Do not leave varicose veins without attention
Varicose veins are a common female problem. If you want your legs to look great and your health not to be in danger, take care of the health of your…

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How to choose clothes and shoes for Pilates
The well-known fitness technique developed by Joseph Pilates combined elements from ballet, yoga and isometric exercises. On the crest of the wave of the popularity of a healthy lifestyle and…

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Types of Strength Training
Power aerobics is a useful and quite entertaining sport, relevant for both women and men. During classes, coordination of movements and a sense of rhythm develops, muscle tone and strength…

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Exercises for abdominal muscles

Keeping the position described above, feel the muscles of the pelvic floor. Inhale, relax the lower abdomen, exhale pull the lower abdomen to the spine, as if fastening tight jeans. Do not forget to stretch the crown up. Repeat several times.
The purpose of the exercise: to unload the lower back, to ensure blood circulation in the pelvic area.

Long sitting position.
Boarding the aircraft is completed, luggage is safely perched on a shelf, sitting in an armchair. It will take a long time to sit. Even 1 hour is not enough, what to speak of a 10 hour flight.
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Stretch twine for beginners

Twine is one of the main exercises in gymnastics, acrobatics and stretching. This method of stretching is also used in dance, yoga and striptease. It not only demonstrates the plasticity of the body, but also reflects the health of joints, ligaments and bones. Mastering the “twine” skill stimulates the coordination of movements, increases flexibility in general, improves posture.

It should be noted that the ability to sit on the twine is available not only to women, but also to men.

However, due to the structure of the pelvic bones, it is easier for men to perform a transverse view of twine, and for women – a longitudinal one. Fitness Manifest stretching trainers will help you fulfill your childhood dream – to sit on the splits, even if you are well over 20, and defeat your friends with a new Continue reading

Pilates breath

Inhale is the first act in our life, and the last exhale. We can say that breathing accompanies each of our steps like a shadow that you do not notice. Observe the people around you and you will see how the breathing behaves differently! How does a child breathe 2-3 years? Excited bride? Marathon runner in the race? Watchmaker? The conclusion is amazing: breathing reflects our emotional state, well-being, lifestyle! Conversely, by affecting the breath, we can affect our condition! This is a great miracle, which is used by many wellness techniques, including Pilates.

Is breathing a rule or an instrument?
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Burnout stages
Freudenberger created a scale consisting of 12 stages of burnout. The first step still looks very harmless: At first, patients with burnout have an obsessive desire to affirm themselves (“I…

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Joseph Clara Pilates Studio today
New York, 8th Avenue and 56th Street, an old low-rise building surrounded by skyscrapers, noisy cafes where cigars are still manually twisted in the neighborhood. Central Park is within easy…

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"Survival Strategy" in long flights with Pilates
The last few years I had to spend a lot of time on airplanes, quite often flights were long (8-10 hours) and at first I carried them quite hard. And…

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PILATES AND BREATH
We often hear talk about the need to breathe properly, because breathing is the first action in life and the last, we know that breathing begins and ends our life.…

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