Reality Check: The Fail-Proof Approach To Achieving Your Fitness Goals

Thu, January 19, 2017

The Bridge between goal setting and goal achievement is one that we all sometimes have difficulty crossing. This blog will give you the reality check and the essential knowledge you need to easily turn your intentions into accomplishments!

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Van Life: Our Van Diaries California Road Trip Pt. 1!

Wed, January 18, 2017

What an incredible couple of weeks we have had! This week's van Diaries covers the time of our life along the amazing California Coast and the beautiful Big Sur, seeing a side of San Francisco we've never experienced, a completely different perspective on Yosemite and more! Can't wait to share it with you!

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New You Challenge Week 3 - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sat, January 14, 2017

Hi Everyone! Week Three Here We Come! The key to successfully accomplishing one goal and then aiming for the next is to stay motivated. Have you set goals for our Challenge? Are you aiming to boost your energy, sleep better, manage chronic pain or to tone up and slim down....or maybe even all of the above! Write your goals down. As you approach them and then achieve them, you will be surprised how motivating and impelling it can be. Make your Pilates workout an integral part of your day and remind yourself of your goals. As you achieve each goal, whether it be big or small, you are striving for a better you! Reward yourself! It doesn't even have to be a material reward. After your workout, savour those "feel good" endorphins we get from Pilates, I guarantee you will feel great all day and that, in itself, is a reward!  You will find motivation comes in different ways too! Do you find yourself enjoying taking the stairs because you have more energy? Do you find yourself standing taller as you push your shopping trolley because you are engaging your core? Noticing small changes in yourself is motivating and pretty soon you will be noticing big changes and crossing off your goals! Congratulate yourself on your achievements, keep marking off those workouts and remember Pilates gives you vitality, strength, a healthy lifestyle and that beautiful inner AND outer glow!   So let's roll out our mats and click play!  I'm so excited for week three!

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New You Challenge Week Two - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sat, January 07, 2017

Hi Everyone! One week down! Wow! The response to the New You Challenge has been overwhelming! We are working overtime responding to all your e-mails! The results that are coming in already are absolutely awe-inspiring. Working out is never going to be easy but the impact we are seeing is definitely and truly worth the effort. You are seeing changes in your bodies after just one week, imagine where you will be after one month! Make your workouts a daily habit and you will not only feel, but will look amazing too!   Let's do 2017 together and make this a year of change! With 7 days down, it feels so good having all those workouts crossed off. What changes have you noticed so far? Are you standing taller? Have any niggling pains disappeared? Are you sleeping better? Have your clothes got a little looser? Are you feeling stronger and prouder? Has your motivation lifted? As you notice these changes you will become more enthusiastic and impassioned with your pilates workouts. What a healthy addiction we are all creating!

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Van Life: Our Van Diaries In California! Joshua Tree, Newport, Palm Springs, LA and Barbara!

Wed, January 04, 2017

What a hectic, crazy couple of weeks! This week's van Diaries cover our time in the incredible Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Springs, Timmy's first ever Pilates Reformer session in Newport, our visit to Popflex Active, a very Aussie Christmas in Santa Barbara and more! Can't wait to share it with you!

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Foolproof Tips For Sticking To Your Resolutions!

Tue, January 03, 2017

I am a big fan of New Years Resolutions! Anything that motivates you to make positive changes and get fit, healthy and happy is always fantastic! Sticking to them is another thing, sometimes when our goals seem all too hard they fall by the wayside, until another New Year is upon us. These tips will help you not only stick to your resolutions but also to make 2017 your best, most successful year yet! Discipline, self-control, motivation and persistence are qualities that help you in all aspects of your life, so check it out and make those resolutions a reality!

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New You Challenge - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sat, December 31, 2016

Hi Everyone! As this beautiful season of celebration moves into 2017, let me take this opportunity to say "Happy New Year" to everyone and a big welcome to the Pilates by Lisa New You Challenge! By now you will have all received a very special e-mail containing lots of goodies for you! Firstly, the link to your eGuide for the New You Challenge.

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All About Your New You Online Pilates Challenge!

Wed, December 28, 2016

This blog gives you all of the information you need about our "New You Four Week Online Challenge!" It is FREE for all members and gives a break down of what to expect and all of the details about the workout videos, the ebooks, the prizes and how you can win! Check it out and make 2017 your fittest, healthiest and happiest yet!

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Merry Christmas! - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sat, December 24, 2016

Hi Everyone! In this beautiful season of celebration, let me take this opportunity to say "Thank You" to you all for being a part of the Pilates by Lisa family in 2016! I wish you all a joyous, merry Christmas and a fit, happy and healthy 2017! We are busily applying the finishing touches to our "New You Challenge" starting next week. I am so excited for you all to get started. This challenge not only brings you the Pilates by Lisa eGuide, consisting of a full monthly workout schedule with some specially filmed workouts, a meal plan and recipes from expert nutritionalist Elise Nash, some bonus surprise workouts, health and motivation tips, PLUS everyone will also receive the life-changing e-book "Intentional Change" from writer, life coach and motivational speaker Kate Caddle. This is a pre release available exclusively to our online members before it's available to the public for purchase in January! Kate is also donating an amazing life coaching session and package for one lucky participant of the Challenge! Our other prizes include: $100 gift voucher from Pink Punk Active Orthotic Thongs Activewear from Popflex

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How To Find Time To Exercise This Christmas!

Fri, December 23, 2016

These days it feels like life is going by at breakneck speed, where is the pause button?! Hectic days filled with work, emails, cooking, cleaning, running around to appointments, making sure that everyone else is where they need to be…and right down the bottom of the list is looking after yourself! Sometimes finding time to exercise when you have a busy life can be pretty difficult, and more often than not, we choose to opt out instead and wait for another day! With Christmas being one of the busiest times of the year, and often one where our diet calls for us to be more active, I’m sharing five of my top tips for finding time to exercise…and making it happen!

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