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Ready For Some Football? Get Pilates!

Congratulations to our Houston Texans on their WIN in the pre-season home opener against the San Francisco 49’ers! Brian Hoyer got us off to a great start with a 58 yard touchdown pass in the first drive of the game. Granted it is the pre-season but that was pretty exciting. It’s going to be an…

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How To Stay Hydrated This Summer

The Dog Days of Summer are here!  The forecast is calling for temperatures in the triple digits all week. Whether you’re working, playing or exercising outside, staying hydrated is extra important.  I found this article with 13 helpful tips for staying hydrated.  Did you know that low fat chocolate milk is a perfect post exercise…

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Pilates for Bone Health

  We’ve talked about how Pilates exercise is great for strength, flexibility, balance, control, muscle tone, a flat stomach, spinal health and improved posture.  Did you know that Pilates is good for bone health too?  Bone regenerates and strengthens through forces that act upon it. Weight bearing, resistance and impact exercises load the bones which…

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Hello Summer Time!

It’s summer time!  Bring on the vacations, travel, and family time.  This summer, don’t let your summer fun derail your fitness routine!   Swimming, walking, hiking, biking, boating and other summer activities provide plenty of exercise. There are also treadmills and some strength training equipment available and convenient at most hotels.  Pilates is extremely portable and…

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Cody’s Blog: Pilates and Pregnancy

I was recently asked about Pilates exercise during pregnancy for our Moms-to-be.  Pilates is a wonderful prenatal option!  Pilates strengthens the abdominals and pelvic floor, which helps during the later months of pregnancy, reducing back pain, works as a prep for an easier delivery, minimizes the diastasis, and keeps the abdominals toned for a faster…

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Welcome First Responders!

Our Police, Fire and Medical First Responders work hard to keep us all safe. Sometimes that work can pose physical challenges, and effect those who protect and serve emotionally. Pilates exercise is a perfect way to counter these effects physically by lengthening tight muscles, restoring alignment and length of the spine, strengthening and balancing opposing…

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Why Pilates?

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Besides core strength & a flat stomach, flexibility, improved spinal health, reduced back pain & better posture, better balance & control, a better golf game or performance in any sport, improved endurance, and enhanced general well being…Pilates keeps you young, makes you physically and emotionally strong, gives you the ability to handle whatever life throws…

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3 Ways To Earn A FREE Class!

It’s always nice to give back to our loyal customers, especially during the holidays. At Performance Pilates we couldn’t be more grateful for the awesome people we get to see in our studio each and every day. With your help, others will easily find us too, and you get a FREE CLASS! Here are three…

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Valentines Day: Work Out With A Partner!

With Valentine’s Day 1 week away…time to get the spouse off the couch!  If you’re both already up and moving this is a good time to find something fun to participate in together.  Many gyms and boutique studios offer a two- for- one special around Valentine’s Day.  You might also find things like 30-Day fitness…

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Great Recipe for Super “Big Game” Sunday

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps Recipe courtesy of Missi Krause, Personal Trainer, and  Co-Owner of GTC Gym & Training Center and approved by GTC Co-owner, Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Christy Lefevre 8oz  Grilled Chicken shredded or Tuna 4oz  Plain Greek Yogurt 1/3 Apple 1 Cucumber 4 Walnuts 1/2 Cup Shredded Carrots Pepper to taste Wrap in…

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