Health and Fitness Articles

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Body-Weight Training Program

by Jason Karp, PhD
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The 25 Most Significant Health Benefits of Physical Activity and Exercise

by Len Kravitz, PhD
Common health issues that can be positively affected, prevented or controlled by exercise.
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A Pilates Approach to Posture and Alignment

by Natalie Imrisek, MSPT
Equipment: By “grounding” clients on the reformer, you can help them make substantial improvements to their movement patterns.
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Full-Body Pilates Circuits

by Erika Quest
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Pilates Sample Class: Group Reformer

by Erika Quest
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Core Strength With Kettlebells

by Kristen Karhio
Core: Try these basic moves to add variety to your next class.
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Pilates Exercises Improve Back Health

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA
Pilates Research: Emphasize strength, flexibility, coordination and adaptability when working with people who have nonspecific low-back pain.
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Fit Feet: The Professional's Guide to Training South of the Ankles

by Katy Bowman, MS
Ex Rx: What you need to know before joining the "barefoot" movement.
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