Strength with Flexibility, Huh?

Strength with Flexibility, Huh?

“If strengthening were the masculine side of fitness, then stretching would be the feminine; they would be the alpha and the omega of each other. As the two most basic forces in nature, one cannot exist without the other.” Miranda Esmonde-White, the founder of Essentrics. How can you build strength with flexibility? Isn’t strength something you build when you lift…

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You Are Only as Young as Your Spine Is Flexible

You Are Only as Young as Your Spine Is Flexible

“You are only as young as your spine is flexible.” – Joseph Pilates. He also said, “If your spine is inflexibly stiff at 30, you are old. IF it is completely flexible at 60, you are young.” How true are these statements. If you have ever had back pain you will know how old you feel, hunched over, every movement…

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What are your Fitness Goals?

What are your Fitness Goals?

What are your fitness goals? To be a size 2? That might be achievable for some, but for many of us, an impossibility. There was a time in my life I lived by the scale and dreamed of losing that last 10 pounds. My day was good or bad by the number on a scale. That determined how much I…

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What is Essentrics and why does Every Body need it?

What is Essentrics and why does Every Body need it?

Essentrics is a new exercise techinque – strength through flexibility. It is kind of like yoga in the way yoga lengthens and twists to work the facia (Fascia is a thin casing of connective tissue that surrounds and holds every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fiber and muscle in place) in your body. It is kind of like Pilates in…

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Let’s Talk Back Pain

Let’s Talk Back Pain

I first started experiencing back pain in my mid 30’s. It did not help I had a part time computer job that aggravated it when I sat too long.  Every few months I would throw out my back out and be in pain for days, sometimes weeks.  I once visited a Chiropractor, but was not into that neck and back…

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