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This challenge is coming up in about two month’s time and I thought it would be aptly to draw up new fitness goals so that there is a target in mind which I could work towards to.
Goal #1: Shedding off the Kilos
Over the past 4 months of exercise, I realized that I did not shed off much weight as expected but instead, I’ve gained quite abit of muscle mass. The abs are starting to show up and the muscles around my limbs are toner as compared to before. But I guess the fats are still lurking around in my body and I hoping to incorporate suitable exercise and diet to lose the unwanted flabs.
Goal #2: Learning how to juice and eat clean
I’ve been sticking to a semi-vegetarian/semi-vegan diet where I could try to go vegetarian as much as possible but on some days, I would eat meat or indulge in cheat meals. This eating habit has been keeping my body energized throughout the days but I would like to take it to the next level where I could eat a clean and balanced diet and at the same time, losing some weight so that I could perform better in yoga, pilates and dance. And hopefully, I could keep this healthy lifestyle going as long as I can live.
Breathe Pilates Studio at Novena
During this 30 Day challenge which comprises of 6 days per week of pilates training, I would also be learning the anatomy of the different muscle groups in the body so that I would be able to maximise my pilates workout and work the right muscle groups to attain a toner and leaner body. It did sounds there’s alot of work to be done but I couldn’t wait for it to get started so that I could start working out the right way!
Quote of the day! Be optimistic is part of the formula to a healthy body and mind as well.
To prep myself for this challenge, I thought maybe I should do some research on what pilates is all about and how it begin. Through Breathe Pilates Facebook Page, I found this cute animated video which presents a really interesting facet of pilates and retold the story of Joseph Pilates invented and promoted pilates. This video also explained why the pilates equipment resemble somewhat like hospital beds…
Breathe Pilates currently has two boutique studios with one located at Novena and the other, at East Coast. What is really unique about this pilates studio is its strong focus on clinical pilates to help treat patients with injuries or people with neck and back pain through therapeutic exercises to either reduce existing pain or promote proper alignment of the body when moving.
Watch out for more upcoming blog posts on pilates as I prep myself for the 30 Day Challenge with Breathe Pilates!
The 30 Day challenge is open to all, even for beginners. Priced at SGD680, this programme would include 24 group pilates classes , anatomy workshops and a nutritional talk by Dana Heather from Balanced Living.
To find out more about this 30 Day Challenge or to sign up for this challenge, you could visit Breathe Pilates Facebook Page or The Breather ( their newsletter webpage).