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Stability in the saddle requires full body strength.

Posted on July 25, 2012

Tweet Balance, concentration and control: important principles for any moving sport. Lose sight of these and you could cause yourself embarrassment or injury. In a sport like horseback riding, however, much more is at stake. You run the risk of injuring not only yourself, but your horse as well. And let’s face it – when Read More…

Top foods to reduce belly fat and show off your abs

Posted on August 17, 2011

TweetYou’ve been working hard on your core strength all summer to get the swimsuit stomach you’ve always wanted. By now, you’ve probably noticed how you stand taller, walk lighter, and sit easier in a chair with a strong core, right? But do you still find yourself constantly checking out your abs, waiting patiently for the Read More…

Pilates How To: The Stomach Series

Posted on August 04, 2011

TweetIn a previous blog post, 30 hours to a swimsuit stomach with Pilates, we shared one our favorite ab exercises — the Stomach Series. Sometimes referred to as the “Belly Burner,” these five Pilates mat exercises will challenge your abdominal endurance. Try it for yourself! Exercise #1: Single Leg Stretch Perform an Upper Body Curl* Read More…

Pilates: The secret weapon of the stars

Posted on July 26, 2011

TweetWithout a well-conditioned body, many celebrities would be out of a job. From starlet to professional athlete, core body strength can enable many celebrities to take their career to the next level. Superficial? Absolutely. Reality? You bet! When one sprain can cost a fortune in the form of being on the injured list or needing Read More…