Simply put, Intermittent Fasting is not eating for most of each day. The process of fasting puts your body into ketosis plus leads to healing and weight loss.
1. What results have you seen from Pilates? (Expected and unexpected) I joined REV when my daughter was an infant and my twin boys were 4. I had recently moved from California, so between having three young children and settling into a new home, my workouts had fallen by the wayside. I had absolutely no core or upper body strength …
ALL TISSUES NEED STRESS! On the Yin Yoga website https://yinyoga.com/, Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers remind us that Yin Yoga is NOT intended to be Restorative Yoga. Yin includes long held, static poses (asanas) that stress the connective tissue (fascia) and over time allow them to be reshaped. The idea is for the practitioner to find that Goldilocks feeling in each of the shapes….not too much/not too …
1)What results have you seen from Pilates? (Expected and unexpected) Pilates has increased my mental and physical strength more than I could have imagined. After reading about Pilates, I had expected certain physical changes in my body such as more toned muscles, a stronger core, and increased flexibility. However, I had not anticipated the impact Pilates would have on me …
The impact of Pilates has shown up in a lot of my everyday activities. For example, I used to grab everything I could possibly need from my bedroom before heading downstairs, because I was not going to make it back up for a while. But now, I can not only climb the stairs with ease, I can run up and down, too!
It’s still true. Money can’t buy happiness. “Having it All” doesn’t mean yachts and loads of money. It’s about having an optimal foundation so that life is what you make of it.
I’m stronger, more flexible and my posture has improved (the reminder to “put your shoulders in your back pockets” stays with me all day! ) Friends and family have commented on the changes they’ve noticed – I’m more fit and my clothes fit better.
Sometimes I feel like the endocrinologist and surgeon saved my life. But in other ways, I feel like REV saved my life by giving me the opportunity to take care of my body and my mind in so many ways.
“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally” (Jon Kabat-Zinn). Notice the words in bold in that description – they are the two key elements of mindfulness.
Lauren details her results after practicing Pilates for two years – flexibility, strength, posture and more!