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Pilates Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Pilates.

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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

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

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

This week I'm checking out Pilates. Who else is tr
Updated 7/17/2016 11:30:31 AM

This week I'm checking out Pilates. Who else is trying G something new?#fitness...  Read more

In my fitness routine there is a day of pilates an
Updated 7/10/2016 11:26:03 PM

In my fitness routine there is a day of pilates and yoga. I hate that exercise. I find it so hard holding 185 pounds in some of these moves. Do I force myself? Is this exercise really worth it? I love cardio and weight training! Not yoga :(...  Read more

Yoga or Pilates and why?
Updated 7/7/2016 8:23:43 AM

Yoga or Pilates and why?...  Read more

Did Pilates for the first time today. Found an @ h
Updated 6/29/2016 10:18:48 AM

Did Pilates for the first time today. Found an @ home kit in store. It isn't as difficult as I thought...I enjoyed it :)...  Read more

The pilates chair by Life's a Beach is wonderful!
Updated 6/23/2016 4:16:44 PM

The pilates chair by Life's a Beach is wonderful! Never really done pilates before but tjis makes it simpler. I csn feel the workout after only 5 minutes....  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

Intentar nuevos ejercicios

Intentar nuevos tipos de ejerciciosTae-BoKempoPilatesPilates w/ ballpylometricsZumbaP90X Hay que variar!!...  Read more

Pilates Lovers

Strengthening bodies and minds...  Read more

8 Pilates Moves to Help You Get a Leaner Body!

My first exposure to Pilates was in summer of the 2009, but since I was in the midst of training for my first marathon, I found I did not have the time or the energy to devote to attending a weekly class. But the few months that I did participate in...  Read more

Why Men Should Do Pilates

It's no secret that I love Pilates. It's one of my favorite workouts for a number of reasons. It has helped me develop greater core strength, increase my flexibility, manage my chronic back pain, improve my posture, and relieve stress. I trul...  Read more

Joseph Pilates and Pilates exercises

What would Mr Pilates think if he was to come back and visit those of who practice or are in the process of learning? First, he was German born with maladies. As he was not a very strong person, he used exercising the Pilates moves to develop h...  Read more

Tried pilates and now a pilates freak!!!!

Well been a while since I wrote a blog. So here is an update on things... School is going amazing I am enjoying it and understanding everything so far. I also made a few friends which is nice!! I have been doing very good with my eating...  Read more