My Pure Pilates Story: Tara Hochstetler: ‘I feel healthier and stronger than I ever have before’

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Above photo: Tara Hochstetler (left) with friends at the Bayshore Half Marathon finish. Tara credits her Pilates practice with helping her running performance. — Traverse City runner Tara Hochstetler knew for years that she probably should incorporate strength training into her exercise routine. “Weakness in my core was causing problems with my hips and knees,” she says,… Read more »

My Pure Pilates Story: Jennifer Warren, alleviating back pain and enjoying life again

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When a friend suggested she try Pilates to alleviate severe back pain, Jennifer Warren was skeptical. “I truly didn’t understand how different it was from physical therapy,” she says. “I assumed it to be similar, and since physical therapy was not working, I didn’t believe Pilates would do it for me.” An interaction with her… Read more »