What it’s like training with a mace & being fused Sara, a former podcast guest & I talk about what it feels like being fused & training with a mace. Sara shares having a rotator cuff problem & how training with a mace has helped. We share our experiences of dancing with a mace from training with a mace, to not being coordinated. Sara talks about making a gala (the original mace) Training with a mace, doesn’t require you to start training with a mace.
Some of the benefits of training with a mace:
*Increasing balance *increasing stability *Increases strength *increases trunk strength *mace training isn’t about the load *if you love to dance you’ll love the mace
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While on the job at a prison in NJ, he was putting out a fire. Having to have an x-ray for smoke inhalation he found out he had Scoliosis.
He shares after going to different doctors, he would get different results.
He tells us how his training has since evolved & adding the mace into his routine.
I got into the mace, because of it’s “deep functional training.”
On this episode, we go outside the box, talking with Carlos Leon. He shares his story of when his daughter was diagnosed & the emotional tunnel he went through.
Training his daughter, while working with her team has been essential in helping him to understand Scoliosis.
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On this Episode we welcome Allie, a scoliosis surgery pilates teacher.
She shares her story of being diagnosed at 13 with 43/40 degrees & no pain
Going to Emery spine center in Georgia & being a ginny pig for an experimental brace.
After wearing the brace for 3 months, her curves increased to 52/48
In 2007 she when she was a high school freshman, she found out she would need surgery.
In May she was diagnosed by December she was already fused being in the hospital for only 4 days!
Bringing a pillow to school was necessary because sitting on school chairs was too painful.
She has only recently started to process the whirl wind of what happened.
She was 14 when she had surgery.
This December will be her 14 year mark of being fused. She shares what 14 years post surgery has been like & what she has learned.
It’s not your fault
Take this one day at a time
Allow yourself to feel the feelings, all of them.
How she turned to fitness...