Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Obliques & Booty – Workout Fitness Article

Obliques and booty – get ready to burn them out in 12 minutes with this intense bodyweight session that’s focused solely around core strength. Are you ready to feel the burn? Do you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android & Apple devices and do your first workout! Remember, if…

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Improve your flexibility with pilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Improve your flexibility with pilates With the number of jobs now requiring a substantial amount of computer work, it’s no wonder that so many of us end up feeling ‘chair shaped’ at the end of a working day. Pilates is a great way to improve the flexibility of your muscles and the mobility of your joints. Regular practice not only relieves aches and pains but will make every movement feel easier from putting on your socks in the morning to…

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Perfect your plank – Pilatesfit Cambridge – Pilates Fitness Article

Perfect your plank – Pilatesfit Cambridge Plank exercises are a great way to work on your core and glutes and many people love doing them because you can feel these muscles working very hard, very quickly. However, it’s easy to do a plank incorrectly which can cause an injury and at the very least means you won’t get the maximum benefit. Issues with technique range from the way you enter and exit the plank position to where you place your…

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Energized like a bunny… The Spring Supercharge Continues – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Energized like a bunny… The Spring Supercharge Continues After a week of eating like a warrior and practicing self-care, I feel energized like a bunny! Amazing how that works 🙂 It’s simple (but not necessarily easy) to maintain health and balance in this chaotic world… My basic recipe is… Yoga + Superfoods + Self-care It’s about finding the balance between willpower (doing hard things) … and chillpower (relaxing and letting go). For me, it’s a constant challenge to find that…

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Pilates Core Strength – Workout Fitness Article

Trigger your inner strength and feel inspired from deep within. Expect an ample amount of core work – several plank and boat variations, oblique drills and more! Feel confident and strong within your mind and body. That’s your goal! Do you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android &…

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Improve Your Balance With These Moves – Women’s Running – Running Fitness Article

“> This challenge is all about balance exercises. The task is to walk from one end of a narrow surface to the other without looking down, walk backward to the starting point, then finally walk to the middle of your imaginary “balance beam,” squat down as low as you can, and rise back up to standing. After you’ve mastered this, do it all again with your eyes closed. Muscles worked: Balance work strengthens your hip stabilizer muscles, including your glutes…

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Avoiding “Coning” During Pregnancy Can Help Prevent Diastasis Recti – Fitness Article

Coning during pregnancy or coning of the belly during pregnancy. is when you see a ridge or bulge popping out down the midline of your belly. This typically occurs when doing an exercise incorrectly or an exercise that puts too much stress on the abdominals and should be avoided (see the image below for a visual). You can also see coning after baby if there is any abdominal separation (diastasis recti). Don’t fret!! I have some great tips for you…

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The 6 Best Exercises on a Stability Ball – Fitness Article

The stability ball is one of the best pieces of equipment in any gym: When you do exercises on it, it creates so much instability that it forces your smaller, stabilizing muscles to work harder to keep you steady and still. Over time, that increases the strength and endurance of those muscles for better movement patterns and injury prevention. Yet while you’ll often see people do situps and crunches on a stability ball, there are far better exercises. Read on…

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