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WTF DO I DO WITH MY SHOULDERS!?

WTF DO I DO WITH MY SHOULDERS!?

The biggest question when working out in general AND A MAJORRR question on the microformer. Why? Because your shoulders are the main stabilizing mechanism for your upper body. If you don’t learn how to utilize them correctly…well things get F*CKED UP FAST + you put yourself at risk for a shoulder injury. Wondering WTF to do with your shoulders on the microformer? YOU’RE IN THE RIGHT PLACE.  LET’S GET INTO IT Okay, basic anatomy. Your shoulder blade is called your…

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SHHHH! OUR TOP 3 WORKOUT SECRETS

SHHHH! OUR TOP 3 WORKOUT SECRETS

HI PILATES CLUB. It’s Chelsea + Carolynn. You’re resident hype girls! You’ve been asking to see a little more of our lives AND YOU KNOW WE’RE OPEN AF. So today, we’re going to let you in our daily workout routines + 3 of our BIGGEST WORKOUT HACKS.  Okay, okay let’s get into the nitty gritty + talk workouts! Over the years we’ve tried EVERY WORKOUT. Yeah, really ALL OF THEM. Many we loved, and some we completely despised. Through it…

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MY BACK IS KILLING ME!

MY BACK IS KILLING ME!

Does your low back hurt while working out on the microformer? Especially when you’re doing core exercises? We are here to help you fix it! Let’s be real, the cause of low back pain can be complicated AF. From poor alignment TO previous unresolved injuries there can be many reasons why your low back is hurting during your workout on the microformer. Though there can be a million causes, we’ve identified the TOP mistakes that you may be making during…

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TO WRAP OR NOT TO WRAP!?

TO WRAP OR NOT TO WRAP!?

To wrap or not to wrap (your core). That is the question! If you’ve taken a class with us at Pilates Club, you know that we’re all about the core warp. WTF is it? How do you do it? When do you use it? OH WE WILL TEACH YOU EVERYTHING + HOW TO DO IT ON YOUR MICROFORMER! WTF IS A CORE WRAP:  The Core Wrap is THE BEST way to engage your core. It’s a cue that we use…

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THE PERFECT PLANK TO PIKE

THE PERFECT PLANK TO PIKE

You thought holding a plank was tough!? Meet PLANK TO PIKE courtesy of your microformer. This little baby takes planks to the next level by combining functional movements with the dopest moving equipment out there! First let’s break down the movement: Plank To Pike can be done in all 4 positions on the microformer. Your hands and feet will go on either the platform or the carriage.  Start in a plank position with your shoulders directly above your hands. Push…

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