Mari Winsor

Envisioning the Body You Want

Mari Winsor by Mari Winsor | February 9th, 2012 | No Comments
topic: Fitness | tags: Accelerator, body, core, core strength, exercise, Fitness, Mari Winsor, pilates, Reformer, resistance bands, Slimming Pilates Kit, toning, weight-loss, work out, workouts

We’re well into the new year, and the expectations of a better year — and a better you — are still high! We all keep in our mind’s eye what kind of shape we would like to be in, but it needn’t stop there. You can make it happen!

Empower Yourself With Exercise!

Mari Winsor by Mari Winsor | March 10th, 2011 | No Comments
topic: Fitness, Healthy Aging, Pilates, Weight Loss | tags: cardio, creativity, empower, empowering, exercise, Fitness, Healthy Aging, holiday weight gain, lose-weight, Mari Winsor, pilates, quality time, self confidence, self-esteem, toning, weight-loss

Woman Working With Weights In GymI don’t know about you, but it seems the older I get, the harder it is to rebound from holiday excess back to my summer weight. But lucky for me, I have a proven way to get my weight and my body back to where I am most comfortable and looking my best.

My thought has always been that when you have no control of anything else in the world, you can get control of yourself. It will make you feel more powerful, healthier, clearer and creative. How you look is directly related to how you feel, and how others relate to you. Better posture, a little toning and firming, a longer neck, and a flatter tummy are all directly related to your self-esteem.

Gaiam Is a Finalist in the 2011 About.com Readers’ Choice Awards!

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | February 14th, 2011 | No Comments
topic: Gaiam Happenings | tags: about.com, awards, Clothing, dvd, exercise, Mari Winsor, pilates, workout

We’ve been selected as finalists in the 2011 About.com Readers’ Choice Awards! We’ve been nominated in two categories:

Rear View

Mari Winsor by Mari Winsor | February 7th, 2011 | 1 Comment
topic: Fitness, Pilates | tags: abs, butt, buttocks, core, exercise, feet, Fitness, legs, lift, Mari Winsor, mat, moves, pilates, rear, resistance bands, shape, thighs, tone, toning

Mari Winsor Rear View blog

Here are some quick moves to target and lift your buttocks in no time. This series uses resistance bands, which are phenomenal for creating the perfect amount of resistance that will bring about the results you want, fast! Start with one foot through one handle, and using the same hand as foot, hold the other handle. Lie face down on your tummy on the mat.

Why Try Pilates? Proven Fat Loss, Affordable Tools

Chris Freytag by Chris Freytag | June 3rd, 2009 | 35 Comments
topic: Fitness, Pilates | tags: alternatives to Pilates reformer, CorePlus Reformer, Mari Winsor, Pilates tools, Reformer Resistance Band, workouts that burn fat

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It’s been around a long time, and still many people can’t pronounce it. It’s Pilates (pronounced “pul-ah-teez”), and you can do it! In fact, if you’ve never tried Pilates, you SHOULD do it if only because it’s proven to burn fat.