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  • Pilates: More for the Core?>

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • High Blood Pressure: Your Questions Answered?>

    High Blood Pressure: Your Questions Answered

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Nearly two out of every three Americans over 60—and three-quarters of those over 80—have hypertension, but that doesn't mean it's inevitable. Learn about the steps you and your doctor can take to help prevent, monitor, and treat high blood pressure.