All posts tagged: Sculpt Studio

#Just5Minutes – For the record, my favorite exercise ever is the deadlift. 

HIIT Tabata Circuit Sculpt Studio & week 4 of the Buff Body Contest (BCC) with my husband.  While cleaning the boys’ room last night, my oldest said to my husband, “Mommy is clearly winning.”  Not sure what I’m winning, but taking my life and body back to my normal is priceless.  And I get to snuggle my oldest baby each morning after I get back from working out and before he goes to school. Total bonus.  #Just5Minutes

#Just5Minutes – Sculpt Barre Class

Sculpt Barre Class has become my new favorite class – or, one of them. I’m a big believer in cross training and also in finding ways to strength train with minimal impact on your joints.  Sculpt Studio offer classes that are a twist on Pilates – called The Lagree Method. The Lagree Method uses a machine called the Megaformer.  Sculpt Studio now offers a Barre class, in addition to its other Pilates/Lagree Method-inspired classes. 

#Just5Minutes – Sculpt Pilates Class 

Sculpt Studio focuses on the Lagree Method using the Megaformer machine. However, today I took a regular Pilates class at Sculpt and it was great.  I’m still working on regaining my strength from my most recent EDS spiral and Pilates has been a recent type of exercise for me to incorporate in my workout routine.  I fell in love with Pilates over a year ago when visiting my friend’s studio on the Eastern Shore. I quickly realized that classic Pilates had a lot to offer me — different from my usual workouts, such as yoga, the Pilates-like workouts on the Megaformer, indoor cycling, and most other mainstream workouts.   Consequently, I started incorporating classic Pilates into my routine and noticed incredible differences in many of my weaker areas. In fact, Pilates is the main reason why I have hope and shown progress in helping correct the kyphosis and scoliosis in my back, as well as the winging of my scapulae. Over the summer, I was not able  practice Pilates as I previously was able to, …