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Aerobic vs. Anaerobic – Which is Better? 0 Comments

Aerobic vs. Anaerobic – Which is Better?

Aerobic exercise versus anaerobic exercise has been one of the many great debates in the fitness world since the beginning of time. And there are many people that feel very strongly one way or the other. We’re going to take a look at each of these forms of exercise...

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April 2018 Client Spotlight Walter Sorensen 0 Comments

April 2018 Client Spotlight Walter Sorensen

Walter has been a dedicated Five Starr client for almost 3 years now. Once participating in bootcamps and running he turned to Five Starr for more safe, yet challenging workouts to rehab an injured back. Walter is 41 years old and a Winery Sales Director and he and his...

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Lynne Riperti – March 2018 Client Spotlight 0 Comments

Lynne Riperti  – March 2018 Client Spotlight

Lynn has been working out at Five Starr since July 2016. Lynn is a 64 year old IT Project Manager. She tries to do something physical 7 days a week. As she approaches her 65th birthday, Lynn is in the BEST SHAPE of her life due to the discipline...

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Let Claudette Inspire you…. 0 Comments

Claudette is a retired educator with a Language Development Specialist Credential.  While she was with Paramount Unified School District she considered a Star Teacher and trained new teachers. Claudette reports that Pilates has helped her mobility, flexibility and strength.  Not being a self starter she enjoys having a class...

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Healthy February Snacks 0 Comments

Healthy February Snacks

Yogurt & Granola Fruit Kabobs   Ingredients Fresh fruit chunks of choice (apples, pineapple, bananas, strawberries) Vanilla yogurt Granola Instructions Thread a piece of fruit onto a toothpick or popsicle stick. Dip the bottom half of the fruit piece into yogurt. Roll the yogurt coated piece of fruit in...

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A Five Starr Pilates & Fitness Shining Star! 2 Comments

A Five Starr Pilates & Fitness Shining Star!

By Laura Scavuzzo Wheeler Professor of English at Long Beach City College for (can it be?) twenty years. I’ve been scheduling in an hour of Pilates six days a week for about two years now. Because I teach English, I spend inordinate amounts of time—hours and hours every weekend in...

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Five Starr Pilates & Fitness – The Only Medically Endorsed Pilates & Cycling Studio in Long Beach 0 Comments

Five Starr Pilates & Fitness – The Only Medically Endorsed Pilates & Cycling Studio in Long Beach

Spine and Sports Medicine Expert by Your Side Hi everyone!  I would like to introduce myself.  I am Dr Danh Ngo and I help people find an alternative to pain killers, medications, procedures, and to avoid surgery.  Besides the medical title (label), I am more proud of being a father...

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What a Mom Wants… 0 Comments

We’re proud moms, but that doesn’t mean that all of our jewelry has to be engraved with our children’s names or that the only artwork we want on display is an abstract doodle by a 4-year-old. And it certainly doesn’t mean that we want another machine-washable “handbag.” This Mother’s...

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Should your skin feel “squeaky” clean after cleansing? 0 Comments

Should your skin feel “squeaky” clean after cleansing?

Article provided by Christal Petrak, owner of the Skin Spa Institute in Signal Hill, Ca. The short answer is absolutely not. Squeaky or tight skin after cleansing equals dry or dehydrated skin. This will lead to fine lines, wrinkles and pre-mature aging. Something we all definitely want to avoid....

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IV Nutritional Therapy: What Can I Expect For Nutritional Support? 0 Comments

From the Blog of  Belle Vie Medical Wellness & Aesthetics We all know that one person who seems to have a secret to buzzing through life. Maybe it’s a friend who never seems to get sick. Perhaps it’s a family member who always has a ton of energy, no matter...

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