pilates

Depending where you live, your workout may vary based on the weather. In New England, we get fresh air in our lungs when Spring arrives but often are sidelined by rainy days in April. Here are 4 hot new indoor workout trends to try this Spring whether you are staying dry from the rain, or [...]

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Yesterday was one of the coldest days in Boston that I can remember in a long time. The past couple years, for some reason, I’ve been out of town when the temperatures felt below zero. This called for wearing my ski jacket to work! I was sent a pair of Jaybird earbuds which are Bluetooth [...]

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You don’t need a tummy tuck to get flat abs unless you are Octomom, of course. Pilates is probably one of my favorite practices for creating a flat tummy. Today, I have a 5 minute, 3-move sequence you can do at home or at the gym after you get off the treadmill. This workout was [...]

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Have you tried Piloxing? It’s a new group exercise class that combines boxing and Pilates. While the founder Viveca Jensen is from Sweden, the class originated in Los Angeles but is expanding across the US. I was invited by Ali Baldassare to come take a class with her at the downtown Equinox last night. Always up [...]

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As the first chilly Monday, I bring you a new Pilates Butt Workout called the “Lean Mean Legging Routine.” It it an 8 minute routine that you can do at home and follow along with me. Yes, I do it in real time. Jenn Phelan, one of Boston’s favorite Pilates instructors, swears this is her [...]

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Looking for a quick 5 minute Pilates ab routine that you can do following along at home? Try this Skinny Minnie Pilates Ab Workout featuring Jennifer Phelan.

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I’ve got a new fusion pilates workout video for you today! But first, I woke up early for a short 2-mile run.  I have the 2nd Urbanathlon for Men’s Health tomorrow and am dreading the weather.  Have you ever been scheduled to run a race in cold rainy weather?  I’m very happy that I did [...]

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Watch the newest video that I produced for DietHealth on YouTube featuring Cassey’s Top 3 Pilates Abs Moves!  It’s done it real time but should be repeated 2 more times for a good ab burning workout.  Let me know if you enjoyed this video by sharing on twitter, leaving a comment below or reblogging on [...]

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Review: Physique 57 NYC

April 4, 2011

For over a year, I have been dying to try a class at Physique 57 in New York City.  I can’t remember where I first heard about it, but I knew it was a combination of dancers’ exercises with pilates, yoga and strength training flair.  Kelly Ripa, gym-rat extraordinaire is a self-proclaimed follower of the [...]