Category Archives: Training And Ecercise

Can I Do Pilates If I’ve Barely Exercised In Years?

Pilates is a style of training that was created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s as a form of rehabilitation. It was perfect for injured soldiers, people suffering from arthritis, aches and pains, etc. Pilates became so popular that it took the world by storm and even till today you can find Pilates classes being conducted in most of the commercial gyms. The entire concept of Pilates revolves around helping bedridden people get strong and healthy enough to move about freely and without pain. That makes Pilates […]

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Which is Better for My Body…Pilates or Yoga?

Thousands of beginners ask themselves this question when they decide to take their health and fitness seriously. It’s tough to make a decision because many commercial gyms offer both, Pilates and yoga classes. Oftentimes, these classes are very popular. So which is better? The answer is… neither is better than the other. You need to choose one that is better FOR YOU. That’s what really matters. Comparing the two is akin to comparing karate and kung fu… neither is better and there are people who are experts […]

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Should I Do Pilates at Home or Join a Class?

Pilates is one of those training methods that can be done in the comfort of your own home or you could join a class and enjoy the camaraderie that comes with a group session. It all depends on your personal preferences and personality. Some people are shy and feel intimidated in group setting. For such folks, learning Pilates at home by watching a video will still be beneficial and should suffice. Of course, it will be important to get a video where the instructor is a certified […]

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Recommended Equipment/Training Aids to Enhance Your Pilates Workouts

Pilates is a training style that usually uses your bodyweight as a form of resistance training. The poses and techniques also use isometric training to strengthen your body. However, some Pilates centres also use equipment or training aids to make the sessions more challenging. In this article, we’ll look at some of the most commonly used training aids that add an extra dimension to your Pilates sessions. Pilates reformer The most popular Pilates equipment is the Pilates reformer. This piece of equipment can be found in most […]

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