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Muscle Up Your Memory
Hitting the weights may also help strengthen your recall, according to a study from Georgia Institute of Technology. Researchers found doing an intense 20-minute weight routine enhanced long-term memory by about 10%.
Benefits Of Creatine Supplements
Creatine is one of the best-studied supplements for improving workout results. So why aren’t you taking it yet?
Shoulder The Load
You love the look of a well-developed shoulder, but all that weight work may cause more harm than good. Here’s how to make sure your body’s most mobile joint stays strong and healthy.
0-200 Kilometres. On One Charge!
The all-electric MINI Cooper SE hasn’t forgotten how to have fun
Transforming Bodies And Lives: Emma Montgomery
TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF? I’m a Kentucky girl, born and raised. I grew up lower class, but today the things I’m most thankful for are the things my mother wasn’t able to provide then. I’m a wife and mother.
The Hardest Moves You've Never Tried Power Planks
Experts once recommended a seemingly endless array of crunches to help sculpt six-pack abs. Today, we know that crunches and situps aren’t likely to get you the ab-fab results you really want, and planks reign supreme as the ultimate tummy toner.
Body Slam Your Fat Zones
Take on the New Year with power and grace—and take down stubborn flab for good! This total-body blast, as demoed by Eva Marie, WWE Diva and star of E!’s Total Divas, turns up your fat-fi ghting furnace all year long. A mix of chains, k-bells, and complex body-weight exercises helps you reach your slim-down goals faster than ever.
Rethink Your Workout Routine
OUR EXPERT SAYS Congrats on being such an active grandmother! You’re working out often enough to meet your weight loss and muscle development goals but need to focus on the quality of your training and nutrition.
Get A Rock Star Body
Want arms (and abs and legs) like Madonna? Her personal trainer, Craig Smith, reveals some of the pop queen’s favorite moves for keeping up her amazing physique.
No Days Off
Everyone has their own special story about how they got involved in health and fitness. Could you tell us a little bit about your journey to where you are today?
5 Simple Exercises to Beat "Tech Neck"
“Tech neck,” is a term used to describe neck pain directly attributed to technology use, according to the New York Post.
A Crash Course on Anti-Racism
A New York Pilates teacher and activist’s webinar on bigotry and bias garners an overwhelming response.
3 Moves to Try
Pros like Jill Miller swear by self- myofascial release that homes in on specific—and often overlooked— areas. Here, a few of her go-to moves.
Can’t get your clients to comprehend certain exercises— or the quality of movement they require? The right imagery can help lead to that coveted aha moment.
As Balanced Body’s first and only Education Program Director, Nora St. John, a self-professed lover of movement, has a true Pilates superpower: the ability to see through all of the traditions of Pilates, understanding their strengths and weaknesses, helping to create a brand that appeals to the masses.
Dr. Doolittle would love these Pilates offerings.
Originally designed to help dancers rise up from foot and ankle issues, these movements go beyond improving your relevé, helping you to cultivate a better base of support, from the ground up.
When Ball Meets Mat…
Create a deeper, more meaningful relationship with the floor exercises using an everyday prop that brings the awareness where you need it most.
When studio owners add complementary services to their offerings, they often find their job satisfaction—and bottom line— rising. These six teachers share what’s worked for them.
On Neutral Ground
Fear of falling in Pilates, be it off the Reformer or Chair, is an issue that many clients face. Here’s how to maintain the integrity of the method’s more challenging balance exercises while forgetting the height—and the worry.