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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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Pilates is Nearly 100 Years Old and STILL One of THE Best Total Body Workouts

Ever walk past a Pilates studio and wonder if the equipment inside is some kind of medieval torture device? You’re not alone. Despite being nearly 100 years old, the workout method still remains a mystery to most people who don’t already practice it.  If you’ve never tried Pilates, the appeal and experience of taking a …

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Butternut Portobello Lasagna

Ingredients 1 package (10 ounces) frozen cubed butternut squash, thawed 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper MUSHROOMS: 4 large portobello mushrooms, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper SAUCE: 2 cans (28 ounces each) whole tomatoes, undrained 2 …

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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 addition to moments snatched between my classes and …

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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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What a Mom Wants…

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 Day, the items topping our real …

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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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