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Special Preview: Your Glutes are Connected to Your… Hip Flexors?

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ou got no working glutes, girl!” my instructor said loudly to a room full of people gathered around watching me with my feet on a giant stability ball, hips in the air, and hamstrings screaming. Nope, no glutes helping out here, just my hamstrings on the verge of uncontrollable cramping. I’m sure you’re wondering what’s going on at this point. …

A Surprisingly Simple Exercise for Your Pelvic Floor and Low Back

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our pelvic floor muscles are located at the very bottom of your pelvis. You need them to go to the bathroom, keep your internal organs healthy and inside your body, AND perform a vital role in maintaining your spine health. There are everyday chronic habits like holding in the stomach, tucking the tailbone under, and sitting on the back of …

The Best Glute-Strengthening, Sacrum-Stabilizing, Balance-Building Exercise Ever

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ne of my mentors used to say that squeezing your butt cheeks together for exercise was the “kiss of death” for the SI (sacroiliac) joint and pelvic floor. This sounds dramatic I know, but squeezing your cheeks together for glute strength, at best prevents you from doing what you think you’re doing, gaining tone and functional glute strength, and at …

Your Glutes Were Made For Walking!

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few years ago, when I was completing my Integral Coaching®️ certification, my amazing teacher made a joke about how flat and nonexistent her bottom was. She thought it was such a mystery because of all the glute exercises she regularly did and proceeded to list them off— clamshells, doggie-on-a-fire-hydrant, glute squeezes, squats, leg lifts, etc. Everyone in the class laughed …

We’re Getting the Band Back Together—and Reshaping Your Booty!

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 e have exciting things brewing! I’m thrilled to say that, pretty soon, you’ll be able to participate in Pilates Tonic movement fun no matter where you live. A longtime dream of mine has been to expand the blog post videos and offer additional classes online. It looks like 2020 is the year that dream is becoming a reality! I won’t …