Category Archives: Pilates and CrossFit

“Inside the Box”. I am featured in an article on Pilates and CrossFit in Pilates Style Magazine!!

I am so excited to be featured in the September/October 2013 issue of the national publication Pilates Style Magazine in an article on CrossFit and Pilates!! I couldn’t be happier to see all of my efforts and passions coming to fruition! I hope you enjoy the article. Please let me know what you think!

Femme Fit 2013 Recap: Why I Compete 1

On Saturday, August 10th I competed in the Femme Fit 2013 CrossFit Competition. The event was put on by CrossFit Sweatshop and held at the track at Alhambra High School in Martinez. 100 bad ass chicks competed in the event. The competition featured 5 total WODS. The WODS ranged from a super hilly trail run […]

Stability and Mobility: Do You Have Both? | Tabata Times Tabata Times

This is a great article! Mobility and stability before strength! Another great reason to incorporate Pilates into your training regime. Train your weaknesses often. Which element of the 10 components of fitness are you missing? Stability and Mobility: Do You Have Both? | Tabata Times Tabata Times.

An Athlete’s Guide to Inflammation: What to Eat and What to Avoid | Breaking Muscle

Great post from Breaking Muscle that simply explains the importance of inflammation, your diet and the role of supplements, and why you should care about all it! An Athlete's Guide to Inflammation: What to Eat and What to Avoid | Breaking Muscle.

Crossfit – Pilates Comparison. Can they work together?

I came across this blog entry today from “Fitness News Now” written by a Pilates instructor from the Sports Club/LA who is also a CrossFitter, similar to myself.  It has some really interesting content on why CrossFit and Pilates compliment each other so well.  Enjoy! For original blog entry, see: September 27, 2010 Christina […]

Mobility – Stability – Strength: Part 3 The Foam Roller 1

For original blog and more about CrossFit, please visit: by Jennifer Lynne Bearse We have already learned that the foam roller can be used for flexibility and mobilization work, but did you know that the foam roller can be also be used for: basic positioning and alignment balance training core stabilization strength training POSTURE AND […]

Mobility – Stability – Strength: Part 2 The Foam Roller

For original blog entry and more about CrossFit, please see: by Jennifer Lynne Bearse WHAT IS FOAM ROLLING AND WHY IS IT USEFUL? Most of you have seen the foam rollers around UB. Some of you may even own one. But many don’t know how to use it, or only know a few basic releases. Simply […]

Mobility – Stability – Strength: The Power of the Pilates Method for the CrossFit Athlete

To see original blog posting and for more information on CrossFit, please see: by Jennifer Lynne Bearse As athletes we all love to focus on maximizing our Sport-Specific Skills, like mastering overhead squats, deadlifts, pull ups, muscle ups, or running faster. However we often fail to realize that focusing on the bottom of the pyramid […]