08.05.07 - 01:30am
Pilates and Anatomy
Your body has muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, and nerves which work together to create movement in pilates. It is wise to have some understanding of anatomy, or at least have something to reference, to help you move in the most efficient way.
I even go to my anatomy book when I have something that [...]
07.29.07 - 04:02pm
Understanding Muscles Groups and their Actions
Need help understanding which muscles do which actions? Here is a list of muscle groups and actions with the corresponding muscles!
Trapezius (upper fibers)
Trapezius (lower fibers)
07.23.07 - 01:30am
Some of my clients get muscle cramps (particularly in the calf and foot), and it really kills them when doing the footwork series on the reformer. Our feet do have twenty something muscles and it doesn’t surprise me that the feet might tend to grip initially when learning such an exercise.
With everyone so busy [...]
07.22.07 - 11:54pm
I have two GREAT tips to ease soreness from your previous pilates workout, early evening jog, workout in the gym, etc. I keep these contents in labeled and recycled glass jars in my bathroom for easy access.
The key to easing soreness is to rest, hydrate, and replenish your body with healthy nutrients.
Post Pilates [...]