Conference Blogs

Guiding Principles of Contrology

Yesterday I mentioned in class that practicing Pilates is Not like driving an ambulance, ambulance as metaphor on how we practice on the reformer and generally go about the practice of the physical art of Pilates.  Sometimes I use the metaphor "like a tai chi movement." or, "like a gentle wave back and forth" or "work with opposition, control the movements coming and going.."  Today I stumbled on this: "Study carefully. Do not sacrifice knowledge to speed in building your solid exercise regime on the foundation of Contrology.

How's Your Year Going?

 There’s always such hope for great change at the beginning of a New Year.  However, most of us feel like we can begin to improve our lives tomorrow.  After all, it’s only the 10th day of the year.  We still have 355 days to get it right. 

"If you can dream it, you can live it!"- Rick Dant "THE" Trainer!

Happy 2014!!

I went for a health screening today and all my numbers are looking good, except for triglycerides.  This number should be below 150, mine is 167.  It is not bad but it needs to be better.  A year ago, there were many numbers that were out of wack.  I have changed all of them with the exception of triglycerides through working out and eating better.  A little more fine tuning on what I eat and continuing with my workouts should fix this.  So I'm off to learn more about triglycerides!!!

Who Says You Can Go It Alone With Your New Years Fitness Resolution?

How many people have made a New Year’s resolution to join a gym and by February have lost interest?  According to the International Health, Racquet, and Sports Club Association, “over 50% of new health club members quit within the first six months of joining a health club.”  Even though some say, for this reason, that hiring a personal trainer is a bad idea, Certified Personal Trainers can help you to reach your fitness goals because they can lead you through proven steps and met

Incidental Yoga For Busy People

As promised, I am walking the talk!

Time to..."Walk The Talk"!

Coming Fresh Out Of College

Wow, it's over.  I'm finally finished with my undergraduate studies.  Does this mean that I am done learning?  Never.  The journey that is education is never through.  And for those of you that look forward to the "light at the end of the tunnel" when it comes to their time in school, I don't understand their enthusiasm toward this end.  There is a sense of adventure in the pursuit of education for me.  Now that I have my B.Sc.

Paleo Diet Ranks Last

Welcome to Fab 40

This blog is dedicated to all my fabulous and over 40 year old gals out there.  I am here to tell you that with just a smigen of hard work you don't have to settle for cellulite, sags in the thighs or wings under the arms.  Trust me, when I had my second child in my 40's I too was concerend with sagging skin and getting my body back in shape.  Believe me when I tell you, all I had to do was push PLAY, I mean it. With the consistency of pushing Play every day of a Beachbody video I was well on my way. I saw results in the first week. No lie!