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Pilates power for new year balance!

A new year is the perfect opportunity to regroup, reassess and bring some balance into your life. Start 2014 with an exercise style that incorporates the idea of balanced fitness. Pilates creates stability by in the whole body by focusing on six solid principles: concentration; control; centering; flow; precision; and breathing. Do you feel out […]

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The 6 principles of Pilates

Far from being a random exercise approach or loose training style, Pilates is founded on six principles. It is these concepts which dictate the approach to Pilates and ultimately which define it. While not laid out by Joseph Pilates, the founder of the exercise program, most fitness experts broadly agree on what the principles are […]

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Improve Pilates concentration power!

“A thinking way of movement,” was how the founder of Pilates described the controlled exercise which offers, “complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit.” The power of the mind and how it connects to movement is an intrinsic element to Pilates. Your mind, both conscious and subconscious, is brought into focus and has a dynamic […]

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Return to fitness through Contrology!

While it may have millions of avid followers, there are many more people who have yet to understand how Pilates can transform their lives and return them to fitness if they have let their routine and and environment lead them to a less than healthy state. In essence, Pilates is about reclaiming your life, and […]

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Pilates boring? Only if you do it wrong!

Though not a new kid on the fitness block – its creator having started devising the program just after World War II – Pilates is enjoying a recent surge in popularity, as people start to realize the massive benefits it can have to their bodies. However, because Pilates was designed for rehabilitation and is often […]

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Pilates power: injury prevention & cure

Pilates is a powerful practice that can transform your body, and many would say your mind and your life too! It is also a renowned fitness rehabilitation program for people with injuries, as well as a perfect workout for anyone who wants to avoid or minimize the risk of injury. Do you know what Pilates […]

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What’s not to love? Pilates passion

From celebrities to sports stars and fitness fans, it seems that anyone who has experienced Pilates really loves it. The whole body conditioning benefits of Pilates have been being promoted for over 70 years, since this workout approach was first introduced as a rehabilitative exercise for injured Second World War soldiers. Since then men and […]

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