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Beginner Pilates – All you need to know to get started today!

Pilates for Beginners Pilates is a system of exercise and movement that is designed to increase strength, flexibility, and balance. It integrates breath and movement within proper body mechanics to increase awareness, and use all of the muscles of the body as they were designed.  Many of the exercises focus on the pelvis and trunk, …

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Pilates for Improved Balance in Seniors – Improved Balance for All!

Pilates for Balance Acquiring and maintaining good balance is greatly beneficial for adults as prevention for falls, injury, and loss of independence. Pilates and balance go hand in hand with its positive effects on strength and coordination. This decreases the fear of falling, which often leads to a reduction of movement and lack of mobility. …

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Check Out ALL That We Have For You OUTDOORS!

Here are some great photos of our  outdoor studio! We have taken all of the details from our indoor offerings and pivoted to provide the same stellar workouts with those Five Starr touches to our outdoor studio.   Weather, fires, daylight savings have all  kept us on our toes to say the least!  Just when …

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Benefits of Attending a Fitness Studio

Thinking of signing up for a studio membership? WHAT IS A STUDIO? A boutique studio environment would be any private or franchised studio that only offers directed classes and personal training usually only in one  or two formats, such as Five Starr Pilates & Fitness that offers Pilates Reformer, Indoor Cycling and Personal Training. BENEFITS …

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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 wife own a wine label themselves. …

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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 of two children.  I …

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How to apply sunscreen

How to apply sunscreen   Sunscreen is safe and can protect your skin against skin cancer and premature aging. However, it is not as effective unless it’s applied correctly. Follow these tips from dermatologists when applying sunscreen: Choose a sunscreen that has an SPF of 30 or higher, is water resistant, and provides broad-spectrum coverage, …

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Mother's Day Brunch Ham & Egg Crepe Squares

INGREDIENTS 4 Simple Crepes 8 slices black forest ham 4 large eggs Coarse salt and ground pepper Chopped fresh chives DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 4 crepes on a rimmed baking sheet. Place 2 slices ham on each crepe. Crack 1 egg into center of each; fold edges toward center. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until egg …

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