With osteoporosis, or low bone density, the thoracic vertebrae can crush fracture quite easily. This creates a painful hump in the upper back that never goes away. To avoid this fracture, we must teach our clients to avoid loaded thoracic flexion. Here, I explain why.
If there’s one thing that’s central to better health and fitness, it’s proper digestion. Sure, making sure you have the right form and regular exercise is important, but getting the fuel you need to make exercise possible all boils down to one thing: your gut. Most of us know a little about the importance of […]
Clarity in Pilates Cues Sets You Up for Success Lately I am having a lot of discussions about language and Pilates cues. Pilates teachers are asking me how to cue the spine, and clients are sharing with me how confusing they often find other teacher’s cuing. Verbal Cues Should be Clear Communication is always best […]
The pandemic is widely responsible for many lifestyle changes over the last two years. Just as working from home has become more commonplace, virtual fitness has followed suit. We’ve all had to find ways to adapt to new restrictions, and even though access to facilities is now almost back to normal, many of those changes have […]