Taylor Pilates And Fitness Blog


Is Histamine Intolerance to Blame?

Are your “seasonal allergies” lasting all year long? Maybe it’s time to look at histamine intolerance to finally get some relief. Here’s what you need to know.

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Suggested Reading Summer 2019

Curious what some of our favorite wellness books are at Taylor Pilates and Fitness? Check out two of our favorites: Back in Control and Radical Metabolism.

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Trail Etiquette for Hikers, Bikers and Horseback Riders

Before you head out on a Colorado trail for a hike, bike, or horseback ride this summer, check out our trail etiquette guidelines.

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Get 10,000 Steps Daily

The average American walks about 1.5 to 2 miles a day which is roughly 3,000 to 4,000 steps. Here’s how 10,000 steps came to be the goal people want to achieve, the health benefits of walking, and how to determine what’s right for you.

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4 Ways to Reduce Inflammation

Are you hearing a lot about inflammation and the negative consequences it can have for your health? To help you better understand what it is, this blog shares how it can impact your health and ways to minimize chronic inflammation in your body.

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The Difference Between Pilates And Yoga

It’s common for people to assume that Pilates and yoga are the same. While they do have some similarities, they are quite different. Many people find Pilates and yoga are the perfect complement for each other and enjoy both forms of exercise.

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How to Maintain and Improve Physical Balance

How to Maintain and Improve Physical Balance There are a lot of ways we try to maintain balance in our lives—work/life balance, a balanced checkbook, a diet that has the right balance of macronutrients, and more. Even with all this focus on maintaining proper balance, many of us overlook an essential element in our lives: physical balance. Even those of us who work out regularly to build our cardio and muscle strength often don’t spend enough time maintaining balance. This is a mistake and it becomes even more essential to pay attention to maintaining and improving our balance as we age.

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What is Functional Training?

People work out for many reasons. Some want to lose a few pounds, others want an outlet to reduce stress, or to sleep better. Those who just want to feel better as they go about their regular activities and improve their ability to handle everyday tasks might be interested in functional training.

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5 Tips for Bone Health

Anyone over the age of 30 can be dealing with bone loss. The good news is there are things you can do now to slow down your rate of bone loss and preserve healthy bones throughout your life. We have 5 tips to get you started.

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Stress Management for the Holidays

Even though the holidays are meant to be full of joy, they can be times of stress and angst for many of us. Shopping. Wrapping. Parties. Pressures to produce a holiday worthy of a magazine cover. To bring back the joy this season, check out our stress management techniques for the holidays.

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Did you know there was a man named Pilates?

Did you know there was a man named Pilates? Joseph Pilates created his exercise method in the early 20th century to balance the body, mind and spirit after turning to exercise to improve his health. Learn about the history of Pilates—the man and the method.

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Tips to Create Better Ergonomics

Creating better ergonomics can help you avoid pains and strains that are common from repetitive motion or staying in the same position for long periods of time. Here are our top tips to create better ergonomics at your workstation and in your car.

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It's Time to get Hydrated

Proper hydration is essential not only for your overall health but it will help your muscles perform better during a Pilates or OOV session. Learn the benefits of hydration, how much water you should have each day, and some of our best tips.

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The OOV Difference

The OOV is a tool that challenges stability in all planes of motion. It has been shifting the fitness and rehab landscape in the U.S. in recent years. Its brilliance and unique ability to improve movement comes from its three dimensional design.

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3 Delicious, Healthy, Summertime Recipes

When you leave a summertime Pilates session or an OOV class at Taylor Pilates and Fitness, continue your healthy habits with great food choices outside the Pilates studio. Try a meal that is healthy and easy to make

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Why Your Pilates Practice Will Benefit from Cardio Training

While Pilates and functional fitness train whole body movement, muscle endurance, stability and mobility, your body still needs cardio (or cardiovascular training). Cardio training is what we feel you should be incorporating outside the Pilates

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Ways to Cardio Train and Enjoy Summer in Colorado

Cardio training is an important element to a healthy lifestyle and in Colorado there’s no need to do it all on the treadmill.

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