Cross-Training With Pilates

For a single-sport athlete, cross training can be beneficial outside the athlete’s primary sport. For a fitness enthusiast, it means the ability to perform many different activities to ensure total fitness. Cross training with Pilates gives you an advantage to work with every muscle in your body without putting excess harm on your joints. Read More

Spring Into Summer With Reformer Pilates

The sun is out, spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner! This is the time of year where most people embark on a new fitness journey or start to think about doing so. While the warmer weather can be a motivator to start exercising, ideally we should be wanting to be strong, fit and healthy for the rest of our lives rather than just skinny for Summer. Read More

May Motivation

We know the colder months can sometimes keep us from our Reformer Pilates class. But if you are tempted to hit the snooze button in the morning, or to cancel your class in the evening remember this – staying motivated this winter requires a change to only one thing: your mindset. Yes, the cooler weather encourage eating more and doing less, but the foundation of motivation is based on two things. The first is having a goal to aim for. The second is clearly understanding the positive effects your actions will have on your life. Connect with these two forces and you will always be inspired to move your body. Constantly remind yourself of the benefits doing Reformer Pilates brings to you. You want to manage your stress levels, maintain your improved posture and bad back, have an abundance of energy and feel good in yourself rather than feeling overwhelmed and sluggish. Warm your body the healthy way with exercise. See you at class!

ALMONDS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Almonds are one of the most nutritious of all nuts. As consumers are increasingly becoming dedicated to healthy lifestyles, studies have found that adding almonds to your diet can contribute to physical wellness, including weight loss. Read More

5 Reasons To Love Reformer Pilates

Can we state the obvious...... we love Reformer Pilates here at LifestyleBoom. In honour of International Pilates Day this Saturday 7th May we'd love to share with you why! Read More

Pilates For Perky Breasts

There are no magical, non-surgical cures for permanently increasing your breast size. However exercise, particularly reformer pilates and it's associated techniques can help your breasts to easily appear firmer and perkier. Read More

Reformer Pilates For Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the most common problems today. A sedentary lifestyle such as sitting in front of a computer and working at a desk for hours can strain your shoulder muscles as they hold your arms as you work. Overusing the muscles in your neck as well as in the adjacent parts can also lead to pain. These days, it is more likely that we experience neck pain and it greatly affects our way of living. Read More

Pilates For Men

Pilates works very well in strengthening lower abdominal and pelvic muscles, which are essential for a woman’s childbearing, reproductive and urinary function. It also doesn’t involve heavy lifting, making Pilates often seen as an activity made for women. However, there are reasons why men should do Pilates too. Pilates is a system of physical fitness that conditions the body and train the muscles for flexibility, strength, endurance and coordination. Because of its popularity among women, many men have the belief that Pilates exercises aren’t appropriate for their workout routines. Read More

Do You Drink Enough Water?

Water is so important that life cannot exist without it. It plays a vital role to almost every function in our body making up 70 percent or two thirds of our total body weight. Our body loses water when we urinate or sweat, even we breathe, therefore, it is essential to replace the water we have lost to keep hydrated. Without water, your body would stop working properly and you cannot survive more than a few days without it. Read More

Can Pilates Make You Taller?

Aside from strengthening your core muscles, Pilates is often touted as an exercise system that makes a person taller. But does Pilates really make you taller? Technically, it will not give you an additional vertebra to add up to your height. However, Pilates can positively affect your height in a functional way. Read More

 

 

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