The Muscles You Didn’t Know You Had – Until They No Longer Work You might not think about your pelvic floor muscles (PFMs) when you’re working out, but perhaps you should. For both men and women, a strong pelvic floor reduces the risk of incontinence, improves core strength and stability, and can even increase sexual satisfaction. Located at the base of your core cylinder, your PFMs act like a hammock or… Read More »Why You Need To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Muscles Stronger Core, Flatter Stomach, Better Sex
Great news! My first downloadable video class is now in the store! This 30-minute Core Challenge Power Planks video will have your body sweating and your muscles shaking — but wow, what a workout! Planks are great for your core and can help improve your posture and tighten your waistline. And you can do this amazing exercise with no equipment, no weights — nothing but your own muscle power. Check out the video… Read More »Core Challenge Power Planks — My First Video! It’s A Doozie!
Ready to take your core training to the next level? Hard Core Workout Level 2 is ready — are you? Click here to download! If you’re ready for even more of a challenge than my first Hard Core workout, this intense, 30 minute audio class is for you. No equipment required; just a mat and the willingness to work hard! Previous core training / Pilates experience is recommended (check out this Level 1… Read More »Christie To Go! 30 Minute Hard Core Workout Level 2 Downloadable Audio Class
Grab a mat and prepare to feel the burn! Thanks to everyone who’s requested this challenging, 20 minute hard core workout. It’s a short but intense, core-strengthening audio class you can download to iTunes or another computer audio program, or to your smartphone. Best for those of you with Pilates experience. Click here to go to the download page.
Take my client Jen for example. Jen is fit and athletic, and determined enough to schedule regular gym workouts into her busy week. I meet with Jen every few months to re-evaluate her targets and adjust her fitness routine accordingly. Like so many of us, Jen would love to have a ripped stomach. But although she is noticing an increase in her muscular strength and visible tone, the six-pack remains elusive.
So what’s the best way for us to achieve that toned, trim tummy?