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One tip that is sure to get you more from your Pilates workout


Instead of "ugh, I'm hot," say "Wow, I'm doing great!" You'll feel better and do more.

Instead of “ugh, I’m hot,” say “Wow, I’m doing great!” You’ll feel better and do more.

Regular exercise can do wonders for you. And it can also be difficult, sweaty and uncomfortable.

Yes, even Pilates!

You can add “hot” to that short list. A Pilates routine can be unbearably hot. Yes, welcome to the tropics.

A new study explores whether people can overcome the negative effects of being in a hot space, just by thinking about their workout differently.

And guess what, they can!

Here’s the scoop in a nutshell: Replace your negative thinking with positive thoughts.

Novel, eh?

You can read all about what kind of thoughts work right here.


Author: robertjhawkins1

Adventurer, world explorer, thrill seeker ... not really. Just a guy who spent nearly 40 years writing and editing for newspapers and one really good news website. Well, that's over. And so is the struggle to live well in the USA. My wife, Rose Alcantara, and I moved to Belize in early 2014. It has been an amazing adventure but there is always so much more to learn. You'll find out about our life on Ambergris Caye on this blog, oftentimes exactly when we do. So stick around. You can also learn about Rose's new venture Island Pilates by Rose at

2 thoughts on “One tip that is sure to get you more from your Pilates workout

  1. I believe this. I work in a place were the AC has me shivering as soon as I get in a room. But


  2. I think : I am sooo warm right now over and over a gain and most times it helps. #MindOverMatter


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