hamstrings

Anatomy Tuesday… The Hamstrings!

DO you have issues straightening your legs all the way and getting the bend out of your knee, this is your hamstrings talking to you. The Hamstrings consist of three muscles the Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus and Semimembranosus, they attach to the ischial tuberosity and insert either on the Femur, Tibia or Fibula. The Hamstrings actions Read More

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Earth Day 2014

Earth Day is right around the corner .. What can you do to help out Mother Earth ? Here is a list of a few things I found going on in the local area to help out the environment. (as I am informed of other organized efforts I will update the list) San Clemente Beach Read More

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For a good Cause… Charity Event tomorrow night at Pizza Port in San Clemente!!

Tomorrow night is the night for the event to help support Sean Lynn @ Pizza Port in San Clemente The Schedule will be as follows: 6pm- Skype Sean 7pm – Live Music 8pm – Raffle 9pm – Live Music 9:30 – Silent Auction Some of the amazing Auction / Raffle Items are as follows: La Read More

glutes

Anatomy Tuesday… Since were squatting this month lets talk about my Fav … THE GLUTES

My absolute favorite muscle group to work on is the muscles of the booty which consists of three muscles that we call the Glutes, the most superficial of the three is the gluteus maximus and give the booty its  lifted shape, it extends and laterally rotates the femur at the hip and is responsible for Read More

31 day squat

31 Day Squat Challenge..

Lorna Jane posted a 31 Day Squat Challenge on Instagram today. I LOVE Squats and booty work, therefore lets do this!! Get ourselves some nice booties for summer and HELLO Summer is just around the corner. I just took a break and did my 30 for the day. I did a standard squat today however Read More

erector-spinae

Anatomy Tuesday..

The Erector Spinae muscles are a group of three paired muscles that run vertical to your spine they extend the vertebrate column and assist the core to maintain proper posture. The three muscles of the Erector Spinae are the Iliocostalis, Longissimus and Spinalis, the paired groups run along the spine originating at the Sacrum and Read More

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Lorna Jane Trunk Show @ The Pilates Shoppe

Come join us this Thursday the 20th from 5:30 to 8:00pm for the Lorna Jane Trunk Show at The Pilates Shoppe in Aliso Viejo Physical Therapy. This is a great opportunity to check out the beautiful studio, meet the other instructors and clients, sip bubbles, have some treats and get 10% off all your Lorna Read More

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Vanilla Flax Banana Protein Pancakes

Been on my own for the weekend and making my morning protein smoothie was not sounding like a Sunday morning breakfast I have been seeing all these protein pancake recipes, so I figured why not try it out while the cat is away.. I like to try and test new things out before making the Read More

core

What is your “Core”

I wanted to address the Core aka Powerhouse for Anatomy Tuesday since I had mentioned this muscle group in my post yesterday. What is your Core??? It is not a apple and if you answered “abs”, you are incorrect. The abdominals are in the core(torso) region however the core of your body consists of four Read More

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6 Words…. The Pilates Principles!!

Six words which are the Pilates Principles that are a huge part of my life. I embody the principles through my practice, my teachings and in my everyday life. Mr. Pilates thought of his method as a way to connect and develop the mind body and spirit. I feel from my own personal experience when Read More