November Challenge Week One - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sat, October 29, 2016

Hi Everyone! Welcome to Week One of the Pilates by Lisa November Challenge for 2016! All current members will now have their e-books delivered to their inbox. Our 4 week challenge is designed to transform your body, mindset, motivation and nutritional values and to get all our members into the best shape of their lives. Follow the plan, not only will you look sensational but you will feel amazing! There are many components to a healthy, happy lifestyle and we will all take this month long journey together. Let's set goals, let's maximise our results and let's be the absolute best versions of ourselves possible! I hope you are as excited as everyone here at Pilates by Lisa to get started on this life transforming adventure! This year we have some amazing prizes from our sponsors Lorna Jane Active and fantastic orthotic footwear to give away, as well as equipment and resistance bands! We will have a prize for the most check ins on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #PilatesbyLisa and prizes for friend referrals who join the challenge and also for the best results! Check in after your workout on Instagram and Facebook by tagging @pilatesbylisa and don’t forget to add #PilatesbyLisa ! Share your workouts with your social networks. Show everyone what you’re up to and impress them with your motivation. "In ten sessions you'll feel the difference, in twenty you'll see the difference and in thirty you'll have a whole new body." Joseph Pilates Let's roll out our mats, press play and get started! See you on the mat!

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How Pilates Will Change Your Entire Life

Wed, October 26, 2016

Without exaggeration, I truly believed that if everyone did Pilates, the world would be a better, much more pain-free place! When I meet clients who suffer from chronic pain, they've become so accustomed to the pain that they accept it as a part of their life with no idea of how good they can potentially feel! The dull ache in your lower back that won’t go away or the debilitating pain in your hip that makes sitting impossible doesn't have to be the norm! Here’s how Pilates can help you change your life, eliminate pain, strengthen your body and achieve a greater sense of body awareness!

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The Van Diaries…Week Five!

Mon, October 24, 2016

Boiling hot geysers, erupting springs, historic Mormon settlements, volcanic devastation and NBA games...it's been quite the melting pot! Week five of the van diaries is here, if you've been following our road trip and would like to know our exact itinerary I will be adding maps soon detailing our route and the highlights of the trip! This trip has changed my life, and maybe one day it will change yours too!

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Countdown To November Challenge - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sat, October 22, 2016

This week we start the countdown to the "Pilates by Lisa Spring into Summer November Challenge"! Coming direct to the inbox of all current online members next week is our exciting new e-book jam packed with motivational advice, health and fitness tips plus a qualified nutritionalist  meal plan full of delicious, nourishing meals and snacks, together with a shopping list for your convenience! It also contains a complete workout calendar for the month of November with a detailed listing of all your Spring into Summer workouts and a results table so you can see the outcome you will achieve by the end of November!  It's so exciting that all the members of our Pilates by Lisa "family" will be working out together for this challenge! Let's see what astonishing results we come up with and not only will we feel fantastic but we will look sensational too! "I don't know how my story will end, but nowhere in my text will it ever read........."I gave up." See you on the mat!

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Don’t Let One Bad Day Turn Into A Bad Week

Wed, October 19, 2016

Have you ever beaten yourself up for eating bad food, skipping your workout or giving into temptation? No matter who you are, we all have moments of weakness. Often when you are trying to lose weight and get fit, this leads to punishing yourself for being "bad" and letting that single moment derail you completely because you think it's too late, the damage is already done. This blog is all about intervening those thoughts and creating balance, so you can stay on a steady track and ultimately reach any goal you strive for.

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How Pilates Will Build A Better Butt!

Tue, October 18, 2016

When it comes to building a better butt, there is nothing quite like Pilates. It can truly transform your shape, the exercises move you exactly how you were designed to be moved, thus creating the behind you were meant to have! The glutes are made up of three muscles: the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus. Exercises like squats and lunges target the gluteus maximus, the most superficial layer, however Pilates targets the deeper, undelying layers of the glutes where all of the magic happens!

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Don’t Wait! - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sun, October 16, 2016

Hi Everyone! I am SO excited to bring our online members our FREE "Spring Into Summer 4 Week Challenge" starting this November on the online studio! All current online members will receive a free eBook full of recipes, meal plans, motivation advice, health and fitness tips! Plus, this year we have some amazing prizes from our sponsors Lorna Jane and Archie's Footwear to give away. We also have resistance bands up for grabs! More details next week! Our Online Studio has a comprehensive catalogue of workouts devoted entirely to beginners, anyone getting  back into Pilates or if you just want a nice, gentle, full-body conditioning workout! Get strong, lean, toned and aligned while learning with perfect form and technique! Having trouble with roll-ups? Try our step-by-step guide! We also have an extensive range of pain/rehabilitation workouts. These workouts will give you the ultimate release, relieve pain and melt away any tension so you feel relaxed, invigorated and pain free! So from beginners to advanced, pre/post natal to pain relief,  Pilates by Lisa truly is your online fitness solution!   See you on the mat!

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The Van Diaries…Week Four!

Fri, October 14, 2016

Week four of the Van Diaries...I can't believe it's already been a month on the road! This week was sensational, we crossed back over the border into the USA and visited Glacier National Park, Yellowstone and more...read this week's entry in the van diaries to see where we've been!

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How A Resistance Band Can Give You A Firmer, Fitter, Younger Body!

Tue, October 11, 2016

Resistance bands are the ultimate tool to firm, define and lengthen your entire body, they are truly the secret elixir to a youthful, fit, healthy physique. Bands are fantastic for those who want to do our online workouts at home or who like to take their workouts on the road like me! Check out how adding resistance bands to your workout will transform your body and also my favourite resistance band workouts!

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Feel Fantastic, Look Sensational - Your Seven Day Workout Schedule

Sun, October 09, 2016

Just like anything else, the more you practice Pilates, the better you will become! Pilates is a physical, challenging method of fitness that will work you to the core, literally! Consistency is the absolute key with Pilates, the results will be phenomenal with dedication to your workouts. The exercises in Pilates move your body exactly how it’s meant to moved, in every possible range of motion! Stick with it and the visible results will start to show, including defined muscles, stronger core, better posture and a leaner, slimmer physique. Along with the physical benefits, you will also notice no niggling back aches, no more neck tension, you will breathe easier and feel more energetic and more revitalised than ever before! As Joseph Pilates said, “In ten sessions you feel better, in 20 sessions you look better, in 30 sessions you have a completely new body.”  So let's get started! 

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