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Pilates category provides info on exercise. Pilates is by far likely the most well-known kind of exercise these days. Since the beginning of Pilates, a lot of people have started this form of exercise to tighten up abs, to establish endurance and to beef up health.

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Pilates for the Elderly

While Pilates exercises are a way for anyone of any age to strengthen their core and increase flexibility, it's particularly beneficial for those that are in their...

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Aliesa R. George

Functional Movement and Its Benefits

Functional Movement is the capacity to move one's body with proper muscle along with joint function for effortless, pain-free movement. Mastering how one can become ...

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People have long been searching for the best ways to lose weight and new methods and diets are being created each and every day. With so many different methods available it is an understatement to

By: Jimmy Bible l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Jun 10, 2012
Judd Robbins

Classical Pilates' instructors often teach exercises in an unvarying order, staying close to Pilates' original work. Generally, they also use equipment that is built to his original specifications.

By: Judd Robbins l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Jun 10, 2012
Aliesa R. George

With private training or group equipment classes using the Pilates equipment, there are many helpful Pilates exercises you can practice to can help the right muscles get stronger and enhance your

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Jun 07, 2012
Margaret Le Monnier

During pregnancy it is recommended you keep active and fit. Here are some tips on doing Pilates exercises to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy.

By: Margaret Le Monnier l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 31, 2012
Aliesa R. George

Are You Really Using All of Your Core Muscles During Your Workouts? Well, it's time to discover the true "CORE" of Functional Fitness! Identifying your Core Muscles" is a very essential task to

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 22, 2012
Mark B Joseph

We commonly call it 'aerobic exercise'. Cardio or cardiovascular workout refers to a form of physical activity that elevates your heart rate for a certain period of time. The traditional cardio

By: Mark B Joseph l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 21, 2012
Aliesa R. George

Improving the flexibility on the whole spine can improve body alignment; this is most beneficial to every Pilates exercise that requires a C-Curve. Once you feel things moving more, take this body

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 15, 2012
Mark B Joseph

Pilates exercises are known to develop flexibility, strength, balance, proficient movement, and uniform development. These key aspects of Pilates make it a very appropriate workout for men.

By: Mark B Joseph l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 14, 2012
Aliesa R. George

Do you know how to "Diamond Down?" Discover how to develop strong, healthy shoulders, while reducing neck stress and tension with a simple Pilates exercise cue to help engage and strengthen the lower

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 10, 2012
Aliesa R. George

One of the primary challenges with the Pilates Matwork Side Leg Series workout can be trying to keep one's body still. The many different Pilates Mat exercises which lead up to this point (with your

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 22, 2012
Gene Crowe

Most athletes are focused on high intensity exercise that builds strength and cardio-vascular fitness. Adding Pilates to your workout schedule can deliver some exceptional benefits through increased

By: Gene Crowe l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 21, 2012
Jane Starr

Pilates is a popular form of exercise today. It increases the body's core strength, promotes flexibility, proper posture, coordination, stability, and balance.

By: Jane Starr l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 19, 2012
Aliesa R. George

Functional Movement is the capacity to move one's body with proper muscle along with joint function for effortless, pain-free movement. Mastering how one can become bio-mechanically efficient with

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 17, 2012

As Pilates instructors, we should all be looking for ways to continually market and expand our golf pilates practices, whether we own the studio or are just becoming a Pilates instructor. One of the

By: Jillian Smithton l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 15, 2012

For those who suffer from multiple sclerosis, commonly known as MS, symptoms like fatigue, depression and spasticity can take their toll on the overall quality of life. Although any kind of regular

By: Jillian Smithton l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 15, 2012

After childbirth the first thing that was on my mind was when can i get back and start exercising? Considering what my body had just been through i was careful to be sure to ask the right questions

By: Michelle A Braybrook l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 04, 2012

Why become a Pilates instructor? If you enjoy practicing Pilates, working with others in small groups or one on one, you might be interested in becoming a Pilates instructor. Pilates instructors are

By: Jillian Smithton l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 03, 2012

Pilates is more than about getting a svelte, toned body. It is being used to treat those suffering from osteoporosis, stroke patients, as well as those with spine and head injuries. Used as a

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 27, 2012

This is a well-known fact - the more you exercise, the more energy you will have and the more you will feel like doing more. This is due to the release of the hormone adrenaline that increases your

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 24, 2012

Exercise, Pilates and Calories Burned The most effective way to lose weight, regardless of the diet that you are using is to limit or control caloric intake, which is food energy into the body, while

By: Sebastien Baccon l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 23, 2012
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Maureen Fitzpatrick

While Pilates exercises are a way for anyone of any age to strengthen their core and increase flexibility, it's particularly beneficial for those that are in their golden years. This is because

By: Maureen Fitzpatrick l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 08, 2012 lViews: 88 lComments: 0
Aliesa R. George

Do you know how to "Diamond Down?" Discover how to develop strong, healthy shoulders, while reducing neck stress and tension with a simple Pilates exercise cue to help engage and strengthen the lower

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 10, 2012 lViews: 84 lComments: 0

Exercise, Pilates and Calories Burned The most effective way to lose weight, regardless of the diet that you are using is to limit or control caloric intake, which is food energy into the body, while

By: Sebastien Baccon l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0
Aliesa R. George

Improving the flexibility on the whole spine can improve body alignment; this is most beneficial to every Pilates exercise that requires a C-Curve. Once you feel things moving more, take this body

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 15, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Mark B Joseph

We commonly call it 'aerobic exercise'. Cardio or cardiovascular workout refers to a form of physical activity that elevates your heart rate for a certain period of time. The traditional cardio

By: Mark B Joseph l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 21, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

Here is how to achieve the much sought-after long and lean-legged look... Pilates exercises for the best legs you can achieve given what nature has dealt us. Fret no more. The answer to your

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 12, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0
Margaret Le Monnier

During pregnancy it is recommended you keep active and fit. Here are some tips on doing Pilates exercises to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy.

By: Margaret Le Monnier l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 31, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0
Aliesa R. George

Functional Movement is the capacity to move one's body with proper muscle along with joint function for effortless, pain-free movement. Mastering how one can become bio-mechanically efficient with

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0

Welcome to this series of Intermediate Pilates exercises for all Pilates practitioners/persons who have been working out regularly and are strong enough to move on to the next level. Please remember

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 12, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

So you have heard that Pilates and Yoga are similar in many ways. Yes, both disciplines help you create greater awareness of your body's posture and its alignment. Yes, both disciplines improve and

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

As Pilates instructors, we should all be looking for ways to continually market and expand our golf pilates practices, whether we own the studio or are just becoming a Pilates instructor. One of the

By: Jillian Smithton l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 15, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0

This is a well-known fact - the more you exercise, the more energy you will have and the more you will feel like doing more. This is due to the release of the hormone adrenaline that increases your

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 24, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

Are you a beginner and have wondered about Pilates? There are many Pilates exercises out there but do they all look daunting and too difficult to master? Here we have arranged for you a series of

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Aliesa R. George

With private training or group equipment classes using the Pilates equipment, there are many helpful Pilates exercises you can practice to can help the right muscles get stronger and enhance your

By: Aliesa R. George l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Jun 07, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Judd Robbins

Classical Pilates' instructors often teach exercises in an unvarying order, staying close to Pilates' original work. Generally, they also use equipment that is built to his original specifications.

By: Judd Robbins l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Jun 10, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

The Pilates fitness regimen uses a wide range of positions and movements that improve both flexibility and core strength. While any of them will be beneficial, there are several advanced positions

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

Pilates is physical fitness developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates in Germany. Joseph Pilates called his method CONTROLOGY which uses the mind to control the body. Pilates exercises

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

The Pilates fitness program involves holding in the body in various positions to improve score strength and flexibility. While maintaining a routine of basic Pilates movements will produce at least

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Gene Crowe

Most athletes are focused on high intensity exercise that builds strength and cardio-vascular fitness. Adding Pilates to your workout schedule can deliver some exceptional benefits through increased

By: Gene Crowe l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Apr 21, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

Pilates has been rapidly increasing in popularity over the last decade, and there are many reason why. Pilates works to increase your core strength, but there are many other health and fitness

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
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The Pilates fitness regimen uses a wide range of positions and movements that improve both flexibility and core strength. While any of them will be beneficial, there are several advanced positions

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

The Pilates fitness program involves holding in the body in various positions to improve score strength and flexibility. While maintaining a routine of basic Pilates movements will produce at least

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

While the fitness program known as Pilates has speedily increased in popularity in the last decade, it has actually been around for decades. Read on to learn about how Pilates was developed and the

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

The Pilates fitness regimen includes a wide range of movements and positions that improve core strength and flexibility. Learning the basic positions and movements will help set a Pilates foundation

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

While the Pilates fitness program mostly just uses the body working in resistance against itself to build strength and flexibility there are several accessories and equipment that can help boost the

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

It is widely known that Pilates helps improve core strength and increase flexibility, but how exactly does it work? Learning more about what your muscles are doing during a Pilates workout might help

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0

You may have started a Pilates exercise regimen and have wondered how you could share your love of the exercise with others. A great way is to become a Pilates instructor, however many Pilates

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

Starting a Pilates regimen is a great way to stay in shape and lengthen your muscles, however learning the basic and advanced positions can be made easier if you have an instructor. The following

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0

Pilates has been rapidly increasing in popularity over the last decade, and there are many reason why. Pilates works to increase your core strength, but there are many other health and fitness

By: Jennifer Classin l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Mark B Joseph

We commonly call it 'aerobic exercise'. Cardio or cardiovascular workout refers to a form of physical activity that elevates your heart rate for a certain period of time. The traditional cardio

By: Mark B Joseph l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 21, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0
Mark B Joseph

Pilates exercises are known to develop flexibility, strength, balance, proficient movement, and uniform development. These key aspects of Pilates make it a very appropriate workout for men.

By: Mark B Joseph l Health & Fitness > Pilates l May 14, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

Exercise, Pilates and Calories Burned The most effective way to lose weight, regardless of the diet that you are using is to limit or control caloric intake, which is food energy into the body, while

By: Sebastien Baccon l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0

Pilates is more than about getting a svelte, toned body. It is being used to treat those suffering from osteoporosis, stroke patients, as well as those with spine and head injuries. Used as a

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

This is a well-known fact - the more you exercise, the more energy you will have and the more you will feel like doing more. This is due to the release of the hormone adrenaline that increases your

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 24, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

Pilates is physical fitness developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates in Germany. Joseph Pilates called his method CONTROLOGY which uses the mind to control the body. Pilates exercises

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

Here is how to achieve the much sought-after long and lean-legged look... Pilates exercises for the best legs you can achieve given what nature has dealt us. Fret no more. The answer to your

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 12, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

Welcome to this series of Intermediate Pilates exercises for all Pilates practitioners/persons who have been working out regularly and are strong enough to move on to the next level. Please remember

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 12, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

So you have heard that Pilates and Yoga are similar in many ways. Yes, both disciplines help you create greater awareness of your body's posture and its alignment. Yes, both disciplines improve and

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

Are you a beginner and have wondered about Pilates? There are many Pilates exercises out there but do they all look daunting and too difficult to master? Here we have arranged for you a series of

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 17, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

Physiotherapists, chiropractors and orthopedists all recommend Pilates to increase strength and flexibility, as well as muscular and postural symmetry. Special emphasis during all Pilates classes is

By: Claudel P. Kuek l Health & Fitness > Pilates l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 35 lComments: 0
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