ROCK ON WITH YOUR BAD SELF

“Is the technique for The Swan and Rocking the same.” I believe it is. Their proprietary reason for being dwells in the move toward greater spine-extension flexibility. Rocking-on-stomach exercises feature varying alignment, choreography, or tempo, the technique is, generally, the same. Find T6 and work outward in either direction. I’d like to know if you’ve… continue reading

WOODEN IT BE NICE?

The original sets apparatus were made, by hand, in Joe P.’s workshop of wood. His contracting the services of a fabricating firm called Gratz led to a cottage industry that exists to this day. Although, technically a manufacturer of custom furniture, The Gratz Co. also makes the best Pilates gear available. The above photo (ca…. continue reading

WORKING OUT THE KINKS

The bendy/foldy ways in which our bodies can manipulate, have a varied degree of relativity, based on the frequency of our actual personally-physical-involvement in the course of the parabolic synthesis over the course of our physical earthly perambulation. “Dude, what the heck are you rambling on about?” The more you stretch your muscles and tendons,… continue reading

BOY, YOU’RE GONNA CARRY THAT WEIGHT

A LONG TIME.  Who or what is to blame for the decline in the fitness level of us humans? The higher cost of ‘natural’ produce and protein? AKA, big-interest groups wishing to control the world’s food-supply? Trans-fats? AKA, too many fries from Mickey D’s? Regardless, the conspiracy theories are more abundant than the actual facts…. continue reading

FEELINGS

NOTHING MORE THAN FEELINGS Does the intensity of the workout dissuade you from returning? Are you filled with dread at the thought of torquing your musculature? Do you constantly wish for the session to end? Is the act of clock-watching distracting your routine? It’s all in your mind. Don’t let the energizing of your muscles… continue reading