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Thirteen years into founding JETSET Pilates, my daily fitness and Pilates regimen and commitment to healthy eating had kept me strong, lean, and feeling great. However, as I approached my 50th birthday, a transformative moment struck – I stopped seeing results, getting me to rethink my health approach. Despite dedicated Pilates sessions at JETSET Pilates studios around Miami and nutritious meals, I sensed a disconnect. It was as if the engine inside me needed more precise care for the outer parts to respond.  Feeling off-kilter, I recognized the signs of fatigue that lingered. I sought guidance from my holistic coach in Miami, Kimmy Small. Her advice prompted me to delve deeper into my health journey in order to get my Dream Body back.

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Comprehensive Assessment via Tailored Blood Work

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Consider undergoing a thorough health assessment. Mine took place at Bio Station in Miami  and I was in for an unpleasant surprise that explained why my routine no longer worked.  A comprehensive blood workup can reveal crucial biomarkers, providing insights into hormone imbalances, testosterone levels, Progesterone, Estrone levels, and more. Understanding these factors is the first step toward a tailored plan for holistic well-being.

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Customized Plan to Optimize My Markers

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After that, a longevity doctor worked with me on a tailored plan to get me back on track in 3 months. That plan included both holistic and prescribed therapies.

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Sleep Optimization

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Recognize the significance of quality sleep in your overall well-being. As part of my journey, investing in an Oura ring provided valuable insights into sleep patterns. I realized that while working later at night was my productive time, if I did not go to bed before 10pm, my sleep markers were significantly down the next day.

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Tailored Fitness Routine

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Once I was able to fix the engine of my body, I was able to tailor better my fitness routine and seethe results I wanted. While in my 30s I was able to get away not doing cardio or heavy weights, my new routine included Pilates sessions at JETSET Pilates with heavier weight training and more cardio. Because I did not like indoor treadmills or bikes, I learned to play Paddle which provided for intense cardio intervals on the courts.

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Mind-Body Connection

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In the revealing analysis of my biomarkers, it became evident that stress was the silent architect behind various issues impacting my well-being and hindering my fitness results. Instead of merely addressing the symptoms, I realized the necessity of delving deeper into the root cause – stress. I started to create my own morning and evening dynamic stretching routines that were a mere 7 minutes long and that I could do at home.  This journey as we age is more than skin-deep and is more than learning about what fitness method is the best—it's about optimizing the intricate balance within. Armed with newfound knowledge, I embarked on a holistic approach to my 50s, realizing that true wellness involves not only physical strength but also a harmonious integration of science, self-discovery, and a commitment to overall well-being.

Tamara Galinsky is a Brand President & Founder of JETSET Pilates

Tamara Galinsky
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