Pilates for Medical Workers

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Long stressful hours, standing & bending over patients and lifting heavy weights are all reasons why Pilates is beneficial for the Medical Profession.

Pilates for Sedentary Workers

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Sitting a desk for long periods of time is will have a detrimental effect on our health unless we counter the lack of movement with exercise that specifically addresses this.

Pilates for Women’s Health

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Pilates for Woman’s Health Not only will a regular Pilates practice help you look your best throughout your life, but it will help prevent many of the health problems associated with being a woman. The benefits listed below are applicable to just about everyone, but there are specific benefits to a regular Pilates Practice for […]

Pilates for Men’s Health

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Pilates for Men’s Health The quick answer is “yes” – it’s for everybody! There are many ways that Pilates can help improve men’s health. Apart from all the general health benefits that Pilates offers: better joint health, a stronger and more mobile spine, shoulders and hips, there are also specific health problems that men can […]

Who is Pilates for?

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“Is Pilates for me?” The quick answer is “yes” – it’s for everybody! From Boxers to Dancers… The common modern stereotype is that Pilates is for super flexible people and that it is ideally suited to women.  But Joseph Pilates designed his system, originally called “Contrology”, specifically for men! Joseph Pilates ran boxing schools in […]

Pilates during Pregnancy

Table of Contents Pilates & Your Pregnancy Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and this is equally true during pregnancy and after delivery. Arguably, it is more important to exercise during pregnancy than at other times. However, the physical changes that accompany pregnancy will require so many modifications to the exercises […]

Comparing Yoga and Pilates

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I think that the debate (a Yoga teacher even described it as a schism) about Pilates vs Yoga is tired, worn out and misleading! Find out how you can have your cake and eat it!

PIlates: Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

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Osteoporosis and Pilates Osteoporosis and it’s precursor, osteopenia are common in both men and, more often, women during and after middle age.  Causing weakened bones due to lower bone mass it has many causes including both diet and inactivity.  Increasing levels of activity can arrest and even, to some extent reverse the loss of bone […]

Pilates for Seniors

Pilates has immeasurable benefits for seniors. Bad posture has two causes: time and gravity. Find out about how Pilates can improve your quality of life as you age.

Pilates for Backache

Why do we get backache? To give a quick, one word answer the most important cause of non-specific lower backache (or back pain) is sitting. Of course, there are other causes: a slipped (prolapsed) disc sciatica ankylosing spondylitis (swelling of the joints in the spine) spondylolisthesis (a bone in the spine slipping out of position) […]