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Don’t grow old. Just keep growing! Pilates and CoreAlign™ for seniors

Posted on February 22, 2012

TweetWhat do you want to be when you grow up? For Ted and Hattie Purtell, the answer continues to be ACTIVE. Through their Pilates and CoreAlign sessions at The Lift, Ted and Hattie are able to do the things they love: skiing, scuba diving, sailing, gardening and more. Like us, they believe that once you Read More…

Personal shopping list: Where are YOU on your list of to-do’s?

Posted on November 30, 2011

Tweet It’s starting! Whether it’s shopping, baking or donating our time, many of you are preparing for the holidays. Your calendar starts to fill up with parties and tasks and soon even the most organized planner starts to feel a little frazzled. Or maybe you’re a person who doesn’t plan a lot for the holidays, Read More…

Pilates and Sleep: A winning routine

Posted on November 09, 2011

Tweet    A while back , we talked about the positive effects that daylight can have on our well-being. Now let’s share a few thoughts about nighttime, and how Pilates can help you get the most of your bedtime hours. It’s no secret to most of us that a regular routine of Pilates can help you Read More…

Get up, stand up for Boss’ Day

Posted on October 12, 2011

TweetStudies prove something many of us have known all along: sitting all day is bad for you. Then it’s no surprise that sitting for 40+ hours a week is really bad for you, your metabolism, and your overall health. For those of us that work in a sedentary office environment, even scheduling the recommended daily 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…

From the ground to your core, a focus on feet

Posted on June 16, 2011

TweetWhen you think about your health and physical shape, what comes to mind first? Is it a strong core? Cardiovascular endurance? Muscle strength? How about healthy feet? We rely on our feet every single day to get us from one place to another, support us while standing for long periods of time and accommodates a Read More…

Maintain your Pilates body this barbecue season

Posted on May 31, 2011

TweetMemorial Day weekend is what we like to think of here in Wisconsin as the unofficial start to summer (although we’re still waiting for the weather to support that). As we head into the summer months of hot, sunny days and cool, clear nights, summer cookouts and holiday barbecues are sure to follow. Here are Read More…