Optimizing Shoulder Health: Understanding Shoulder Blade Mobility

Shoulder Anatomy

Many cases of chronic shoulder dysfunction arise from limited shoulder blade mobility. Proper movement of the shoulder blade is crucial for optimal arm mobility at the glenohumeral joint. Without it, lifting the arm can cause pain and strain on the rotator cuff. Understanding scapulohumeral rhythm and strengthening the rotator cuff are vital for healthy shoulders. This blog explores shoulder blade mechanics, breathing techniques, and exercises to enhance shoulder health and prevent dysfunction.

Unlocking the Potential of the Pilates Arc: A Comprehensive Guide

Pilates Arc, Anna on the arc

I am always amazed by human ingenuity, from airplanes to iPhones, and how we tenaciously create! One of these amazing gadgets is a piece of equipment invented by Joseph Pilates and perfected by Balanced Body. In the world of Pilates, various apparatuses are designed to enhance flexibility, strength, and overall body awareness. The arc is … Read more

Shoulder Recovery: Forge Strong, Sexy Arms with These Perfect Moves

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Discover the perfect blend of shoulder recovery and arm sculpting with expert-guided exercises. Strengthen your shoulders while toning your arms under the guidance of certified personal trainer and rehabilitation specialist Anna. With Anna’s tailored approach and attention to detail, you’ll embark on a journey to recover from shoulder injuries and achieve strong, sexy arms. Get ready to transform your fitness routine and embrace a healthier, stronger you.

Super Easy No-Bake Almond Cookies

Raw No-Bake Almond Cookies

Super tasty and easy plant-based, no guilt and no-bake almond cookies are sweet, delicious, and simple! You can jazz them up to your taste. I was making almond milk and had some pulp left over. So, after some experimentation, I came up with a super simple recipe. Of course, you can always bake the mixture … Read more

Why Good Posture is Crucial, and Four Easy Steps on how to Improve it Instantly

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Did you know that a good posture, for the most part, is a habit?  The good news – is we can change our posture just like any other bad habit!  Change is not always easy, but it is possible.  It requires a few things: 1) awareness, 2) daily practice 3) belief that change is possible.  Finally, and most importantly, take the first step towards a good posture (which you’ve already done) by reading the following post.

How to Get Started with Pilates in 3 Days or Less

women doing pilates

Introduction: Pilates is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world, and for a good reason: it’s effective, efficient, and relatively low-impact. But for newcomers, starting a pilates routine can seem daunting. With so many videos, classes, and machines available, how can you be sure you’re picking the right one? And more … Read more