Post Archive by Day: September 4, 2016

Is Your Cardio Routine Making You Fat?

IS YOUR CARDIO ROUTINE MAKING YOU FAT? You know the story.  You embark on a new fitness routine.  You’re pumped up and you’re ready to lose that body fat once and for all! You make yourself get up an extra hour every day to walk on the treadmill, do the elliptical, or ride your bike.  You work yourself up to

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Maximizing your Workout Investment

Take it from me, the Ex-Cardio Queen of Kansas City, “MORE” doesn’t always lead to “LESS” of you. In fact the opposite is quite true!  Research solidly supports the concept of short interval high intensity training followed by intervals of rest to be the most effective way to burn calories, lose fat and change your body fitness. Why waste time

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The Dangerous Effects of Sugar

You’ve heard it over and over: Sugar is bad for you. The more you have of it, the more you crave it.   More than likely, the images that this statement conjures up include ice cream cones, candy bars and powdered donuts.  But sugar is far more deceptive than to just find it’s way into your favorite sweet treat. As

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Making Fitness Fun- You Know We Know How

If you’re a T-Schooler, you already know that at Pilates 1901, we like to have a good time! Even if you didn’t know that 40% of women would exercise more if it felt like less of a chore (a statistic from the American Cancer Society), I think we all understand it’s important find ways to make our workouts enjoyable. This

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How Fit Are You

How fit are you? As part of T School, we  focus on one the  triads of total health each month.  These trains are:  Nutrition, the foundation of all health; Fitness the foundation of movement and functionality; and Mind Body Balance, the ability to create and sustain the practice of good habits for optimal health. That’s evident

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Defining Flexible Eating

What is Flexible Eating and why do we think it’s a good idea? The book, Flexible Dieting: Lose Weight and Start Eating Again by Ted Kallmyer has incredible resources regarding flexible eating plans. Many T-School students and coaches, alike, have been drawn into trend diets that go in and out of fashion over the years. As Kallmyer writes, “they all

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