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Dissecting the Hundreds

Dissecting the Hundreds To truly understand and feel the hundreds. It is important to break the exercise apart and feel the strength coming from the tva and not just the rectus abdominals. Engage your pelvic floor on each exhale (do not clench but pull… Continue Reading “Dissecting the Hundreds”

Exercise of the week (4)

I just got back from an awesome 4 day backpacking trip on the Appalachian trail in Virginia. Due to having about 50 pounds of weight on my back for over 40 miles, my mid back and lower back is exhausted. Knee sways are saving my… Continue Reading “Exercise of the week (4)”

New Classes at Active Fitness

New River Pilates will be offering two new classes at Active Fitness at the Oak Hill location. Stop by Active Fitness to get more information or give Lisa a call to find out more. Need directions: http://www.activefitnesswv.com/ Classes offered: Wednesdays at 8:00 a.m. Thursdays… Continue Reading “New Classes at Active Fitness”

Exercise of the week

Plank: The Plank is one of my favorite poses/exercise in Pilates and yoga. I believe it is hard to achieve correctly. Start with  your knees on the ground, hands underneath shoulders, and feet up off the group. Spread your fingers wide and grip the earth.… Continue Reading “Exercise of the week”

Why Pilates

What Pilates can do for you Improve movement in your joints, back, shoulders, hips, and knees Improve your flexibility Improve your posture Improve your stability and balance Improve your athletic performance – golf, soccer, running, cycling, climbing, kayaking Decrease or eliminate back pain Improve… Continue Reading “Why Pilates”

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