A great tip for achieving healthy eating habbits is to eat seasonally! Did you know that in Washington State, nectarines are in season from June through September? With June just a few days away (yay, summer!) here is a healthy salad recipe that incorporates nectarines.
“If dieting doesn’t work, what should we do instead? I recommend mindful eating — paying attention to signals of hunger and fullness, without judgment, to relearn how to eat only as much as the brain’s weight-regulation system commands.”
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Pilates Day Promotion
May 7th, 2016
3 Private Lessons for $135 ($45 per lesson)
Valid for 1st time clients and clients who have been on hiatus for 6 months plus.
Offer valid until May 31st 2016.
A) Your stomach’s way of gently reminding you that it’s time to refuel (carb cravings often come from being overly hungry).
B) A signal that you are bored and in need of a distraction.”
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Depriving yourself completely of things you enjoy isn’t always realistic or healthy. Check out these yummy sweet recipes that are free of refined sugars. Moderation and balance are key as emotional health and physical health support each other synergistically.
Sweet Treat Recipes!
The optimal time to work out is around four hours before bedtime – that’s when we’re at our peak strength and lung function. In your thirties, that’s around 7 p.m.; in your forties, 6 p.m.; and in your fifties, around 5p.m.”
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According to an NPR article titled, More Women Than Men Are Obese In America, And Gap Is Widening, obesity rates are increasing for middle aged women. Read more here.
The prevalence of obesity among women in their 40s and 50s has risen to 42 percent since 1999-2000.
Check out this cute and informative animated video on the history of Pilates!
To ring in the New Year and support you all in achieving your health and fitness goals Bodytonic Pilates if offering a special promotion:
3 Private lessons for $120 ($240 value)
Promotion is valid until February 28th, 2015 and valid for new clients and clients returning from a Pilates hiatus of 6+ months.
Sign up today to schedule your first appointment and don’t forget to mention the New Year’s Special!
In 1960, 1 out of 2 Americans had a job where they had lots of physical activity and actually exercised at work; by 2008, very few Americans do work that doesn’t involve sitting around all day – Dr. Tim Church
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