The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines by Brooke SilerThe Pilates® method may be todays hottest exercise, but it has been endorsed by physicians for almost a century. Originally developed by Joseph H. Pilates to help strengthen and condition muscles, Pilates is the ultimate mind-body exercise for anyone who wants to tone, streamline, and realign their body without the bulked-up results of more conventional workout methods.
Now, in The Pilates® Body, author Brooke Siler--one of the most sought-after personal trainers in the country and owner of New Yorks top studio for Pilates training, re:AB--provides a complete, easy-to follow program of Pilates exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime, and without machines.
With step-by-step instructions, Siler guides the reader through the complete circuit of mat exercises, each of which is clearly illustrated by photographs, line drawings, and unique visualization exercises. With Pilates you will not only streamline your figure--you will dramatically improve your posture, flexibility, and balance, and enhance your physical and emotional well-being. The Pilates Body shows you how.
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Congratulations on your decision to make yourself a priority and commit to a regular workout routine. The addition of physical fitness into your life requires hard work, but yields great rewards. Now, which method should you choose? With the vast choice of fitness workout options available today, it can be overwhelming to know which one is right for you. Pilates, yoga and barre all provide an effective workout from which you will see positive physical results. All will help to sculpt and tone your muscles and improve your overall health. Maybe you want to improve your core strength and posture.
To get in shape with Pilates is to take responsibility for your total health. Yes, you can expect tone, strength, flexibility and flat abs of course. You can even lose weight with Pilates but the primary intention of the method is much bigger. Before you jump into a class or one on one training session, you should understand some of the underlying concepts and principles of Pilates. Consider this quote by Mr.
Pilates helped me firm up and strengthen my new body, and it can do the same for you. Find out how to use Pilates for toning your body.
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There are far more than 10 reasons to do Pilates. For example, better sleep and better sex aren't even on this list, but they could be. But start here and see what you think. Is Pilates right for you? If you already do Pilates, see if your favorite reason is here. Unlike some forms of exercise, Pilates does not over-develop some parts of the body and neglect others. While Pilates training focuses on core strength , it trains the body as an integrated whole.