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Beginner Pilates – All you need to know to get started today!

Pilates for Beginners Pilates is a system of exercise and movement that is designed to increase strength, flexibility, and balance. It integrates breath and movement within proper body mechanics to increase awareness, and use all of the muscles of the body as they were designed.  Many of the exercises focus on the pelvis and trunk, …

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Cycling and Pilates – A Marriage Made in Heaven!

Cycling for Cardio Pure Pilates is not traditionally aimed at providing cardiovascular exercise, so building in a little cardio elsewhere makes for a well rounded approach.  Cycling raises the heart rate, sending blood pumping around your body, and burning calories. This can help with weight loss, lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of various …

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Pilates for Improved Balance in Seniors – Improved Balance for All!

Pilates for Balance Acquiring and maintaining good balance is greatly beneficial for adults as prevention for falls, injury, and loss of independence. Pilates and balance go hand in hand with its positive effects on strength and coordination. This decreases the fear of falling, which often leads to a reduction of movement and lack of mobility. …

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Beginner Pilates Classes in Long Beach….Pilates is for EVERYONE!

Pilates attracts everyone from grandmas to executives with its promise of core strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone. But as Pilates transforms from a professional dancers’ secret to a mainstream workout, many newcomers wonder if they should be rolling out a mat to do their Pilates, or strapping in to a reformer — the equipment …

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This little piggy went to Pilates…the pilates sock

 Joseph Pilates called his system of exercises Contrology‚ the control of the muscles and your movements. Now known as Pilates, this form of exercise is changing bodies into strong beings. Socks with grips are great as Pilates socks, and they can help with your control. Non-Slip GripPilates socks increase your control with the patented non-slip sole. …

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Cpilates for the athlete

Pilates for the Athlete

Developing an athlete’s core – the deep abdominal muscles along with the muscles closest to the spine – provides athletes more agility, helps prevent injury and increases sports performance. From weekend warriors to elite professionals, athletes looking for a competitive edge are discovering how Pilates helps with the following: Hitting the ball farther Running faster …

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