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Pilates Improves Both Physical and Psychological Well-Being

It’s no secret that physical and mental wellness are inextricably linked, and it’s equally true that regular physical activity is effective at improving mood. Moving your body is good for you in so many ways. New research confirms this concept by looking at the effects of regular Pilates on a group of Korean college students. …

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Pilates Myths

It’s time to talk about the real news. With so much Pilates misinformation circulating today, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Here are 3 myths with zero scientific basis that we hear every day. Tell us what you think! MYTH:  Pilates builds lean muscle. So, muscle is muscle…lean muscle is not really a thing.  …

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BENEFITS OF PILATES

Tone & Strengthen Your Entire Body 1. Pilates is Total Body Fitness Pilates is a method of resistance training that strengthens and tones the entire body- not just your core. The resistance used in pilates comes from springs attached to specially designed pilates equipment, as well as your own body weight. 2. Pilates creates Long …

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Preventing Osteoporosis with Pilates

Osteoporosis is a serious health concern for post-menopausal women. Because of decreases in estrogen, it’s common for women to experience lower bone mineral density (BMD), which can lead to osteoporosis or an increased risk of fractures. In fact, one third of post-menopausal women develop osteoporosis. There are a variety of natural preventive approaches to warding …

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How Pilates Can Help Patients Recover From Chronic Pain

 Chronic pain is a complex issue. Our current models of pain tell us that chronic pain is a matrix that involves physical injury, the nervous system, psychological responses, and mental attitudes that all contribute to the perpetuation of pain. One of the key contributors to the development of chronic pain is kinesiophobia, or the fear of …

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