How Pilates Can Power Up Your Athletic Performance
Are you an athlete who is looking to boost your performance? Whether you’re an athlete in the gym pumping iron, outside pounding the pavement, or working on your warrior pose, you may be looking for something to give you a bit of an upper hand.
Self-Care in a Pandemic: Top 5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself
While we have always been big fans of self-care, the last year has really taken the concept of self-care to a new level.
Do You Sit At Work All Day? Here’s How Pilates Can Help
Sitting all day in front of your computer is never something you want to do, but for some of us, it’s not really an option.
Why Pilates is the Ideal Workout for Cross Training
Do you ever feel like you get stuck in a rut with your workouts? This tends to happen when you are focusing all your attention on one type of workout, and not switching things up.
Why Having a Strong Core is Key in Pilates, and Life
It seems as if having abs is one of the biggest desires of health-conscious people.
Health Hacks to Get You Through the Holiday Season
Though the holidays are our favorite time of the year, they are also the time of the year that we find ourselves getting off-track when it comes to staying healthy.
Healthy Alternatives for Your Fave Halloween Treats
Spooky season is upon us and that means it’s time to break out the sweaters, the scary movies, and the sugar.
These Activated Charcoal Cherry Muffins Are Healthy and Definitely Delicious
We have seen charcoal pop up in beauty and wellness products for quite some time now.
Brunch it up with a Breakfast Califlour Pizza
It is never too early to prepare for your next brunch. Before brunch is even over, I am thinking of what can I create for brunch next! Yesterday while in the middle of brunching with friends, this recipe came to mind and it is super easy! Wow, your friends this weekend with a twist on brunch by introducing pizza to the breakfast menu.
Pilates Platinum Morning Routine Series: Sam Rabon
Ever wonder how your instructor seems to do it all? They are always, happy, energized, motivating, look like they workout and eat healthy.
Catfish – the perfect exercise to start working on your Summer Body with
There is no time like the present. Getting a jumpstart on your summer body is as easy as setting your clock forward adjusting to daylight savings time.
Flatbread Pizza + Italian Chopped Salad that you’ll drool over
Let’s talk about “clean eating.” Like really clean eating - think steamed protein on some veggies.
Cute and Cozy Cold-weather Fitness Looks
Cute & Cozy Cold-weather fitness must-haves! The times they are a changin’, and we’re not just talking about the political climate! Cold weather days are on the horizon and it’s time to get cozy with our pick of cold-weather workout must-haves! Whether you’re in need of a little extra coverage, or looking for some winter pieces perfect for both workouts and snuggling, we’ve got just the looks for you! Happy snuggling!
Healthy Turkey Day Side Dishes You’ll Love!
Ever notice that turkey day starts off healthy enough with a little white meat turkey breast and some fresh cranberries? But before you know it, you’re pouring on the gravy, scooping up your aunt’s famous marshmallow casserole, and finishing the job with a slice (or two) of pecan pie! Yikes! Without even meaning to, you’ve taken a trip to calorie city with a pit-stop at food coma town.
How to have a Healthy Halloween
Remember how fun Halloween was when we were kids? The excitement of choosing a costume, the thrill of collecting candy, and the anticipation of being spooked?! But now that we’re all grown up, we can’t help but notice that Halloween seems to have turned into a barrage of scantily costumes, binge drinking, or a combination of both.
Halloween Inspired Workout Pieces!
Halloween Inspired Workout Pieces! Whether you’re into wild costume parties, taking your little pumpkins trick-or-treating, or staying in with friends to watch flicks, Halloween season brings out the festive side in all of us! So why not bring that fun fab Halloween spirit to your workouts? In need of a little inspo? We got you! Take a look at our list of favorite workout pieces that will take you from the studio to your Halloween celebration in style! Don’t worry! You look spooktacular!
That Afternoon We Nearly Froze to Death
That Afternoon We Nearly Froze to Death In the Name of Health and Wellness Our first experience in a cryotherapy chamber You can’t pay us to spend a bitter cold winter in New York where temperatures reach a bone-numbing zero degrees with negative numbered windchill.
Post-Pilates Platinum Refuel Locations in Brentwood
Nobody does healthy eating like L.
Essential Oils Now Diffusing in Hollywood
We are so excited to announce that Pilates Platinum will now be sharing Young Living Essential Oils with you, our lovely clients! Why? Because essential oils support your overall health and wellness, and can help you with your fitness goals-- and we're ALL about that! (And we'll even show you how to get some of your own!) Essential Oils have been EVERYWHERE lately ~ have you noticed the buzz? From talk shows, to magazine interviews, these natural alternatives to toxic products you might find on the shelf at your favorite drugstore, are making a serious comeback.
Fall Footwear For Your Workout
If there’s one thing Angelenos love more than exercise, it’s doing so in style! Whether Pilates is your jam, or you like to mix it up with cross training, HIIT, or a jog on the beach, there’s no denying you’ll need a good (and preferably cute!) pair of shoes to support you! Not a tennis shoe expert? Not a problem! Check out our guide to some of our fave fall footwear for sweating in style! Let us help you choose the best footwear for you to maximum your workout and look good doing it! Your feet will thank you.
Back-To-School Lunch Ideas
Healthy Back-To-School Lunch Ideas To Keep You Inspired This Fall! With fall fast approaching it’s easy to feel overwhelmed as you scramble to get your post-summer act together! Long gone are those relaxing beach days and waiting just around the bend are jam-packed school days and work schedules.
Post-Pilates Platinum Refuel Locations (Hollywood)
There’s nothing quite like stepping out of a super challenging calorie-burning Pilates Platinum class and nourishing your body with delicious and nutritious food.
Egg Freezing – A Pilates Platinum Instructor Shares Her Journey
Pilates Platinum Instructor Feature: Juliet Chung For a myriad of different reason, some health related and some personal, many women today are choosing an elective fertility preservation procedure called oocyte cryopreservation, more commonly referred to as egg freezing.
Santa Monica Post-Pilates Platinum Refuel Locations
Loyal fans of the Pilates Platinum workout know just how challenging our sweat sessions can be.
Healthy Homemade Recipes for that Pesky Summer Cold
Flu season may be long behind us, but that doesn’t mean you’re immune to pesky summer colds.
My Natural Beauty Products Shared With Well + Good
It was a pleasure to share some of my favorite Natural Beauty Products with
Veggie-Inspired BBQ Recipes
With Summer in full swing it’s a sizzling time to get grillin’! But for those vegetarians out there, a traditional backyard grill sesh can feel like real slim pickins’! The solution? Try our list of tasty veggie-inspired recipes that are so enticing even your meat-loving guests will line up for seconds! So go ahead, chomp at these bits!
Is it too late to join the circus…Cirque du Soleil?
Paramour on Broadway Dazzled Us Into Pondering… A couple weeks ago we had one of those moments where a friend we’ve been needing to catch up with forever texts and the message is: I have an extra ticket to a preview of the Cirque du Soleil on Broadway show.
LA’s Top Healthy Restaurants
Everybody knows LA has some seriously delicious restaurants! But as health-seeking, clean-eating citizens, Angelinos expect more than just happy taste-buds! And like most of you, we’re constantly on the hunt for food that not only tastes good, but is good for our bodies, too.
Sip in Style with these Chic (Functional) Water Bottles!
There’s nothing better than a nice refreshing sip of water when you’re getting your sweat on.
Start Scrubbin’: Prep for Summer with these DIY Exfoliators
Dull skin got you down? We hear ya! There’s nothing worse than drab, dry skin – especially when you’re itching to slip into that brand-new bikini.
MCM: Mom Crush Monday – My Postnatal Pilates Story
Staci Pearlman is a client at Pilates Platinum. She is fashion and beauty writer and editor.
Headbands for Working Out & Wearing Out
What’s better than rolling into your workout class in a look that screams style and confidence? Stepping out of the studio and into brunch with friends in that same chic look with an added next level headband! Get inspired with these workout to wear-out headbands designed to keep your locks in place in the studio and your style on point in the streets.
Healthy Spring BBQ Recipes
Spring has finally sprung and that means it’s time to break out that grill! And while there are plenty of tasty ways to enjoy that quintessential warm-weather BBQ, many go-to recipes are filled with ingredients that’ll get in the way of that summer ‘bod.