Welcome to Connected. Your up-to-date Pilates information center written by the staff at Mindful Movements. The following articles focus on events and classes, improved techniques, body and mind, as well as home sessions. Our goal is to educate you on how to connect your body to work smarter, not harder — achieving improved physical, mental, and spiritual health.

Proteins: Just the Facts

An on-going series by Julie R. Ervin, MS in Biology. ‘It starts with your diet and then to your exercise… you have to make the right decisions as a consumer and learn about carbs and proteins as well as watching your portion control, and from there you have to stay active as much as possible’. — Apolo Ohno If you look at most snacks that cater to health-conscious consumers, you’ll see that many advertise a high protein content. Does the type of protein matter? Is more always better? Figure 1: Proteins are long chains of amino acids that have been […]