All About Pilates

Pilates started out like many fitness trends, with many of us wondering if it would be around for the long-term. With focus on connecting the mind and body and building a strong core foundation, it's not surprising that Pilates is not only still around, but also growing each year. While Pilates is like yoga in many ways, it has a different focus and provides different results. If you haven't tried it, learn more about what Pilates is and what it can do for you.

 

A Skeptic's Guide to Pilates

As a fitness instructor, I get a lot of questions about Pilates, from what it is to how it benefits the body. I too was skeptical about how this gentle form ...

Nicole Nichols, Fitness Instructor .

Yoga And Pilates: What's the Difference?

Yoga and Pilates are often interchanged perhaps because of their similarities in form and process. Both have positions that practitioners must do and both em ...

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Pilates: Strength Training or Cardio?

Question: How do I know how many calories I burn doing Pilates? Does it count as cardio or strength training? Expert Answer: Your Pilates workout is a ...

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Pilates: The Principles

These are the essential principles to bear in mind whenever you perform Pilates exercises: 1. Concentration: Concentration is fundamental to this way of ...

WF Magazine Team .

The Spring Clean Pilates Workout

If you are feeling in the mood for a big clean, then using that time to get some body conditioning in as well makes a lot of sense. Pilates is still the fitn ...

Weight Watchers .

Pilates: An Exercise In Balance

Pilates is one of the most popular forms of exercise around, mainly because it produces real fitness results without much of the 'strain and burn' in ...

WF Magazine Team .

The Benefits of Pilates

The physical fitness system of Pilates aims to improve flexibility and strength, creating a balance between the two. Participants gain and develop body awarenes ...

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What Is Pilates & Where Did It Come From

What is Pilates and where did it come from? A German, Joseph Humbertus Pilates first developed the Pilates Method, in the 1920's in the United States. Joe hi ...

Allan Menezes .

Pilates Explained

The Pilates Method is a physical fitness system that was developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates. Joseph Pilates called the method The Art of Cont ...

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