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What To Do About Exercise 
When You’re Pregnant

April 9th, 2015

Pregnancy brings many changes to women’s bodies and raises the question, “Do I need to alter my exercise routine”? Well, there are definitely concerns to take into account when exercising while pregnant and a good fitness program can actually enhance quality of life during pregnancy and help you birth more easily.

Maximize your Marathon Training

February 9th, 2015

Are you or someone you know training for a marathon?

With the Boston Marathon just around the corner we're getting a lot of questions about the best way to train for the big event. Given our own experience with running, marathon training and fitness, in general, here are our marathon training tips!

Cross-train.

How To Make a Delicious Spicy Chai (Mixed-spice tea)

January 27th, 2015

As with most of our cooking, we tend to create dishes on the spot. Although we don't have a recipe with precise measurements for our Chai, we believe that if you play with it enough times you'll eventually find just the right mix of ingredients to suit your taste.

Reader’s Questions: What is a WaterRower?

January 27th, 2015

Q: I've been hearing talk around the studio about Water Rowers; what are they?

A:  We're very excited about this great new addition to our studio offerings.  Water Rowers are indoor rowing machines with a unique WaterFlyweel design that blends the tranquility of water and rhythm of motion mimicking the dynamics of a boat moving through water.

Recipe of the Month…

December 9th, 2014

Stress Relief Smoothie
Ingredients:

1 cup organic kale or other rich leafy green
1 cup coconut water
1.5 cups fresh or frozen pineapple
1 Tablespoon Meyer's lemon juice ( substitute regular lemon juice, if needed)

Directions:

Blend greens and coconut water until smooth.

Reader’s Questions: Can Pilates help me lose weight?

December 9th, 2014

Q: Can Pilates help me lose weight?

Yes! As with any other form of exercise, Pilates can assist with weigh loss. Losing weight, shaping your body, and increasing your overall fitness by doing Pilates depends on the following:

- Focus. The level of attention you bring to your body as it performs each exercise is key.

Feel Good During the Holidays: 8 Tips on How to Deal with Holiday Stress

December 8th, 2014

We're all hearing the familiar greetings of the season to be joyful and cheerful. Although well meaning, these messages and expectations can heighten our less desirable feelings such as sadness, grief, or loneliness. On top of it all, it seems as though everywhere we turn the Xmas music is blaring and product advertisements are jumping out at us implying that we must consume and celebrate in order to fit in whether we have the means or not.

8 Tips for Getting the Most out of Exercise

November 17th, 2014

So, you've tried Pilates or some other exercise and you didn't get what you expected. You're not getting the results you hoped for. What do you do when you feel like you're not reaching your exercise goals? How do you lose weight, get stronger, run faster, or simply feel better? Setting goals and attempting to achieve them can leave many of us feeling disappointed when we realize that all of our hard work didn't give us the results we hoped for.