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More gain, less pain in 6 words

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More gain, less pain in 6 words

It seems that since Pilates joined the fitness craze, we've all got caught up on feeling the burn and pushing through the pain. After all, no pain no gain - right?

Well there's two problems with that. Not only might this push-through mentality make you work harder, but it might also make you gain less from all that effort you are putting into your Pilates workout. 

How can you maximize your workout and struggle less through it? I give you 6 words!

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Work Smart, Not Hard

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Work Smart, Not Hard

Get better results from the work you put into your body  

When it comes to attaining results hard work is good, but working hard on your joints can set you back farther than where you started. Getting the best for your body while staying away from injuries is all about how you move. 

If you lead an active life style, it's likely that you have at one point or another experienced a muscle or joint strain and maybe a minor injury or even a major one.

Learn how you can apply what I call the Pilates Way into the activities you already do for better health, longevity of your joints, strength (and the good looks too!) at the best of what your genetics can afford you. 

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Always Be Climbing to the Top

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Always Be Climbing to the Top

How often can you say (speak the truth)

Wow, there is nothing that I'm not already doing for my body! 

There is always something else you can add, do more of or do better. As I see it, the climb to the top is endless – you can always go higher and even higher. And I call it a climb because, when it comes to fitness or wellness overall, it isn't easy and there needs to be ongoing upward progress.

Having said that, last week I realized that I've been taking a nice stroll around the same spot instead. 

So I made a pledge to challenge my body, my culinary ability and my mental stamina. And here's is how it went, the recipes that made it possible and how I made through it. 

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Stay Active - A Space For Mind & Body Fitness

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Stay Active - A Space For Mind & Body Fitness

Welcome to Stay Active!

Hopefully a useful and inspiring space for the practice of mindfulness in the journey of fitness and wellness. I opened this space to share my thoughts, experiences, inspirations and motivations toward fitness and wellness, hopefully motivating you and many others to live in their best possible shape – in mind and body.

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