Released on 2019-09-20Categories Health & Fitness

Pilates Anatomy

Pilates Anatomy

Author: Rael Isacowitz

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9781492567707

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

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"Pilates Anatomy" provides a customizable approach and combines 213 full-color anatomical illustrations with step-by-step instructions for 46 of the most effective mat exercises for building a stronger, more articulate body.
Released on 2011-12-15Categories Health & Fitness

The Everything Pilates Book

The Everything Pilates Book

Author: Amy Taylor Alpers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781605509525

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 100

View: 364

Explore the fitness craze that's right for everyone! Whether you're a ballerina or a couch potato, a mountain biker or a fitness novice, you can do Pilates - and reap its amazing benefits. Perfect for building stronger, leaner, more flexible muscles, relieving stress, and achieving full body health, the Pilates method is a revolutionary program that has the power to transform lives. Written by the founders of the internationally renowned studio, The Pilates Center, The Everything Pilates Book gives you all you need to start doing Pilates in your own home - and choose a studio that's right for you. The book provides step-by-step instruction on how to do such incredible exercises as the Spine Stretch, the Roll-Up, and the Swan, as well as more than 100 clear photographs that make it easy to get started. The Everything Pilates Book helps you: Create a supple, powerful body Prevent osteoporosis Reduce the risk of injury Establish proper posture Increase strength and flexibility Tone abs Alleviate back pain No matter of your physical condition, The Everything Pilates Book can help you take control of your body.
Released on 2006-01-01Categories Health & Fitness

Pilates for Fragile Backs

Pilates for Fragile Backs

Author: Andra Fischgrund Stanton

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781572244665

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 155

View: 466

The joint effort of a psychotherapist, a Pilates instructor, and a respected New York back surgeon, this book offers a step-by-step method for gentle rehabilitation and recovery, a proven program for regaining mobility and quality of life.
Released on 2014-04-01Categories Health & Fitness

Pilates for Children and Adolescents

Pilates for Children and Adolescents

Author: Celeste

Publisher: Handspring Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781912085163

Category: Health & Fitness

Page:

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Pilates for Children and Adolescents is the first comprehensive manual of guidelines and formal curriculum for teaching Pilates to young people. This book includes: -Guidelines for teaching Pilates to young people -Why Pilates is beneficial for children age 6 - 11 and adolescents age 12 - 19 -Crucial anatomical and cognitive development considerations for working with young people -Additional relevant topics designed to equip the Pilates teacher with tools for creating relevant and safe programs for different age ranges, such as: -safety considerations, exercise contraindications, scope of practice, and ethics -considerations for working in a variety of environments within both the public and private sectors -age appropriate exercises from the Pilates repertoire -a formal curriculum for teaching Pilates in schools including sample lesson plans -appendices which cover working with children with special needs, Pilates in the Schools pilot study results, and resources.
Released on 2004Categories Health & Fitness

Power-up Pilates

Power-up Pilates

Author: Steve Shipside

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781904902041

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 238

View: 919

The appeal of Pilates spans the spectrum from recoveringrugby players to new age mystics. Here are 52 brilliantideas to make you leaner, fitter, stronger, suppler.Steve's Pilates starts with the meeting of belly buttonsand back bones. Here's how to get your daily dose ofdorsal alignment. Steve shows how you get the most out ofyour hard ......
Released on 2011-04-18Categories Health & Fitness

Pilates For Dummies

Pilates For Dummies

Author: Ellie Herman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118069676

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 364

View: 313

Once the secret fitness weapon of professional dancers, athletes, and movie stars, Pilates is sweeping the country with a vengeance. And if even half of what its many fans claim is true, then it’s easy to see why. Combining elements of yoga, dance, gymnastics, and boxing, along with many original movements, Pilates exercises build muscle tone, improve flexibility and balance, lengthen the spine, increase body awareness, and repair past injuries. Most people who’ve done it, even for a short time, say they feel stronger and more energized, centered and physically confident than ever before. They also like having the flat tummies, tight buns, and long lean thighs of a dancer. Pilates For Dummies lets you get on board with the Pilates method , without the high cost of private instruction. Packed with step-by-step exercises, photos, and illustrations, it helps you develop your own Pilates fitness program to do at home or in the gym. Top Pilates trainer Ellie Herman shows you how to use eight basic Pi lates principles to get the most out of your mat-based routines and: Look and feel better than ever Get stronger, more flexible, in control and less prone to injury Target and tone problem areas Get movie star abs, buns, thighs and arms Repair chronic stress and sports injuries Calmly, clearly, and with quirky good humor, Ellie explores the origins and basic philosophy of the Pilates method, and helps you set realistic fitness goals and custom-tailor a program. She also covers: Basic, intermediate , and advanced mat exercises Using Pilates exercise equipment and accessories Targeting specific areas including the stomach, back, thighs, and chest Pilates for the pregnant and recently pregnant body Using Pilates to heal injuries, reform posture Ten simple ways to incorporate Pilates into your everyday life Combining Pilates with other forms of exercise, including yoga, swimming, aerobics, and more Why let the rich and famous have all the fun? Your complete, friendly, step-by-step guide, Pilates For Dummies shows how Pilates can offer a fitness program for the rest of us.
Released on 2004Categories Health & Fitness

The Pilates Difference

The Pilates Difference

Author: Jennifer Dufton

Publisher: Basic Health Publications, Inc.

ISBN: 1591201160

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

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Pilates is one of the most effective forms of exercise for improving stamina, coordination, strength, general health, vitality, and concentration. This book brings this unique system of exercise into the reader's own home. Full-color illustrations throughout.
Released on 2011-01-20Categories Health & Fitness

Pilates Practice Companion

Pilates Practice Companion

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405364737

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 830

An accessible and user-friendly one-stop guide Whether you are a beginner, at intermediate level or are looking for something more advanced, pick a programme that suits your style with the Pilates Practice Companion. Packed with 20, 40 and 60-minute sequence programmes covering step-by-step exercises to improve posture, flexibility and energy levels. Plus, find sections for specific problems such as back, knee, hip and shoulder. With a warm, reassuring tone and accessible, user-friendly format, this ebook offers a more holistic approach, listing the physical and mental benefits of Pilates and highlighting common faults with tips on "how-not-to-do-it." Plus, get advice on healthy eating and ways to incorporate Pilates into everyday life in order to feel more balanced.
Released on 2018-11-05Categories Health & Fitness

Pilates for Weight Loss

Pilates for Weight Loss

Author: Lynne Robinson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780857837066

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

View: 499

A 2006 study stated that 'Fat loss comes from burning sufficient number of calories. While cardio exercise tends to be an efficient calorie burner, Pilates appears to possess the potential to burn enough calories if done regularly, over the long haul and properly.' (Medicine and Science). Pilates for Weight Loss is a pioneering regime that will put you back in control of your weight. Pilates will change your shape and help you to achieve a long, lean silhouette, while also controlling your weight. This is the first book to create a programme to emphasise these benefits. Burn calories, flatten your stomach and gain a more defined waist. This title helps improve your posture; learn better breathing techniques; gain greater flexibility and core stability; and control stress and boost energy levels.
Released on 2010-09-01Categories Health & Fitness

Practical Pilates Using Imagery

Practical Pilates Using Imagery

Author: Larkin Barnett

Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press

ISBN: 9781429117388

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

View: 487

The anytime, anywhere exercise program for even the busiest schedule - without any equipment! Functional Fitness shows you how to enjoy 70 user-friendly exercises, illustrated by over 150 photographs; incorporate a series of simple life-transforming stretches, strengtheners, and stress reduction techniques into even the most hectic schedules; build a comprehensive fitness program for enhancing longevity and peak performance in sports, dance, and your everyday activities;