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
Strong Core Yoga Audio Class – Now (Finally) Available! Download To Your Computer, Mobile Phone or Tablet
60 Minutes of Strong Core Yoga Goodness! Hi everyone! I’m happy to announce this class is now back in the store after being absent for a few weeks (sorry for the technical glitch!). This is a full hour of core-strengthening yoga that begins with a gentle flow warm-up, peaks with balance and core challenges, and winds down with calming stretches and a delicious Savasana. Some previous yoga experience is recommended. Click here… Read More »Strong Core Yoga Audio Class – Now (Finally) Available! Download To Your Computer, Mobile Phone or Tablet
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
Christie To Go! 45 Minute Level 2 Mat Pilates Downloadable Audio Class -- Better Posture, Tighter Core!
A great way to firm up your core! This 45 minute mat Pilates class is perfect for those of you who have mastered my 40 minute mat Pilates level 1 class. It’s a balanced workout that will strengthen and lengthen all the muscles of your core. Click here to go to the downloads page.
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.
Lower back pain? Christie to the rescue! If you’ve ever experienced lower back pain — and who hasn’t! — this ten-minute audio class is for you. You can do this lower back rescue routine every day to strengthen and lengthen your lower back, and rescue you from pain. Click here to go to the download page.
You asked for it — now here it is! My first downloadable Mat Pilates Class is available. This MP3 audio can be played on your computer or phone. Now you can do Pilates wherever you are! Click here to go to the download page.
Do you have a question about your fitness routine? Is there an exercise you just don’t “get”? Or maybe you’re curious about the benefits of one workout versus another. Every week I’ll post a question submitted by a reader, and answer it right here. If your question is chosen as Fitness Question of the Week, your name will be entered into a monthly prize draw! So if you’ve got something to… Read More »Should I keep my core engaged all the time? Fitness Question of the Week