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What Are Pilates Accessories Used For?

Every exercise system uses different props: in yoga, you will often hear about a yoga mat, a yoga block, a yoga circle; in Pilates, you will probably hear about apparatus including the Reformer, mats, rings, bolsters, and chairs. With so many different accessories, we can understand how hearing all […]

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5 Amazing Health Benefits from Spirulina

Spirulina is a blue-green natural alga that can be bought and eaten in many forms, with the most popular product being powder. Spirulina is considered a superfood thanks to its high levels of protein and antioxidants. Because it is largely made up of protein and essential amino acids with […]

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Light Almond Pie Recipe

Put aside that pecan pie! Swap out the overly indulgent standard, often made with butter, butter, and more butter. This sensible yet equally sumptuous alternative features almonds, which are slightly lower in calories and saturated fat than pecans, and an olive oil-only crust just as delicious as any standard […]

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What’s a Pilates Ring or Magic Circle?

The Pilates Ring is one of the most versatile tools out there. A Pilates Ring is used to challenge multiple areas of the body, bringing classical Pilates philosophy to a fitness session that includes light resistance with portable tools. Also known as the Windsor Ring, the Pilates Ring can […]

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5 Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is a hot ingredient this year, due to its status as a natural way to rid your body of toxins. Leftover from burnt wood and other substances, charcoal becomes “activated charcoal” when the charcoal is heated to high temperatures with a gas such as nitrogen, which causes […]

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Why Ballerinas Cross-train With Pilates?

Dance is complex movement, very much like Pilates. It’s now widely acknowledged that supplementary training is an essential ingredient to a dancer’s success and longevity. Dance class alone does not provide the necessary physical adaptations to ensure optimal performance and reduced risk of injury. For most dancers, Pilates is […]

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