What Should I Eat Before Pilates Class? Tips for Pre-Pilates Nutrition

I am often asked about what to eat before a Pilates Class. More often than not people come in either on a too full stomach or haven’t eaten for many hours and don’t have the calorie reserves to fuel their workout. Here are a few helpful tips on Pre-Pilates meals…
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I Need to Lose Weight…Is Pilates Right For Me?

If you are struggling with getting started with Pilates because you think it’s only for the ultra-slim ballerina body-types, you may want to rethink this myth. Although Pilates is known for creating dancer-like physiques by sculpting long and lean muscle, Pilates is design ed for all body-types. In fact, Pilates…
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You Really Are What You Eat…Why You Can’t Exercise Away a Poor Diet

You really are what you eat... Conventional approaches to diet and exercise have conditioned us to believe in calories-in vs. calorie-out, and that all calories are created equal. “The myth that you can out-run a bad diet partially stems from conventional calories-in-calories-out thinking,” says JJ Virgin, certified nutrition specialist and…
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Brain fog, weight gain…fatigue? 4 Reasons to go Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Zone 4 Reasons to go Gluten Free [caption id="attachment_421" align="alignright" width="333"] Gluten Free Foods[/caption] Gluten-free products are more available than ever.  But if you don’t have celiac disease why go gluten-free? The answer is chronic inflammation linked to autoimmune diseases. More recently, medical experts have begun to acknowledge the…
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The Slimming Effects of Reducing Sugar and Processed Foods

Interested in the Slimming Effects of Reducing Sugar and Eliminating Processed Foods? Sugar is implicated in disease, obesity, chronic health issues and packing on the extra hard-to-lose ten pounds. Part of the problem is that sugar is hidden in virtually all packaged and processed foods, including so-called healthy snacks and…
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