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Is Pilates A Good Workout?

Is Pilates A Good Workout?

Is Pilates a Good Workout?  This is a question asked by someone who has never done a Pilates workout! But the answer might surprise you, because there are several factors to consider – and really who is the best person to decide what qualifies as a “good” workout? What do you consider a good workout?  […]

Posted by administrator in Exercise and Fitness, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Seeing Measurable Results from Your Pilates Workouts

measurable results from your Pilates workouts

It’s a question frequently asked by new Pilates students, “When will I see measurable results from my Pilates workouts?” Everyone is eager to start reaping the benefits from their investment in Pilates workouts.  And since we’re living in an instant-gratification society, the faster we can get results, the better!  Patience seems to be a lost […]

Posted by administrator in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Get The Best Pilates Exercises Into Your Workouts To Maximize the Whole-Body Health Benefits of the Pilates System

Best Pilates exercises

Are you interested in getting the best Pilates exercises in your weekly workout routine to maximize the whole-body health benefits from your efforts?  Check out my myth-busting training tips to be sure you’re working everything from your head to your toes to harness the true power of the Pilates System. On a pretty regular basis […]

Posted by administrator in Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Foam Roller Fitness: 10 Fun Ways to Use a Foam Roller for Your Roll Up Exercise in Pilates Matwork

Fight boredom, have a blast challenging your body and improve your Pilates technique with a foam roller.  This workout will boost your fitness and help you make the most of your Pilates workouts. We are only limited by our imagination when it comes to modifying exercises to challenge the body.  When I teach Pilates I […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Exercise Speed: Pilates Training – The Value of Pacing Your Pilates Workouts

The 3 Bears Strategy for Pacing Your Pilates Workouts How are exercise speed and healthy movement related?  This is an interesting topic of discussion for Pilates training.   What’s the best speed for pacing your Pilates workouts?  What speed should we be executing the exercises in our workout?  Is it good or bad to work slowly?  […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

The Benefits of Using Mirrors for Pilates Workouts – Are You Looking In or Looking Out?

I was working with a client this week, and we got off on a discussion about the use of mirrors for Pilates exercise programs. In the 3 different Pilates studio locations I’ve owned – I had mirrors everywhere!  However, right now, I’m teaching in a space with no mirrors…  Well, actually, I’ve got a small, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Reduce Knee Pain with Pilates Exercises and Pay Attention to if You Squat or Plop

I’ve been on a knee strengthening kick lately with my Pilates workouts, cardio fitness activities, and weight training program, all because I took a hard fall inline skating with my puppy a few weeks ago.  So I’ve really been trying to pay attention to my habits and here’s what I’ve discovered and how I’ve been […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Health, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.