Pilates

What is an Exercise-Related Injury and how can you handle one?

With seniors and every other age group, more active than ever, it pays to be aware of the potential for injury. Although we aren’t all professional athletes, activities such as jogging, racquetball, weight lifting, and even power walking can still cause injury. Dare I say it Pilates and barre classes.  The feeling of accomplishment after …

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Pilates Helps Back Pain

80% of American adults report some type of back pain each year. May causes could be at play but often back pain is the result of: Poor Posture A Larger Chest Being at Desk for 8 plus hours a day Muscular imbalance from daily life or recreational activities Handbags/Backpacks/Workbags Pilates has been found to provide the some …

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Pilates and Menopause: How Pilates Can Ease Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is a great but rather confusing time of life for many women. With hormone fluctuations, weight gain and a loss of bone structure and density, many women have to deal with sudden and unexpected changes, which will affect them for some time. It is no surprise that maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout this time …

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When it comes to prenatal fitness, can you overdo it?

Moms-to-be are getting stronger and stronger as prenatal exercise trends like running and yoga continue to grow in popularity. While working out during pregnancy has many great benefits, is there a point at which fitness can become an impediment to a healthy labor? Could your workout actually be working against an optimal delivery? Staying committed …

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Pilates Makes You Better at These 5 Sports


Pilates is a great workout on its own, but Pilates also makes for an effective cross-training activity that athletes can and should incorporate into their training or at least to supplement it. That’s because the practice improves overall fitness and targets specific muscle groups, enhances flexibility, reduces risk of injury, and introduces a new level …

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Pilates May Help Stroke Survivors

Pilates training may help stroke survivors to improve functional balance and quality of life, concluded authors of a small study published in the International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences(2013; 2 [4], 204–11). This research was on stroke survivors have had a stroke within the preceding 3–6 months. Researchers from India, conducted the study to determine …

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