Shaping the Ideal You

October 31, 2017

We have all heard that we need more sleep.  Everyone from general physicians and magazines to your partner and mother have told us “GET MORE SLEEP”!   But is more actually the problem?  Let’s find out:

The average adult gets 7 hours of sleep a night.  According to the sleep foundation the ideal recommendation for the average adult 26-64 years old...

March 8, 2017

It has happened to all of us.  We start off a health and fitness journey with the best intentions.  Perhaps it was a New Year's resolution or a milestone birthday.  The facts are that most of us, no matter how good the intentions are wind up giving up after six weeks.  Michael Bloomberg said "There is no accountability today...No willingness to focus on big ide...

March 7, 2017

We have had lots of requests for some exercise options at home!  

More videos will be coming soon.  

If you are at home, pick 2 other at home workouts use the 5 week guidelines, record your reps and see you if you improve for you 2nd cycle around!

Week 1: 2-3 cycles 40 seconds each exercise 20 seconds rest and switch exercises

Week 2: 2-3 cycles 45 seconds each exe...

March 6, 2017

We are ready to grow!  First off we would like to thank you for all that you do.  Without you we would not be able to live out our dreams of creating a healthier world.  11 months ago we opened our doors to Lake Orion.  Lindsay was our lone soldier in the field offering Reformer Pilates to anyone who was willing to walk in the door.  She is now at the point whe...

January 18, 2017

We have all heard this saying before.  It is the classic analogy if your outlook on life is a positive (optimistic) one or a negative (pessimistic).  You can clearly look at this situation and say that both answers are correct.  For the sake of the article we are eliminating the thought that the glass is half full with water and half full with air. If this is a...

January 8, 2017

This year the Detroit Lions football team was projected by many of the top experts to win just three games all year.  Last night the Lions ended their 2016 season with what most would call a disappointing nine and seven record.  They finished the year as the only playoff team without a  single player with a pro-bowl or all pro selection.  Last year they lost th...

January 8, 2017

It seems like we are in a constant battle to try to win a competition against the scale.  We have become so obsessed with the number that pops up that we forget to put our focus and energy on the habits that will get us there.  Here are our top 10 tips to help keep you focused and the scale moving in the direction you want it to!

1.  The main fact...

December 30, 2016

I could start this blog off by giving you the statistics of the number of resolutions that fail every year, or the amount of increased traffic in fitness clubs in January and February only to return to normal in March.  I could talk about the failed diets, the feeling of defeat.  Instead I'd rather share my tips for setting and smashing your 2017 goals.


December 5, 2016

Come one, come all!  Gather around as I tell you tales of my super secret way to instantly drop pounds while not having to change any of your habits.  Is it a pill?  Is it a wrap?  Is it a cream?  Is it a mysterious surgery?  

My secret:  Those secrets don't work,. If a pill could make you drop pounds and not do long term damage to your...

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