the golf ball, golfers are constantly twisting and turning their bodies. Golf requires your dominant side to constantly reproduce the same swing over and over, several times per hole for several hours at a time. Not surprisingly, this can…
Many people’s first thought, at the very mention of the ‘foam roller’, is a feeling of excruciating pain.
No two things are alike, even if they may look the same…and Pilates equipment is no exception.
One of the best aspects of the Pilates method is its portability. You don’t even have to be doing a Pilates workout to move in a ‘Pilates way’.
For a new Pilates student, there is a lot to learn in the first 20 sessions. Setting up strong foundations is incredibly important to help advance along the Pilates journey.
Lower back pain has become so common these days, that often it is not even diagnosed. The primary cause is poor standing – but more commonly sitting – posture. Prolonged periods spent seated in front of a computer, as well as slouching forward, have become normal.
Although completely different in intent, there are many cross-overs and benefits between Pilates and Yoga. Each lifestyle (or method) has proponents eager to tell you why their method is better than the other.
Many blogs (including our own) suggest that Pilates is good for this and good for that and good for pretty much everything.