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Reformer Pilates Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Reformer 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

25 Ways to Get Fit for Less Than $25

Everyone's holding their wallets and purse strings a little tighter these days. But that doesn't mean that you have to give up on getting fit just because times are tight. Exercise can be easy to fit into your day, just as it can be inexpensi...  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

Pilates ineffective?
Updated 7/29/2015 2:04:49 PM

I did some research on youtube and found some ppl recommending heavy lifting and deadlifts, saying that Pilates is ineffective. That it doesn't do much for your body? I'm really confused because other ppl say that Pilates is body weight exercise and...  Read more

i did it. A whole Pilate class!
Updated 6/22/2015 3:52:19 PM

i did it. A whole Pilate class!...  Read more

Hi J, Various ways to enter it - pilates, inter
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Hi J, Various ways to enter it - pilates, interval training....here's an old thread on the subject. www.sparkpeople.com/ma/The-Bar-Method/6/1/
13364677 Bar Method's founder addresses the calorie burn in one of her blogs, too....  Read more

Pilates or yoga exercises could help, as you usual
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Pilates or yoga exercises could help, as you usually tone up the "problem" areas. Just have to keep doing them on a regular basis to maintain!...  Read more

pilates and back pain
Updated 4/21/2015 6:35:38 PM

I just did a pilates workout (by fitness blender) where there were lotso f leg movements while on your back. It hurt my lower back soooooooo bad. I have no idea what to do. Am I doing something wrong or should i just avoid pilates for my back?...  Read more

Exercise Equipment

SEarch craigslist.org and sign up and post on freecycle and cheapcycle in your area for deals on fitness equipment. Much is free or at a major discount84...  Read more

Intentar nuevos ejercicios

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

Pilates Lovers

Are you a nut about pilates or just a fan, come join our experiences....  Read more

Poll: What fitness equipment do you have at home?

When I recently posted about the SparkPeople Fitness Starter Kit, I was surprised to see how many people already owned all (or most) of the equipment in the Kit. That got me wondering: What types of equipment do you have at home? Even though I have a...  Read more

There's Nothing Funny about Chelsea Handler's Workouts

I must admit that I was a little surprised to see a bikini-clad Chelsea Handler on this month's cover of SHAPE magazine. Don't get me wrong—I have always thought that she looks great! But based on the jokes on her TV show, "Chelsea...  Read more

New fan of reformer Pilates

Today I got to the gym early and decided to try something new ( so my body doesn't get to used to doing the same thing). Two very nice ladies invited me to Pilates. The instructor was very helpful and informative. I loved the relaxing music. It was t...  Read more