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Month: April 2015

Selecting a Weight Loss Program*

* Article taken from for informative purpose. Check It Out: Before You Sign Up for Any Weight Loss Program Some people lose weight on their own; others like the support of a structured program. Overweight people who are successful at losing weight, and keeping it off, can reduce their risk factors for heart disease. If you decide to join any kind of weight-control program, here are some questions to ask before you join. Does the program provide counseling to help you change your eating activity and personal habits? The program should teach you how to change permanently those...

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About Fitness… Pilates (part 2)

Read also “About Fitness… Pilates – part 1“ Principles The Pilates Method of Physical and Mental Conditioning (1980) is the first modern book on Pilates and it outlines six “principles of Pilates”. These have been widely adopted—and adapted—by the wider community. The original six principles were concentration, control, center, flow, precision, and breathing. 1. Concentration Pilates demands intense focus: “You have to concentrate on what you’re doing all the time. And you must concentrate on your entire body for smooth movements.” This is not easy, but in Pilates the way that exercises are done is more important than the...

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