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How to use your remaining Perkville points – 502 Power Yoga – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

How to use your remaining Perkville points – 502 Power Yoga You may have noticed that the 502 Power Perks program is changing. As of January 1st you automatically began earning points for your purchases and referrals directly through MindBody (instead of Perkville). This means our integration with the Perkville Rewards platform will be going away at the end of February. While you are no longer earning points on Perkville you ARE earning directly through MindBody AND you can still spend…

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Coconut Bites! – Coach Milo – Crossfit Fitness Article

Coconut Bites! – Coach Milo INGREDIENTS1 cup (80g) desiccated coconut1 1⁄2 tbs (30g) coconut oil3 tsp honey (rice malt syrup or maple syrup)1 tsp vanilla extract Chocolate90g 70% dark chocolate roughly chopped1 tsp coconut oil1⁄4 tsp sea salt METHOD(This method is based on 12 servings)1. Add coconut, oil, honey and vanilla to a bowl and mix until well combined. Pour mixture into a 20 x 20cm baking tray lined with baking paper. Push down so mixture is…

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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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Happy Summer! – Running Fitness Article

I hope you’re having a fantastic summer! I listened to a great episode of the “Before Breakfast” podcast recently about why the host Laura Vanderkam runs every day, and it made me want to share it. Listen here: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-before-breakfast-30642889/episode/why-i-run-every-day-47494324/ While I’m not updating this blog regularly, I am still running regularly! I’ll be participating in my first marathon relay this fall and running an 8.9 mile leg of the race, which is really exciting. What a great distance! How fun…

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Choosing Your Pole Dancing Heels – Pole Dance Fitness Article

Choosing Your Pole Dancing Heels Choosing Your Pole Dancing Heels Have Fun with Heel Clacks, Drops and Walks in Pole Dancing Heels! Adore 708 Clear Pleasers  Last week we talked about the benefits of working out in heels, this week we are going to talk about choosing your pole dancing heels. As a beginner it is advised to avoid the shortest heels, the height between the top of your heel and the ball of your foot (arch) is larger in the…

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Let’s talk about male pole dancing – Pole Dance Fitness Article

Let’s talk about male pole dancing No, pole dancing is not only reserved for girls. That’s really miles away from the truth – which is why I think it’s time to debunk the myth. I have talked with many people who have seen male performances on the pole and they would all give very emotional comments – something along these lines: “Wow, It was sooo masculine… such male power on show. I didn’t imagine that men could do such an…

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Yogini’s Path To Motherhood – Ashtanga Yoga Project – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Yogini’s Path To Motherhood – Ashtanga Yoga Project Liat Pakes by Kelly Levy Photography Guest Post by Liat Pakes As of today, I have been practicing one year of motherhood. I never thought that this role would suit me or that I would find in it such contentment. We are a wandering family and currently we are living in Andalucía Spain. I would love to say that “I am a wandering yoga teacher” but honestly I am mainly a “wandering…

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Your Personal Brand of Greatness | Bare Feet Power Yoga | West Loop – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Your Personal Brand of Greatness | Bare Feet Power Yoga | West Loop By: Danielle Wilson Why do we hold all of the things, and beings, and aspects of the world to such narrow, pointed standards? To be successful looks like this, to be fit looks like that. Those people are living happy lives, while these people are sad and discontent lives. Duality is everywhere, so it seems the second we denote anything as “good,” all which opposes that, even on the…

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Physiotherapy for TMJ Pain | Treatment – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Physiotherapy for TMJ Pain | Treatment Causes of TMJ MisalignmentYour TMJ can become injured in a variety of ways that result in painful movement, or misalignment of the jaw. Trauma – Some people sustain a trauma to the joint which results in hypermobility or after a scarring process stiffness of one of the TMJ joints. The unequal movement can then lead to accelerated wear and tear of the joint structures. Grinding – Your dentist may have remarked that you are a ‘grinder’…

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Read this blog to know the problem you might have if you’re a runner – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Read this blog to know the problem you might have if you’re a runner We’ve all heard how good running can be for you. Running helps to lose weight, prevent disease, lower stress, strengthen joints, manage blood pressure… the list goes on and on. But there’s a suprising problem you may be experiencing if you’re a long distance runner. It’s called leaky gut. I know, it sounds gross, but if you’re a runner then it’s something to keep in mind. How…

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Programming 27/05/19-01/06/19 – Crossfit Fitness Article

Programming 27/05/19-01/06/19 MONDAY 27-05-2019 A: Deadlift (5 x 5 @ 70% +) WODMetcon (No Measure) TabattaHollow Hold + Plank to push up WODMetcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) In Pairs 12 min AMRAP 500m/400m Row20 KB Swings20 Box Jumps “ TUESDAY 28-05-2019 A: Strict Press (4 x 5 @70% ) B: Pull-ups (4 x 5 ) C: V-Sits (4 x 10 ) progress to Dragon Flag if able WODMetcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) 10 min AMRAP 16 DB Clean…

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The Six-Step Process For Creating Physical Therapy Marketing Content Even When You Are Very Busy – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

The Six-Step Process For Creating Physical Therapy Marketing Content Even When You Are Very Busy How to “Get Your PT Online Marketing Right”and Generate 3, 5, 10 or More New Patients Each Month!!!We will review actual case studies of successful E-REHAB clients. We’ve all heard that we should be creating more content for our practice.  Physical therapy content marketing is a type of marketing strategy that you might want to consider. Years ago, popular marketer Gary Vaynerchuk stated that all…

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Workouts for the Week of June – Crossfit Fitness Article

Workouts for the Week of June Written by Saskpro Crossfit on June 25, 2018 Monday June 25, 2018Title: MondayStatus: pending Warmup: 3:00 General Movement+2-3 Rounds of… (light kb’s)4/side Alternating 1/2 Turkish Get Up6 Backwards Stepping/Alternating Goblet Lunges/Leg (No Band)8 Sumo Goblet Squat10 Kb Deadlift A) Strength- Every :90 for 12 Rounds perform the following::Health (4 sets of 3 exercises)1- Medball Cleans 8 reps2- Weighted Hip Bridges 6 reps @ 3211 tempo3- 10 Steps Monster Walk/side *Weight hip bridge with kb…

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A different Bob/ The Kick inside of me – BMC GAA Miler meet and CSSAL 3000m – Running Fitness Article

Another week and some more track. After last week’s lung busting mile it was back to the 3000 to see if I could chip away at the 10.09 I set a few weeks back and try and get near that holy grail of sub 10 minutes. Why do I pick these targets that are so far away from my capabilities? Because I can, I guess. Soft targets are no use when you are going well for yourself, and I don’t…

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What’s a Pilates Apprentice & Why You Should Snag Sessions With Them While You Can – Pilates Fitness Article

What’s a Pilates Apprentice & Why You Should Snag Sessions With Them While You Can Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was Joseph Pilates’ method! So why should it be taught in a day or a weekend course?  At The Pilates Project we believe in teaching Pilates as it was created. We teach the Pilates legacy through Alycea Ungaro’s REAL Pilates teacher training program. All of our Pilates apprentices undertake a 600 comprehensive training course. During the 30…

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What is Frozen Shoulder and how is it Fixed? – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

What is Frozen Shoulder and how is it Fixed? July 12, 2019 Adhesive capsulitis, which is more commonly referred to as frozen shoulder, occurs in 2-5% of the population at one point or another. It typically occurs in adults ages 40-70, and is more often seen in women compared to men.  It is also interesting to note that individuals with diabetes are more likely to develop frozen shoulder, with an occurrence rate of 10-20% of diabetic individuals. Considering how many…

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Panic and Emptiness – Ashtanga Yoga Northampton – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Panic and Emptiness – Ashtanga Yoga Northampton Anger that has long been simmering inside me (erupting this year more times than I am proud of) has been replaced in the past few weeks with a weary yet calm clarity. I learned long ago that this world was filled with men who were sexually aggressive and violent, men who did terrible things to (mostly) women, and I knew they did these horrible things sometimes for years to many women, and that they…

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Blog 605 – 605 Running Co. – Running Fitness Article

Altra (all-tru) is our next brand on deck. Not really known for having a funny name, but once you saw one of their shoes, you’d know exactly what I was talking about. When I first saw this brand the words that I used to describe them were clown shoes, and that is the truth! A friend introduced them to me a few years ago and told me that I should give them a try. My exact words were “why would…

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NOVEMBER 2017 NEWS! – Portland Ashtanga Yoga – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

NOVEMBER 2017 NEWS! – Portland Ashtanga Yoga Friends! It’s almost Thanksgiving! I have a couple things to tell you on this moon day!+++SOMASKANDAYou may have noticed a few pictures and statues perched on the altar at the front of the room. The big picture is of Somaskanda, one of the names of Śhiva, one that arose in south India. Somaskanda can mean “sa uma skanda” — “Skanda who is with Uma.” Fittingly for a Mysore room, Uma is the goddess as breath,…

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Shift Your Vision – Lumi Power Yoga – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Shift Your Vision – Lumi Power Yoga You’ve probably heard the term neuroplasticity. It’s our brain’s ability to change, to form new connections and create new pathways, throughout our lives. Think about the route you take home from work every day. You probably feel like you could walk it with your eyes closed. Switching routes would feel weird, but it wouldn’t be long until you got used to it. Your “new” path would eventually become just as familiar.Our brain works…

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Finding Motivation – Cherry Blossom Aerial Dance Studio – Pole Dance Fitness Article

Finding Motivation – Cherry Blossom Aerial Dance Studio Finding Motivation Do you ever find it incredibly hard to pull yourself out of bed or off the couch to get to a class? I know I do! Finding Motivation can be tricky sometimes so here are some tips and tricks to help you get motivated and remember it only takes 30 days to create a lasting habit! Take things one day at a time – Set reasonable goals. Sometimes I like…

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How to Practice Yoga – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

How to Practice Yoga I get lots of questions from both students and prospective students about how to practice yoga. Some amount of answering that question about how to practice yoga means first deconstructing some often held assumptions about what is necessary for practice. All that is really necessary to practice yoga is the will and desire to practice. It is also helpful to have some kind of direction. Usually that is provided by a teacher who has traveled that…

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Client Success Story: John Peltonen – Pilates Fitness Article

Client Success Story: John Peltonen John first came to Soma Pilates after persistent back issues, and has made tremendous progress in the years since.  He’s not only become healthier and stronger, but has also become a better, more resilient scuba diver! Q: When did you start pilates and what led you to Soma Pilates? A: I don’t remember, but I injured my back in December of 2013 and struggled for 6 months with a bulging disk (L5/S1). I had a…

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Om & Ahhh | thepoweryogaco – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Om & Ahhh | thepoweryogaco By Mariel Witmond In a world where stress seems to rule our lives and we feel like we have no control over the direction we are going in, it’s time to wake up to the power of breath. Breathing techniques are now being embraced by people across the world for their infinite benefits and I’m delighted to be holding a workshop at PYC with ‘the breath guy’ Richie Bostock. In sanskrit the yogic breathing practice of…

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Let a splash of red be the spice on your Valentine’s day – Pole Dance Fitness Article

Let a splash of red be the spice on your Valentine’s day Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we are getting ready for the red. Yes, sometimes we are definitely in need of this color! And Valentine’s Day is the perfect time, since red is the color of love, passion, energy and action. Putting on red clothes or accessories awakens a true feminine side in us. The color red gives us additional confidence and in general, makes us…

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8 Tips How to Prepare for a Pole Dance Competition  – Pole Dance Fitness Article

8 Tips How to Prepare for a Pole Dance Competition  No matter how many times you competed before, your time on stage might be quite stressful and nerve racking if you are not prepared. The best thing you can do to ease the anxiety before your big competition day is to make sure you are fully ready mentally and physically. Here are 8 tips to guide you through the preparation process, that might seem obvious but usually overlooked. So let’s…

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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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Taking care of your hands – Coach Markus – Crossfit Fitness Article

Taking care of your hands – Coach Markus CrossFit and calluses – two words that usually go together like cake and icing. Whereas classic weight training (read bodybuilding) does not stress the tissues that much, the hands take its toll in CrossFit, especially because of the gymnastics elements in it.Some people use gloves, but if you haven’t tried them yet, don’t even start. Gloves reduce your awareness and feeling for external objects and weaken the connection to the bar or…

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physio advice – Lazy Girl Running – Running Fitness Article

I saw Niamh at 8 weeks and 6 months post delivery. And, as I found her guidance invaluable, I asked her to write a few words of advice for new mums. By Niamh Burn MSCP Pre and Postnatal Pelvic Health Physiotherapist When can I run after having a baby? That’s a question on many a new mum’s mind. Running is so convenient and reasonably easy to fit in around a baby. Running can also be an integral part of a…

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The most important “system” of all – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

The most important “system” of all Systems, systems and more systems. If you’ve had any exposure to the business coaching industry no doubt you have heard a business expert talk about how important systems are for your business.I definitely agree with this statement. But what systems do you actually need in your practice? And what do these look like?I would argue there is one very, very fundamental system that is vital to the success of your physio clinic, that you and…

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