1. How Often Should I Exercise?

    How Often Should I Exercise? Whether you're new to Every Body Balance or have been attending classes for a while, you might have asked yourself, "How often should I work out?" It depends. Fortunately, the Centers for Disease Control, the Mayo Clinic, the American Heart Association, and fitness gurus provide some useful guidelines. If your goal is to start out and establish a reasonable level of fi…Read More

  2. Ways to Become More Flexible (and Why It Matters)

    Flexibility. It’s a topic that can be more polarizing than most people realize. On one end of the spectrum, we have the double jointed people or people who can effortlessly do the splits, but who are more prone to sports injuries. On the other end of the spectrum, you have people who are in pain if they try to reach past their knees and who feel incredibly frustrated if they attend a yoga class.…Read More

  3. 3 Reasons Why Great Athletes Choose Pilates

    A growing number of professional athletes in sports are turning to Pilates to give them an edge over the competition. These include athletes in football, baseball, basketball, and soccer, as well as Olympic athletes. One of these athletes is Tom Brady, who is known for living a disciplined lifestyle, eating a healthy diet, and investing in preventive measures to keep him strong and fit for the lon…Read More

  4. Raising the Barre

    Now that colder weather is upon us, it’s time for the ever-rising barre workout. This gentle, yet effective workout is inclusive for all people regardless of their age, weight, or fitness level.  Barre is also an excellent activity for pregnant women because it's not too high of impact, and addresses balance and stability needed for a growing belly! It also offers the benefit of sculpting like …Read More

  5. Big Box Gyms Vs. Local Fitness Studios (part 2)

    In our last blog, we covered 5 reasons why our customers love coming to our small, local fitness studio in Southborough, MA rather than having a membership at one of the huge fitness centers that’s a nationwide chain or prominent name brand. We’re sure that all those places started out as fabulous places that delivered great service. However, there’s an inevitable effect on any business that…Read More

  6. Big Box Gyms Vs. Local Fitness Studios (Part 1)

    5 points where you’ll notice the benefit of your small local fitness company Whether you’re a fitness junkie or someone who happens by the gym only once in a while, there’s no question that you need some solution for how to fit exercise into your life, and a gym or fitness studio is a great way to give yourself the accountability and interest factor that will help you to stay consistent. How…Read More

  7. Hardcore vs. Overboard: The Balance Between Motivation and Hurting Yourself

    Here at Every Body Balance, we’re big fans of fitness, athleticism, and pushing the limits of health and physical achievement. However, we also have the word balance in the name of our fitness studio. And while many of our blog posts are focused on the motivation side of fitness, we also want to convey that there’s a balance to that. Yes, there’s a place for the “get up and at ‘em” min…Read More

  8. The Health Benefits You’ll Reap From Doing Pilates

    A lot of the members of our Southborough community are big fans of Pilates, and with the amazing benefits that come with Pilates, it’s not hard to love. Here are a few tips from our Pilates studio in Metrowest on how many benefits you’re reaping for yourself every time you get onto the mat and do some exercises. Fitness Benefits of Pilates If you’ve ever watched a Pilates video, you know tha…Read More

  9. That Elusive Thing Called Consistency: What Does It Take to Get Regular Workouts?

    Focus. Structure. Predictability. Routine. Raise your hand if you struggle with consistency. Yep, that’s most of us. It’s not that you don’t know you need to work out regularly, don’t want to be consistent, or don’t care that your fitness is going down the tubes because your life has gotten so chaotic. You DO know, care, and want to do it right. So why is consistency so elusive to most o…Read More

  10. Motivation: Reliable Tips for How to Get Out Of Bed For Your Workout

    If you’re like many people, you’re high on inspirational speeches to yourself about getting up early and low on actually following through when the alarm rings the next morning. It can be frustrating to work yourself up to a feverish pitch the night before until you’re sure that you’re finally resolved to get up in the morning this time, only to have those grand illusions fly right out of …Read More