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It’s Time To Get A Lift…..A Glute Lift!

Why is it that us women are always criticizing our own bodies?  We are generally quick to compliment our workout partner and tell your friend “she is crazy” when she starts to talk about how flabby her abs are.  However, when it comes to our own bodies, we dissect and analyze.  I am talking about deep levels of analyzing, down to the cellulite dimple on the left hamstring that is barely visible.  Although I could go on and on about how we need to learn to love our bodies a little more, instead, I am going the whole other direction.  You see, one area of my body that I “analyze” is my upper hamstring and glute area!  Being that I am not too fond of this area, I am incorporating this super quick exercise routine every morning.  If you think your glutes could use a little lift, try this out with me. Continue reading

GETTING TO THE CORE OF IT ALL!

Being that I am a Pilates instructor, one of my favorite CORE series is the Series of 5!  It targets the inner most part of our core (the transverse abdominals), the top layer of our core (the rectus abdominals…AKA the six pack muscles) and the side obliques.  It only takes a few minutes, so go ahead, add it to your routine for the month of January.  You may find you start February with some definition in that core of yours! Continue reading