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Slim Your Waist by Working Your Transverse Abdominis

By Sarah Stockett | July 2, 2019

The transverse abdominis is a magical muscle. Keep it healthy, and you will be rewarded with a smaller waistline. Neglect it, and you’ll have back pain.

everything you need to know for stronger abdominal muscles

Everything You Need to Know for Stronger Abdominal Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | July 2, 2019

Having strong abdominal muscles is key to your everyday happiness. Whether you realize it or not, your abdominals are the power behind every move you make.

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Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About the Erector Spinae Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | July 1, 2019

Anyone with back pain or poor posture will want to learn how the erector spinae muscles function. This will help you feel better ASAP!

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How to Get Rid of Iliocostalis Lumborum Pain

By Sarah Stockett | June 28, 2019

If you have back pain and haven’t heard of the iliocostalis lumborum, read up! Here’s how to get rid of iliocostalis lumborum pain.

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How to Do Pilates Side Kick Kneeling Like a Pro

By Sarah Stockett | June 28, 2019

Pilates Side kick kneeling is one of those classic Pilates exercises that looks easier than it is. For that reason, many teachers leave it for the pros.

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How to Use Pilates Arm Circles to Open Your Upper Back

By Sarah Stockett | June 22, 2019

When your upper back gets tight, you want to find a quick and effective way to stretch it. Pilates Arm circles on the Arc barrel is the exercise for you.

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Pelvic Floor Anatomy–Your Key to Eliminating Incontinence

By Sarah Stockett | June 12, 2019

If you are suffering from incontinence, learning about your pelvic floor anatomy is a great first step to eliminating this issue.

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How to Get Your Body Ready to Resume Exercise After Umbilical Hernia Surgery

By Sarah Stockett | June 12, 2019

You are cleared to exercise after umbilical hernia surgery. First, you need to rebuild your core strength. Use these 5 easy, core-strengthening exercises.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Pilates Bridge–Everything You Need to Know to Get Firmer Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | June 3, 2019

I love multi-tasking, core-strengthening exercises like Pilates Bridge. In one exercise, you can strengthen all your core muscles.

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Beat the Heat! Cool Yourself Down with Chandra Bhedana, the Cooling Breath

By Sarah Stockett | May 31, 2019

In Chandra Bhedana, the cooling breath, you inhale through the left nostril. Notice how your mind slows, you feel mentally soothed, and your body cools.