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Body Pilates Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Pilates.

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5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

9 Myths & Misconceptions About Pilates

When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l...  Read more

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 of exercise—which, to me, looked a lot like lying on the floor—could...  Read more

Do You Have the Right Mat for the Job?

If you've ever stretched or exercised on a hardwood floor, you know just how uncomfortable it can be when sitting, kneeling, or trying yoga and Pilates exercises. For these activities, an exercise mat will offer support and traction, but not all...  Read more

12 Workouts to Pack for Your Next Vacation

What is it about traveling that makes us forget the word "exercise" exists and believe calories magically don't count? No matter if it's a work trip, a beach getaway or an international adventure, the minute you pull into that hotel...  Read more

Healthy body = healthy mind! :)
Updated 9/29/2016 9:49:32 PM

Healthy body = healthy mind! :)...  Read more

20 min on eliptical. omg my body hates me
Updated 9/29/2016 7:05:08 PM

20 min on eliptical. omg my body hates me...  Read more

You don't diet because you hate your body, you diet because you love your body!
Updated 9/29/2016 3:33:04 PM

You don't diet because you hate your body, you diet because you love your body!...  Read more

My goal is to lose 5% of my body weight by 1 Novem
Updated 9/29/2016 5:43:09 AM

My goal is to lose 5% of my body weight by 1 November (From 76.6 kg to 72.8). And then continue on to the next #goals ;)...  Read more

Officially lost over 10% of my body weight! Also did Leslie Sansone's 4 mile super walk with boosted
Updated 9/28/2016 10:32:41 AM

Officially lost over 10% of my body weight! Also did Leslie Sansone's 4 mile super walk with boosted cables for strength first thing this morning....  Read more

Pilates: A Mind-Body Exercise

Pilates: A Mind-Body ExercisePilates is a fitness workout that builds flexibility, strength, and endurance without adding muscle mass by focusing primarily on the abdominal, hip, and back muscles, called the body's "core" muscles. It was created more...  Read more

A GREAT WAY TO EXERCISE-- FUN & CHALLENGING

okay-- i found this great site called blogilates-- pilates (by pilates instructor cassey ho-- she is so fun & inspiring) on her blog; you can also find her on youtube (pop pilates) and facebook (blogilates)- what i like is that she talkes you throu...  Read more

Actresses/Actors and Other Theatre Enthusiasts!

This is for every actress/actor or anyone connected to theater out there dealing with the struggles and triumphs of a thankless but wonderful business! It's hard being in a group of perfect bodies!...  Read more

What's the Difference Between Yoga and Pilates?

I have always thought of the combination of Pilates and yoga as the perfect marriage. Both are transformational, focused methods of movement that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. In my opinion, their differences complement one...  Read more

You Asked: Does Pilates Count as Strength Training?

This is not an easy question for me to answer. As a certified Pilates instructor and long-time Pilates practitioner, I've seen the many benefits of Pilates first-hand, and with many of my students. A Pilates workout can sculpt your core, help you...  Read more