Blog by Jamie [Invoke Pilates instructor]
Jamie, a favorite downtown Invoke pilates instructor, embodies the charm and smile of your best friend. Her sessions combine classic Pilates accompanied by her rhythmic, finger-snapping “one-and-two-and…” count reminiscent of a dance studio teacher, all the while she is giving your body a total toning workout. Her background in ballet, modern dance, strength training, body conditioning and postural anatomy let’s you know you are in good hands. Jamie has been featured as a Fitness Consultant in HEALTH Magazine & Dance Magazine and continues to write her own blog featuring health, nutrition and fitness topics.
Here are a few excerpts from her blog. Check it out at www.integratedform.blogspot.com
Signs You are Too Sick to Work Out
Above the Neck: Stuffy nose, scratchy throat, headache-OK to work out…read
How to Prevent Osteoporosis
Here are some essential and specific ways to protect your bones:
Diet. Bones are dynamic organs that thrive in a mineral-rich environment. If you eat a lot of refined foods, you are likely to have weak bones and poor teeth. Follow the dietary programs outlined in Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, which are low-acid diets that support the health of your entire body….
Benefits of Cutting Back on Meat
If everyone went vegetarian just for one day, the U.S. would save:
● 100 billion gallons of water, enough to supply all the homes in New England for almost 4 months;
● 1.5 billion pounds of crops otherwise fed to livestock, enough to feed the state of New Mexico for more than a year;…