Covid-19, Social Distancing and Staying Sane. Advice from a Pilates Instructor.

I know I’m about to go bonkers and just about to blow my lid as I face 2 weeks off (so far) and so unsure about where this is all headed. When I realized that I have absolutely no control over the world economy, our national economy, state nor city economy, nor my own economic health at this very moment.

The Powerhouse. Core Muscle Review: The Erectors and Multifidi

As I stated in the first article that the abdominals are a bridge between the torso and the hips. The Erectors are similar in that they also form a bridge but are formed on the posterior portion of the torso. The erectors connect the the torso to the hips as well as connect the headContinue reading “The Powerhouse. Core Muscle Review: The Erectors and Multifidi”

The Powerhouse. Core Muscle Review: The External and Internal Obliques

Photos Courtesy of The Muscle System Pro III (Copyright 3DMedical.com) (from left to right fig 1-4)   This is the second article in a series about the powerhouse “core muscle review”. Anatomically these muscles work together to maintain balance and stability in the core. The external and internal obliques act as a bridge between theContinue reading “The Powerhouse. Core Muscle Review: The External and Internal Obliques”

Wind Shift Nutrition

I had been overworking, eating poorly, drinking more than I should and not getting much sleep. My mother had also recently died and the weight of the her death was finally sinking in. I was dragging. I was forgetting things, like which exercise comes next in the mat order or repeating an exercise I had already done. I truly thought that this was it. My age was catching up to me and dementia was on the way.

The Powerhouse. ( Core Muscle Review ) The Transverse Abdominus

Photos Courtesy of The Muscle System Pro III (Copyright 3DMedical.com) This is an explanation of the muscles that define the core and secondary muscles that assist in a balanced musculo-skeletal structure. If there is one thing I’ve found, it is that Pilates works to shape and balance the body/frame by aligning from top to bottom,Continue reading “The Powerhouse. ( Core Muscle Review ) The Transverse Abdominus”