Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why I choose Strength Training by: Kate Belnap

We’ve all seen the people in the gym that look as though they should be contestants in American Gladiator or Body Building USA. I always assumed these people never stopped lifting weights, even in their sleep! I associated larger muscles with heavy weight lifting and grunting, but as I’ve grown older, my knowledge about weight training has grown leaps and bounds! Being a collegiate athlete, I spent plenty of time in the weight room and gym..
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The Six Principles of Pilates by: Duane Best

The six principles of Pilates: For many, these six principles are the foundation of the Pilates approach to exercise. Their application to the Pilates method of exercise is part of what makes it unique in the fitness world. It is important to note that Joseph Pilates did not directly set out the Pilates principles. They are concepts distilled from Joseph Pilates' work by later instructors. Because of this, there is not always agreement in the Pilates community.
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Yin Yoga by: Pamela Sery

Feminine energy. Moon. Cool. Passive. Relaxed. This is Yin. Masculine energy. Sun. Heat. Active. Powerful. This is Yang. We are all familiar with the great opposites - the Yin and the Yang. Any major city will offer you both these options when it comes to choosing your yoga class. Yin is about using your natural body weight in tandem with the gentle forces of gravity to remain in poses for anywhere from 2 to approximately 6 minutes. We.
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