April 8, 2013

the fascia, the anatomy trains and the pilates methodol...

Re-storing, re-forming and re-setting the Fascia Fascia is the sheath of connective tissue that covers everything in our bodies–from our organs to our muscles. In the picture above, the white areas that are visible attaching to muscles are dense collections of fascia.
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April 8, 2013

chocolate crunchies – the sweet side of chocolate

Here is a healthy and delicious Chocolate Crunchies recipe to try that includes dark chocolate and many other beneficial ingredients.You can make a batch, cut it up and keep it in the freezer. It can also be served from frozen, which makes it wonderfully chewy and a little like a chocolate ice cream bar.
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April 8, 2013

active isolated stretching explained by tim hawkins

Whether you are an elite athlete, a long distance runner participating in the numerous marathons / triathlons in Dubai, a cyclist, a patient in rehab for an injury, a weekend warrior, or a stay at home mom, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) will enhance all aspects of movement no matter what activity you choose to participate […]
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April 8, 2013

the goodness of raw almond milk

      Almond milk is the freshest milk substitute leaking onto our cafe menus since soy and is flushing out yogurt from our smoothies with the promise of freedom from… just about everything. No lactose, no gluten, no casein, no soy, no cholesterol and no worries of grass-fed this or corn-fed that. Consider it a […]
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April 8, 2013

how pilates complements a runner’s practice ̵...

  Pilates and Sports Specific Case Study at The Hundred Pilates Studio Dubai Client: Aline Raywood – Pilates Instructor : Jeanique Lascar I cannot imagine the pleasure and the sense of highest accomplishment that one feels when crossing the finish line in a Marathon race, regardless of the time. An observer of any such race […]
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April 8, 2013

dubai 103.8 eye on careers interviews asma hilal lootah...

                      Click on Podcast #6 and #7 to listen into the interview between 103.8 Dubai Eye’s Shane Philips and the founder of The Hundred Pilates Studio Asma Hilal Lootah – on her passion and drive in starting up The Hundred Pilates Studio:    
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April 8, 2013

healthy, delicious, gluten-free pizza with a rustic cau...

Low Carb, Gluten-Free, Healthy and tastes just like the real deal. Here is a healthy Pizza version replacing dough with cauliflower! Prepared by Asma Hilal Lootah – founder of The Hundred Pilates Studio in Dubai and inspired by our Gyrotonic teacher Sara Davis.   Ingredients ½ head cauliflower (about 2 cups) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup […]
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April 8, 2013

what about exercise in pregnancy?

    Being pregnant is a very special time in your life and a time when a woman’s body undergoes many changes such as emotional, physical and hormonal. As the baby grows your abdominal muscles are stretched and can separate slightly so you have to be careful not to strain them so they return to […]
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April 8, 2013

pear, feta & pecan salad ~ inspired by becky hart

The art of salad-making lies in the arrangement of colors and shapes. A carefully tossed salad can transform the simplest meals! Recently, Becky Hart, a sports & exercises science expert, certified personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist at The Hundred Pilates Studio created this innovative &  wholesome salad for a group of friends who were […]
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April 8, 2013

the hundred’s recent mothers

“I decided to take up Pilates again when I was 2 months pregnant, having had a 3 year break from Pilates. The main reason was to strengthen my core such that my back injury would not flair up during pregnancy. I thoroughly enjoyed getting back into Pilates and it seemed that my body recognized the exercise regime. I […]
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