The Observer’s Karen Garloch, left foreground, and her exercise buddy, Neel Stallings, right, stretch earlier this month<137,2015/03/19,Foster/c Jason1>in<137> during Helen Polito’s Pilates class at the Dowd YMCA.
The Observer’s Karen Garloch, left foreground, and her exercise buddy, Neel Stallings, right, stretch earlier this month<137,2015/03/19,Foster/c Jason1>in<137> during Helen Polito’s Pilates class at the Dowd YMCA. PHOTOS BY Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
The Observer’s Karen Garloch, left foreground, and her exercise buddy, Neel Stallings, right, stretch earlier this month<137,2015/03/19,Foster/c Jason1>in<137> during Helen Polito’s Pilates class at the Dowd YMCA. PHOTOS BY Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

Karen Garloch: Exercising with a friend can keep you motivated

April 09, 2015 9:51 AM