Each month, we’re asking our expert staff and experienced faculty what they’ve been reading in their spare time. We’ll be sharing their top picks and commentary with you on our blog.
Here’s what Dawn-Marie Ickes, Balanced Body Master Instructor, has been reading on the role of Pilates in overall health and fitness.
The Full Body 30-Day Challenge You Can Do at Home
You don’t need a gym to get a killer workout in! Some of the most effective moves to tone your body, improve flexibility and build strength all at once, use your own body weight as equipment. Use this guide to inspire your at-home fitness routine with Pilates-inspired moves and techniques.
Ask an Expert: How Does Pilates Improve Overall Health?
With so many fitness fads on the market today, it’s hard to know what’s right for you and the unique needs of your body. Pilates is a tried and true method that will get you in shape, release stress, prevent physical injury and help improve overall health and wellness in your life.
How to Tweak Your Diet to Improve Your Pilates Workout
Finding a balance between a solid workout and a proper diet is vital to your success on the mat. The best way to achieve your fitness goals is to combine mindful attention to how you are fueling your body. A few tips include a the timing of your meals, slowing down to taste your food, and maintaining proper hydration before during and after your workout.