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Knee pain and exercise: Yes or no?

Got knee pain? Are you asking yourself "Can I exercise with knee pain?" I've got good news for you: YES! You absolutely can exercise with knee pain - in fact, you should! Now, before you go and say "whoa, this is crazy", let me clarify: You SHOULD exercise with knee...

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Gardening: Good for the soul, hard on the back

Aaaaah, spring! There's nothing like it - especially here in Tennessee, where nature virtually explodes in a sea of color. If you're like me, you can't wait to get outdoors to enjoy all that lushness ... and get your hands dirty. After all, gardening is one of the...

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Is your desk job killing you?

Too many hours at our desk wreak all sorts of havoc on our bodies (and our stress levels!). And who hasn't exclaimed "my neck (or some other body part) is killing me!" after a long workday? Of course, going from that to saying your job may be "killing" you is a...

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“Joe” Pilates – The man behind the method

Pilates is on trend right now and you're probably hearing about it left, right and center. But don't be fooled into thinking it's another quick-fix fitness trend - although some current incarnations may fit that bill(!). This super-effective, highly sophisticated...

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The 6 Principles of Movement

The Polestar Pilates method, developed by physical therapists, has 6 basic principles of movement. These inform everything we do. Find out what they are and why they matter.

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Targeted Pilates for Desk Jockeys

Do you have a desk job? Pilates can help you live a better life. Sitting (or even standing!) at a desk for eight hours a day can create imbalances in your neck, back, hips and legs. It also contributes to a weak core which exacerbates these issues. Correcting these...

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