When I first heard about barre classes in the fitness industry I automatically pictured myself back at the ballet barre in pink tights and a black leotard doing plies and tendus to classical music. Though I personally LOVE ballet I know that the majority of the fitness population would not be jumping up and down to partake in such a workout.
You’ve spent 9 months growing a tiny human and you are wondering how this HUGE belly is ever going to return to that pre-baby stomach you worked so hard to maintain through diet and exercise. You can’t wait to start doing crunches after giving birth to get that flat tummy back before summer starts! Well, hear is a piece of advice ladies… check yourself before you wreck yourself!
Have you ever wondered what your Pilates instructor meant when she talked about the “Pilates Principles” during class? This blog entry by Kara Griffin from mindbodygreen.com gives a quick but vivid view on how you can apply these principles to everyday life. Check it out!
This month my husband and I celebrated our daughter’s first birthday. Seems like yesterday we brought her home from the hospital. I was fortunate enough to have an easy and enjoyable pregnancy followed by what I would describe as a pretty great labor and delivery.