Injuries to the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), is the most common found in the realm of sports. It has been estimated that somewhere between 100,000 and 200,000 individuals have experienced some sort of damage to their ACL. The ACL has a normal range of flexibility, which unfortunately can be … [Read More...]
As it is with any exercise program, at some point modifications need to be made to an exercise program design in order to present new challenges for the body to attempt and master. To keep the body “guessing”, it is important to enroll it in as many different approaches to exercise as you can. … [Read More...]
Pilates for the Aging Athlete
Even though celebrities and professional athletes sing the praises of Pilates, the “aging athlete” is another sub-group of Pilates’ participants that have found Pilates to be an invaluable addition to their lives. The “aging athlete” includes those … [Read More...]
Acute neck pain isn’t nearly as serious as chronic neck pain. When neck pain is acute it will disappear quickly and without much intentional effort. The body will naturally become less inflamed after the irritated area has time to heal. When neck pain is of more concern is when the pain has lasted … [Read More...]
Pilates and pregnancy have developed a very effective working relationship over the years. Women, physicians and trainers can attest to the beneficiary methods found in Pilates that can be administered to women who are in any stage of their pregnancy.
Pilates strengthens the body in slow and … [Read More...]
Fear of injury is one of the biggest factors that will continuously weigh on the minds of all athletes alike. Whether you are a weekend warrior, a professional, or just trying desperately to improve you 5K minute per mile, an injury can put a stop to it all. Perhaps, there is not an injury more … [Read More...]