Single Leg Stretch

Single Leg Stretch

The Single Leg Stretch is the first exercise in the Stomach Series in a Pilates mat class. This exercise focuses on flexion, core strength and pelvic stability. At this point in the repertoire your body is warmed up and Single Leg Stretch begins challenging the body. Single Leg Stretch is getting the blood flowing and the heart pumping. Done correctly it is a full body exercise. Read on for more benefits, tips and encouragement for your entire Pilates journey!

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The Pilates Basic 5 Exercise Routine

The Pilates Basic 5 Exercise Routine

The Basic 5 consists of the first 5 Pilates exercises taught when you first start Pilates. These exercises are introductory and yet so complex. They will warm the body, focus the mind, and set the tone for any Pilates class or lesson whether on the mat or other Pilates equipment like the Reformer. Work along to the video for a nice start or end to your day!

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Newbie RD Interview: Frankie O'Brien

Newbie RD Interview: Frankie O'Brien

MOGO is celebrating the start of National Nutrition Month with an Interview with brand new Dietitian, Frankie O’Brien! Frankie passed her RD exam just last month and is now starting her first professional job as a dietitian this week. In this blog, Frankie talks about her experiences that drove her to a profession in nutrition, and how the ride was along the way.

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Rolling Like A Ball

Rolling Like A Ball

We are in our fourth Pilates exercise! Take a look at the description and videos of Joseph Pilates “Rolling Like A Ball”. The steps, tips, and full exercise are all explained, and we also included two short video showing the exercise in full and with a modification! Be sure to give this a read to help you on your Pilates journey. Happy rolling with Rolling Like A Ball. As always continue working on perfecting your Pilates and above all have FUN!

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Shamrock N' Roll: Kappa Delta Philanthropy Event Happening THIS WEEK!

Shamrock N' Roll: Kappa Delta Philanthropy Event Happening THIS WEEK!

This week’s blog is all about SHAMROCK! Kappa Delta’s largest Philanthropy event of the year, supporting Prevent Child Abuse America and The Children’s Safety Center in Springdale, Arkansas. We talk about the Philanthropies, how the event goes, and how you can help make a difference in these Children’s lives!

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Nutrition on the run: Pilates teachers, college students, any busy people!

Nutrition on the run: Pilates teachers, college students, any busy people!

It’s 2019 people! And things are already getting crazy. This week, we focussed on quick healthy snacks and meals to make when your weeks are getting overwhelming! Mogo already uses the cookie dough balls, oatmeal prep, and vegetable prep on a weekly basis! We also added some fun ideas from Pinterest that are sure to make your meals a breeze.

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Diet Analysis Project for College Dietetics Class: What it Taught Me

Diet Analysis Project for College Dietetics Class: What it Taught Me

For this weeks blog, we decided to explain Heidi’s end of the semester Diet Analysis for one of her nutrition courses. This blog explains the analysis and some interesting findings she found from her results, along with minor nutrition facts. If you have a general curiosity for nutrition, or are wanting to learn more basic nutrition facts, this blog is for YOU!

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New Years Resolutions 2019

New Years Resolutions 2019

Like the rest of the world, Mogo Pilates is working towards many resolutions for the upcoming year. We can’t wait to grow in our ability to share the love of pilates and personal health with our audience. In todays blog, Heidi talks about reaching personal goals, Mogo’s hopes for the upcoming year, and some ways to stay connected along the way.

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Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Looking for some simple yet healthy dishes to add to your Holiday meals? You’ve come to the right place! We recreated four simple recipes for the Holidays and gave each a healthier twist! During the Holidays, it is never a big concern to stick strictly to healthy foods. But, switching a few of the side dishes up to a healthier alternative will give some extra nutrients to any meal.

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Momentum Fest 2019 Preview

Momentum Fest 2019 Preview

If you love to move and love life then Momentum Fest 2019 is for YOU! We have included helpful information with links to purchase tickets, learn when and where Momentum Fest will take place, and also a little bit about our experience from Momentum Fest 2018. Momentum Fest is a three day Pilates festival in Denver, CO that is open to both teachers and students. It is a great weekend to move, laugh, and celebrate life!

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