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Fitness Saturday: Mobility for Living!

By Jonathan Urla, MFA
By Jonathan Urla, MFA

As we age, no matter what our occupations, it is wise for us to have a few calisthenic type exercises that we do everyday as a routine. This is only moderate exercise but it can really help us with mobility, relieve stiffness, aid in getting the blood circulating, and bring alertness back.

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The Wednesday Five: Best of 2015

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five, Women's Voices for Change is highlighting some of its most engaging stories of the year — as determined by you, our faithful readers.
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Fitness

Big Muscle Mystery — How Does it Happen?

By Jonathan Urla, MFA
By Jonathan Urla, MFA

Perhaps you’ve seen a person walking around with large calve muscles, but with an otherwise normal sized body. Or, you've noticed someone with large trapezius muscles on their shoulders, yet not anywhere else. As someone who works with people’s bodies everyday, I see this kind of muscular imbalance all the time.

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Fitness

Lifting the Rear — Exercises to Tone the Gluteals

By Jonathan Urla, MFA
By Jonathan Urla, MFA

One of the most difficult muscle groups to train effectively are the gluteals, also called the buttocks. This could be because we sit on them a lot of the time and the nerves which activate the muscles become deadened. Today I’m going to show you some exercises that I do in my Barre classes that will very effectively isolate your glutes and help give you a firm and lifted rear.

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Fitness · Health

Fitness Saturday: Sitting Can Be Scary

By Jonathan Urla, MFA
By Jonathan Urla, MFA

Some people have called sitting “the new smoking.” Because it is impossible to go through life without sitting, often for long periods of time, the question is more about how we sit, and for how long.

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