Tag Archives: Pilates

Musing about my last Pilates class with Marina on Remembrance Day

Just over a year ago, I wrote in this blog about Marina’s Pilates class at the Ultimate Fitness gym in Port Moody. Pilates has improved my core and back strength, balance, and flexibility. Just as importantly, my four years of … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Log May 7-May 13: Cross-Training SUCKS!

The Injured Runner: It Sucks to Be You! Yeah, we all know injured runners are unhappy, hyper, worried they’ll gain weight, worried they’ll have to miss (or screw up) their next race, and driven to run no matter how much … Continue reading

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A gem at Ultimate Fitness gym: Marina’s Pilates class

Ultimate Fitness, a spacious gym hidden away on a small street in Port Moody, is a place where you’ll find all kinds of people training. There are serious bodybuilders and pro athletes sweating hard and fine-tuning their impressive bodies; there are also lots of … Continue reading

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