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Why You Should Be Doing Pilates


Pilates is a method of exercise that was developed by Joseph Pilates. Joseph Pilates was weak and frail as a child and suffered from various illnesses, including rickets and asthma. As a result of his health struggles, he became obsessed with the “perfect body,” and he took up several different sports in order to become healthier…

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The 2015 Year in Review

Well, here we are, another year in the history books. What an interesting year it was for me and Core Fitness and Nutrition. Bear with me because this is going to be long. 🙂 Going into 2015, my list of clients was stable. I had quite a few clients carrying over from the previous year,…

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The Benefits of Strong Core Muscles

Why do you need to know the benefits of strong core muscles? Do you know the true meaning of core muscle strength? Many people are unaware about the importance of core muscles, and they are also not aware of how to sufficiently build core strength. First, let’s talk about why strong core muscles are so imperative…

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Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

Recently on the fan page for Core Fitness and Nutrition on Facebook, I posted a comment that stated, “I cannot ‘out train’ bad nutrition. If your diet is horrible, we can workout all the time and you still won’t see results.”  The reason for posting this was the ongoing battle I have with some of…

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Why You Should Do Tabata Training

Tabata Training

Tabata training, also known as the Tabata protocol, is a type of high intensity, fast and furious form of interval training. Interval training is defined as a high intensity exercise routine broken up by timed breaks. An example of a Tabata program can be a set of sprints followed by a timed break followed by…

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Simple Tips to Help You Deal With Stress

Stress is a mental state that affects the mind and well-being and usually in a negative manner. While there is no definitive definition of stress (since stress affects everyone differently), there are a number of signs and symptoms that can show what stress really is. Symptoms of stress manifest themselves both psychically and mentally. Physically…

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How Exercise Helps ACL Tears

Historically, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are a painful injury that few people recover from completely. It is common for professional sportsmen and women to retire soon after ACL tears as they have failed to recover to the necessary level to return to their sport; however, as medicine progresses with this type of injury, this…

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Exercise and Blood Sugar Disorders

Diabetes and other blood sugar diseases can be mitigated with exercise.

Your blood sugar level is the measurement of the concentration of glucose in the blood. On average, the blood does have some amount of glucose already present. However, for some it can be too much or not enough at all. These two extremes can make you more susceptible to disease in the body that some…

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Eat A Taco…Lose Weight!

This is a blog that I wrote about four or five years ago. Taco Bell had come up with a silly diet plan to lose weight by eating their food. Of course, it failed miserably. This blog is an oldie but a goodie. Enjoy! I have been itching to write this blog for three weeks…

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Exercise Can Cure Your Poor Posture

Poor posture is something that affects most of us without even realizing it. Life today is very different than the life that our hunter-gather origins would have had. Most of our day is spent sat in office chairs, driving cars or standing still for extended periods of time, none of which we used to do…

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