Category Archives: Pilates

Health and Active Lifestyle Magazine Sale Alert!

Happy Wednesday friends! After a 9.6 mile run this morning with a 1500 ft. elevation gain, I came home to find a lovely email in my inbox announcing a huge 5$ magazine sale on amazon.com. When I’m not running, or … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Shortly after I finished my doctorate degree my then brand new husband and I found ourselves living in Seattle. We both work in healthcare, and were surrounded by conscientious, active, intellectual people, primarily in the field of healthcare as well. … Continue reading

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Core Exercises with a Baby

Exercises that can be done with a baby are enormously popular with my patients. Moms and Dads alike are pressed for time, and certainly every minute with your baby is valuable. These core stability exercises can be done easily in … Continue reading

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What to expect from Runningyourbody this year

It has come to my attention that today is the one year anniversary of this website! Though I have been on sabatical for the past several weeks, it has been for good reason. My sweet baby boy arrived in December … Continue reading

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Why crunches are a waste of your time (and what to do instead)

I am constantly asked by patients if they should be doing crunches to strengthen their core and reduce their back pain. The answer is an emphatic NO. The reason is best explained by our anatomy. There are four layers of … Continue reading

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Ask a Physical Therapist Anything

This is my 77th post after 7 enjoyable months of sharing my workouts, recipes, and running information on this website to my 70 and growing followers and close to 7000 thousand casual viewers. In honor of this occasion, I want … Continue reading

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Pre-Natal Pilates Exercises you can do at home

The benefits of maintaining strenght during pregnancy are numerous, including maternal well-being, decreased musculoskeletal pain, and decreased risk for gestational diabetes and other lifestyle related pregnancy risks. See my previous article on exercise and running during pregnancy for a complete … Continue reading

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