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Inhale and Exhale: Breathing During Exercise

Breathing…we do it every day without being consciously aware of how we do it. Yet, the act of breathing during exercise takes on another dimension. It should be a simple matter of inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale (and repeat), right? Right; but not everyone agrees on the exact method Most experts agree that you should exhale upon exertion and…

Pilates for Beginners

Pilates isn’t a new form of exercise but it has found huge popularity around the world over the past decade. Similar in many ways to Yoga, it focuses on aligning and relaxing the body while strengthening the core muscles. The best part is that it’s easy to get started, even for total beginners. As you’ll…

Exercise: The Ultimate Energy Boost

Are you feeling tired? Can’t seem to wake up in the morning? Feel the need for an afternoon nap? Energy lows are often a feature of PCOS that help contribute to weight gain and overall ill-health. As well as following a diet full of low GI foods and fresh vegetables packed with vitamins, you should…