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DVD Review: LiveLife Pilates for New Mothers
LiveLife Pilates for New Mothers is a set of progressive post pregnancy exercises on DVD. Read this review.

Gaiam Pilates DVDs: Core Strength Pilates DVD Review
Trudie Styler's Core Strength Pilates is a Gaiam Pilates DVD that offers a solid fusion Pilates workout. Read this Pilates DVD review for more info.

How Do Different Dietary Fats Affect Your Health?
What is fat? We look at dietary fats, saturated vs. unsaturated, the benefits as well as the problems with each and how they fit into a healthy diet.

Pilates Classes for Beginners
Here is a detailed description of Pilates classes such as the kinds that are available and what to expect when you take them.

Free Pilates Exercise Videos Online
Looking for some Pilates resources to use at home? Here are the best online Pilates instructional exercise videos and podcasts. Even better, they're free!

How Much is Enough to Get the Benefits of Pilates?
How much Pilates is enough to get all of the benefits? Can shorter or partial Pilates workouts be substituted for full workouts with good effects?

Why Wear Grip Gloves? Anabel Fitness Pilates Gloves Review
Do you really need Pilates gloves? Yoga gloves, grip gloves, exercise gloves - whatever you call them - they really make a difference in your workout.

A New Book for Pilates Teachers Spells It Out.
Pilates Teachers and Advanced students Get a Brand New Guide Book.

Tone Up Your Arms & Shoulders With This 1 Exercise
Learn the sparkler exercise—a key Pilates move to sculpt, strengthen, and tone your shoulders and arms using light weights.

Choosing Cardio Exercises for Your Fitness Program
Cardio exercises are an important part of any weight loss or fitness program. Learn what cardio exercise are and how to put them in your fitness plan.

Pilates Reformer Footwork Exercise Series on the Mat
Reformer footwork is a challenging set of Pilates reformer exercises done on the mat. It works your abdominals, inner thighs, hamstrings, and feet.

Roll Up - Pilates Mat Exercise - Roll Up Detailed Instructions
Learn Pilates Roll Up. Get detailed exercise instructions, with pictures, for roll up. This exercise is a great challenge for the abdominal muscles and is well known as a foundation exercise for the Pilates flat abs effect.

The Pilates Roll Up
Learn Pilates Roll Up. Get detailed exercise instructions, with pictures, for roll up. This exercise is a great challenge for the abdominal muscles and is well known as a foundation exercise for the Pilates flat abs effect.

The Pilates Roll Up
Learn Pilates Roll Up. Get detailed exercise instructions, with pictures, for roll up. This exercise is a great challenge for the abdominal muscles and is well known as a foundation exercise for the Pilates flat abs effect.

The Pilates Roll Up
Learn Pilates Roll Up. Get detailed exercise instructions, with pictures, for roll up. This exercise is a great challenge for the abdominal muscles and is well known as a foundation exercise for the Pilates flat abs effect.

The Pilates Roll Up
Learn Pilates Roll Up. Get detailed exercise instructions, with pictures, for roll up. This exercise is a great challenge for the abdominal muscles and is well known as a foundation exercise for the Pilates flat abs effect.

How To Do the Shoulder Bridge Pilates Exercise
Shoulder bridge is an advanced Pilates exercise, but it can be developed in stages. Here are the exercise instructions and notes for progressing.

Exercise Instructions for Pilates Push-Up
Have you done a push-up the Pilates way? Pilates push-ups use the whole body and require a new level of upper body stability and core strength.

Beginner Pilates DVDs - Mari Winsor Pilates DVD Review
Build your workout DVD collection with this Mari Winsor Pilates DVD for beginners. Learn basic Pilates exercises and routines from this DVD/download.

Exercises for Neck and Back Pain - Pilates Podcasts
Pilates instructor Lynda Lippin offers podcast exercises teach Pilates moves for lower back pain and neck pain. A review of these audio downloads.

Magic Circle Exercise - Arms Back
The arms back Pilates Magic Circle exercise opens the chest and shoulders as it strengthens and tones the arms and upper back, especially the triceps.

What Is Protein? - How Protein Fits in a Healthy Diet
Protein is an important part of a healthy diet. Learn what protein is, what high protein foods sources are, and how much protein you need.

Pilates Exercise and Instruction for Beginners
Pilates is a beginner friendly fitness method. Use this as a guide to exercise principles to help get the most from your Pilates workout program.

Pilates Trademark Battle and the Certification Process
Are you or do you want to become a Pilates instructor? Familiarize yourself with the ever-changing status of Pilates instructor certification.

Beginner Pilates Exercises - a 30-Day Quick Start Plan
This Pilates beginner exercise program takes you through 30 days of a quick-start Pilates workout plan. Get started right and make steady progress.

Solutions for Exercise Wrist Pain
Wrist pain is a common difficulty people have with weight bearing exercises. Find out how to properly use a foam wedge or rubber pad to prevent it.

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Pilates Mini Ball DVD Review - Small Pilates Ball Exercises
Take your workout to a whole new level. Pilates instructor Lisa Hubbard teaches two Pilates mini ball workouts in the Element Total Body Pilates DVD.

Pilates for Buff Bones - Osteoporosis Exercise Video
The Pilates for Buff Bones DVD workout aims to help you build and maintain strong bones. The exercises are designed to be safe for osteoporosis.

Business Marketing Tips for Pilates and Yoga
Help your business succeed from the start. Here are great marketing tips for Pilates and yoga instructors and studios.

A Talk with the CEO of Balance Body, Ken Endelman
Ken Endelman is the founder and president of Balanced Body, Inc., the largest maker of Pilates equipment and a provider of Pilates instructor training.

How to Find the Best Pilates Videos on YouTube
Get tips on how to find the best Pilates on YouTube and how to spot the videos not to watch.

Booty Barre Workouts - Interview With Tracey Mallett
Barre workouts are gaining popularity. Learn about Booty Barre workouts and how they fit with Pilates in this interview with founder Tracey Mallett.

What is Pilates Stance?
Pilates stance is a powerful position for the legs that is used in Pilates exercises for both mat and equipment exercises. Learn how to do it.

The Six Essential Pilates Principles
The six Pilates principles are core concepts of this method of exercise and set it apart from other systems. They are integrative for mind and body.

Pilates During Pregnancy
Pilates is an excellent form of exercise for a healthy pregnancy, helping you maintain strength and flexibility,etc. Here are tips, and what to expect.

Exhale Core Fusion Pilates Plus Review - Best Pilates DVDs
There are tons of great fitness DVDs out there. Exhale Core Fusion Pilates Plus isn't one of the best Pilates DVDs. Read on for a full review.

How to Do a Cardio Workout for Aerobic Fitness
A cardio workout has many health benefits, but do you know what a cardio workout really is? Find out about the benefits of aerobic fitness, what your target heart rate is, and how to find it.

Recipes for How to Make Fruit and Protein Smoothies
How to make a smoothie with fruit, protein, and vitamin supplements for a pre-workout health shake. Fitness expert Dr. Cory Holly shares his recipe.

Michael Miller and Claudio Fernandez - Pilates and Yoga
Pilates master Michael Miller interviews yoga and Pilates master Claudio Fernandez about the differences and similarities between the two disciplines.

Using the Abs in Exercise - Pulling in the Abdominals
It is essential to know how to pull in your abs in a way that builds strength, supports the spine, and provides stability.

The Franklin Method - Imagery, Posture and Alignment from Eric Franklin
Developed by Eric Franklin, the Franklin Method is a way of using imagery to improve posture and the way we move and align our bodies.

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Detox the Pilates Way with the Internal Body Shower
Detox with the famous Pilates internal shower. Find out how to get natural full body cleansing through increased circulation and better breathing.

Try a Pilates Exercise Three Different Ways and Choose your Favorite
Try Pilates at home in a 3 minute test drive with one exercise.

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Review of MVe Pilates Chair from Peak Pilates
A review of the Peak Pilates MVe Pilates chair. This piece of exercise equipment is a redesign of the classic Pilates chair for studio and home use.

TheShu Non-Slip Yoga and Pilates Shoes and Socks
TheShu is a non-slip yoga/Pilates shoe that's as flexible as a sock. If you're serious about Pilates, learn why you should work out with non-slip socks.

The Secret to Flat Abs - Stott Pilates DVD Review
The Secret to Flat Abs is a Stott Pilates DVD that focuses on toning the abs and back. This is a great introductory Pilates workout for beginners.

Daisy Fuentes Pilates for Nintendo Wii Expert Review
The Nintendo Wii is interactive, but is it good for exercise? Read this Daisy Fuentes Pilates review before you buy this Wii Pilates game.

Expert Review of Lululemon Yoga and Pilates Clothes
Everyone raves about Lululemon's trendy, expensive, high-quality​ workout wear. This Lululemon review reveals whether or not it's worth the hype.

How to Do the Pilates Mat Hundred Exercise
The hundred is a classic Pilates exercise. It builds core strength, stamina, and coordination. Learn how to do this exercise well.

Pilates Exercises - Single Leg Kick
The Pilates single leg kick exercise focuses on the hamstrings, but it is also a great way to work your powerhouse by keeping your abdominals lifted,

Personalizing Pilates - Download MP3 Pilates Exercises
Personalizing Pilates audio MP3 downloads allow you to learn Pilates exercises for osteoporosis, posture, desk exercises and more. A review.

Hyde Yoga and Pilates Clothes Review
Looking for cute workout clothes? Hyde Yoga clothes feature stylish designs, are made from organic cotton and are perfect for a yoga or Pilates class.

Lucy Perfect Core - Body Shaping Pants for Workouts
A review of the body shaping Perfect Core workout clothes from Lucy. These pants and leggings are designed for compression and support.

Pilates Side Bend: Step 1
Strengthen your upper body, and core with this single Pilates move.

Piltes Side Bend: Step 2
Strengthen your upper body, and core with this single Pilates move.

Pilates Side Bend: Tips and Tricks
Strengthen your upper body, and core with this single Pilates move.

Pilates Exercise: Open Leg Balance with Exercise Circle
A balance exercise with extra inner thigh toning -- open leg balance with the magic circle gives you both.

Learn How to Do the Pilates Side Bend: Intro
Planks get an old school twist with this original Side Bend. You'll strengthen your upper body, and your core with this one Pilates move.

Exercise Circle - Pilates Exercise - Open Leg Balance
Adding an exercise circle, also known as a magic circle, to Pilates open leg balance exercise gives you more inner thigh toning and more feedback into the abs. It is also great test of side to side symmetry.

Exercise Circle Exercise: Open Leg Balance with Circle
Doing open leg balance exercise with the exercise circle adds an inner thigh toning component as well as other benefits from the exercise circle.

5 Standing Pilates Exercises
Standing Pilates exercises are a great way to transition your workouts from the mat to vertical mode. These 5 exercises work the legs and powerhouse.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Side Kick Exercises - Side Scissors Instructions
Get Free Instructions for the Pilates Mat Exercise Side Scissors.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Side Scissors Instructions
Use these instructions to perform the side scissors Pilates mat exercise. This side kick gives you a stability and differentiation challenge.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Side Kick Exercises - Side Scissors Instructions
Get Free Instructions for the Pilates Mat Exercise Side Scissors.

Easy Exercise Ball Workout for Beginners
This easy exercise ball workout is great for beginners or as a warm-up. It includes beginner exercises that increase flexibility and strength.

Pilates Workout - Use the Exercise Ball, Pilates Ring, and Exercise Band in a Pilates Workout
Learn a Pilates workout with the exercise ball and Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body including your abs, inner thighs, and arms.

How to Find Pilates Classes
Are you looking for a Pilates class? Here are six great ideas for how to go about finding classes and which instructors are best in your area.

Winsor Pilates Slimming Pilates DVDs and Accelerator
Read a review of the Winsor Pilates Slimming Pilates DVDs and Accelerator. This package from Mari Winsor is a weight loss and body sculpting program based on Pilates exercises.

Workout DVD Review - Marisa Tomei - Core and Curves
Read this review of the Core and Curves workout DVD from Marisa Tomei before you buy. You might want to get a Pilates workout DVD instead.

The Psoas Core Muscle: An Introduction
Learn about the psoas muscle. This important core muscle is often blamed for low back pain. Find out more about it and how to keep it healthy.

Dr. Jonny Bowden on Low Carb Nutrition and Weight Loss
Author Dr. Jonny Bowden discusses weight loss, the effects of sugar and fat in the diet. nutrition for energy, increasing flexibility and exercise.

Horseback Riding and Pilates Training for Horseback Riding
Riding with awareness of the pelvis, the spine and a balanced seat are important parts of horseback riding. In this photo we demonstrate how Pilates relates to finding a good seat on horseback.

Readers Choice Awards for Best Workout Clothes
The results are in: Find out which pilates clothing brands and designs made the list for Best Workout Clothes Readers' Choice Awards 2011.

Bonus Challenge - Inner Thigh Exercise - Press with Legs Lifted
Use the magic circle to make your inner thigh exercises more challenging.

Pilates for Equestrians - In the Arena with Pilates for Equestrians
An equestrian demonstrates how Pilates exercises helped her horseback riding.

Side-Lying Leg Press Using the Pilates Magic Circle
Learn how to perform the side-lying leg press with the Pilate magic circle for core stability and a glute and thigh muscle workout.

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Great Male Pilates Workouts: Review of Pilates for Men DVD
The Pilates for Men DVD proves that Pilates isn't just for women. Try this challenging Pilates workout for men to strengthen, tone and build muscle.

Why a Regular Pilates Class Isn't Right for Pregnancy
Pilates can be an ideal choice for your pregnancy workout but it shouldn't be regular classes. Learn what to look for in prenatal Pilates workouts.

Home Circuit Workout with Ball, Band, and Pilates Ring
Learn a Pilates circuit routine for home workouts with the resistance band, exercise ball and Pilates ring.

Pilates Ring Exercise - Rainbow
Glutes, thighs and core control are essential parts of this Pilates ring exercise. Learn rainbow.

Open Legs Balance with Pilates Ring
Open leg balance with the Pilates ring adds inner thigh toning and calls for even more core control.

Relaxing Stretch on the Exercise Ball and More Workouts
This relaxing stretch on the exercise ball feels so good after a workout. Use it to stretch your abs and hip flexors.

Warm Up - Palm Press with Pilates Ring
Engage your core and warm up with this Pilates ring exercise.

Pilates Roll Up with Pilates Ring
Add the Pilates ring to your roll up exercise. This will help you engage your core muscles and add some and back toning to the exercise.

Pilates Footwork as a Resistance Band Exercise
Learn how to use the resistance band with this leg and foot exercise from Pilates.

Pilates Exercise: Single Leg Circle with Resistance Band
Challenge your core stability, tone your legs and improve your range of motion by adding the resistance band to Pilates single leg circle exercise.

Bicep Curls with Resistance Band
Work your biceps and abdominal muscles with this resistance band exercise.

Bridge on the Exercise Ball
Get instructions for Pilates bridge on the exercise ball

Home Ball Workout - Plank to Push Up
Tone your core and arms. Learn to do plank to push up with the exercise ball.

Chest Lift with Rotation on the Exercise Ball
Add a rotation to chest lift on the exercise ball to get an extra workout for the oblique abdominal muscles.

How to Do a Better Pilates Hundred
The Pilates hundred is a powerful exercise but it can also be frustrating. Here are tips for making friends with this famous Pilates exercise.

30 Days to a Perfect Pilates Teaser Exercise
Learn how to do a perfect full Pilates teaser exercise in 30 days. Begin by practicing with these exercises that will help build you up to the teaser.

Prana Pilates Workout Clothes Expert Review
Looking for the best workout clothing brands and exercise gear? This review of prAna clothing for pilates and yoga includes details on prAna yoga pants.

What is The Pilates Method Alliance?
The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA), is a non-profit organization that promotes Pilates and sponsors the PMA Pilates Instructor Certification Exam.

Basics of Pilates Instructor Certification
Learn more about Pilates instructor certification, including mat certification and equipment certification, and what you might expect from each.

High Intensity Intervals as Pilates Cross Training
Interval training is a form of cardio workout that can be used in cross training with Pilates for aerobic endurance, weight loss, and cardiac health.

Pilates Fundamental Workouts and Basic Movements
Pilates fundamental exercises teach the movement principles upon which pilates is built on. They create torso and pelvic stability, good alignment, and more.

There Are 3 Arches In Your Feet and One Exercise For All of Them
Foot exercises are an important way to keep the arches of the feet lifted and strong. Learn how to exercise your arches with one simple move.

Pilates Does Far More than Give You Flat Abs
The Pilates method is a fast and effective way to build core strength and flexibility. Learn exactly how Pilates works and what it's really meant to do for your body.

Learn About the Pelvic Floor and Exercises
The pelvic floor muscles provide support for organs and help with pelvic stability in movement. Learn how to use exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor.

The First 10 Pilates Mat Exercises and More
There is a traditional order to the Pilates mat exercises. Here are the first 10 exercises of a classical Pilates mat exercise workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Exercise
See a photo demonstration of bottom lift exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Exercises: the Footwork
See a photo demonstration of footwork on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Short Box Flat Back Exercise
See a photo demonstration of short box flat back exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Short Box Exercise
See a photo demonstration of short box exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Exercises: The Footwork
See a photo demonstration of footwork on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Frog Exercise
See a photo demonstration of frog exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Running Exercise
See a photo demonstration of frog exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Beginner Pilates Reformer Workout
View this complete beginner Pilates reformer workout in photos, with exercises accompanied by notes and tips by instructors on proper technique.

Pilates Reformer Workout: Stomach Massage - 2, arms back
See a photo demonstration of stomach massage arms back exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Short Box Flat Back Exercise
See a photo demonstration of short box flat back with pole exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Beginner Pilates Reformer Exercises - the Hundred
See a photo demonstration of the hundred exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Knee Stretches Exercise
See a photo demonstration of knee stretches arch back exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout: Stomach Massage - rounded
See a photo demonstration of the stomach massage exercises on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Knee Stretches Exercise
See a photo demonstration of frog exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Elephant Exercise
See a photo demonstration of the elephant exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Reformer Workout - Leg Circles Exercise
See a photo demonstration of leg circles exercise on the Pilates reformer. This is part of the beginner Pilates reformer workout.

Pilates Exercise for Overweight and Plus-Size People
Can you do Pilates if you are overweight? It builds core strength and supports weight loss. Here's how to fit in at the studio if you are plus size.

Pilates and Exercise for Osteoporosis
In this interview, Rebekah Rotstein discusses how to use Pilates and exercise to increase bone density and gives tips on safe exercise for osteoporosis.

Shoulder Stability Pilates Exercise
This Pilates exercise helps establish shoulder stability by increasing awareness of scapular placement in Pilate exercises.

Pilates for Shoulder Stability - Arm Reach and Pull
This Pilates exercise helps establish shoulder stability. Practice it to increase your awareness of scapular placement during your workouts.

Scapular and Shoulder Stability with Pilates
This Pilates exercise helps establish shoulder stability by increasing awareness of scapular placement in Pilate exercises.

Shoulder Stability in Pilates Exercises
Pilates exercises teach shoulder stability. These pictures show you how to stabilize your shoulders and scapula in exercise.

Pilates Exercises - Shoulder Stability in Pilates Exercises
Pilates exercises teach shoulder stability. These pictures show you how to stabilize your shoulders and scapula for Pilates exercises.

4 Ways to Turn a Bad Pilates Class into Your Best Workout
If you think your Pilates teacher is boring, or when you're ready to walk out of a workout, try these tips to stick through and make the most of it.

What Is the Pilates 'Powerhouse'?
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The Best Pilates Butt Exercises
Learn the best butt exercises Pilates can give you. These moves will firm and lift your butt while also targeting the thighs, abs, and back.

List of Pilates Exercises in Classical Order
Here is a printable list of Pilates mat exercises listed in the classical order as seen in the Joseph Pilates book, Return to Life Through Contrology.

Dormant Butt Syndrome May Be Causing Hip and Knee Pain
A new study suggests that a weak butt may be causing your back, hip, or knee pain. Use these targeted Pilates moves to whip your bottom into shape.

Anatomy of the Spine and Excessive Curvatures -Pilates
Hunchback and swayback are common descriptions of excessive curvatures of the spine called kyphosis and lordosis. See pictures and diagrams and learn how Pilates exercises help balance muscular support for the spine. Page 4.

Pilates and the Spine - Pilates Exercises Support the Spine
Pilates for the spine. Pilates exercises help balance, strengthen, and stretch the back and abdominal muscles that support the spine.

The Four Natural Curves of the Spine
This explanation of the curves of the spine, the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine includes pictures and diagrams of the anatomy of the spine. It will help you understand how Pilates exercise help support the spine and relieve back pain. Page 3.

The Vertebrae of the Spine
This explanation of the human spine and its vertebrae includes pictures and diagrams of the anatomy of the spine. It will help you understand how Pilates exercise help support the spine and relieve back pain.

The Anatomy Of the Spine and Pilates Benefits
Let's look at the vertebrae, the curvatures of the spine, and why Pilates exercises focus on support and flexibility for the spine.

Ways To Overcome Neck Pain In Pilates
Why do some people have neck pain when they do Pilates? Get tips for overcoming neck pain when you do Pilates.

Neck Pain in Pilates - Good Posture and Alignment Help Neck Pain in Pilates
Why do some people have neck pain when they do Pilates? Get tips for overcoming neck pain when you do Pilates. Page 3.

Neck Pain in Pilates - A Strong Back Helps Neck Pain in Pilates
Why do some people have neck pain when they do Pilates? Get tips for overcoming neck pain when you do Pilates. Page 2.

Pilates and Posture - Achieving Good Alignment
Use this primer on Pilates and posture to help you access your core strength, and improve the way you stand and use your body.

Inner Thigh Exercises - Notes on How to Use Inner Thigh Exercises
Inner thigh exercises can help you or be a waste of time. Learn how to use inner thigh exercises effectively. Page 2.

Notes on How to Use Inner Thigh Exercises
Inner thigh exercises can help you or be a waste of time. Learn how to use inner thigh exercises effectively.

What's in your Pilates gym bag? This new workbook should be.
What's in your Pilates gym bag? This new workbook by Christina Gadar will coach you through more than a hundred Pilates exercises with great instruction.

A Workshop of Pilates Exercises for Equestrians
The latest training for equestrians involves Pilates. Here is a photo commentary of the application of Pilates exercises to equestrian training.

Exercises for Horseback Riding - A Workshop of Pilates Exercises for Horse Back Riding
A Pilates for the equestrian workshop teaches how the body position of the rider affects the horse. Learn more about Pilates for the equestrian.

Exercises for Horseback Riding - Head and Shoulder Exercises for Horseback Riding
Learn how the alignment of head and shoulders affects horseback riding and how Pilates exercises can help.

Posture for Horseback Riding - Pilates Posture for Horseback Riding
See how to use Pilates exercises and images to improve horseback riding.

Flat Abs Exercises - the Pilates Roll Up
The roll up is a famous Pilates flat abs exercise. Learn the roll up as part of a flat abdominals workout.

Pilates Flat Abdominals Exercise Series - Double Leg Lowers
One of the benefits of Pilates is that doing the exercises correctly produces not just great core strength, but flat abs. too. Include this series of free Pilates abdominal exercises in your workout routine and find out how to work you lower abdominals, develop core strength, and get the abdominal muscles to flatten out.

Pilates Flat Abdominals Exercise Series - criss cross
One of the benefits of Pilates is that doing the exercises correctly produces not just great core strength, but flat abs. too.. Include this series of free Pilates abdominal exercises in your workout routine and find out how to work you lower abdominals, develop core strength, and get the abdominal muscles to flatten out.

Pilates Flat Abs Exercise Routine - Intro & Warm Up
One of the benefits of Pilates is that doing the exercises correctly can give you flat abs. Include this series of free Pilates abdominal exercises in your workout routine and find out why Pilates offers the best ab exercises and core strength builders.

Flat Abs Exercise - The Pilates Hundred
The hundred is one of our great Pilates flat abs exercises. Learn it and develop core strength and coordination.

Pilates - straight leg stretch - Flat Abs Exercise
Pilates single straight leg stretch is a great flat abs exercise. This exercise is part of out flat abdominals sequence of free exercise instructions.

Pilates Flat Abdominals Exercise Series - counter stretch
One of the benefits of Pilates is that doing the exercises correctly produces not just great core strength, but flat abs, too. Include this series of free Pilates abdominal exercises in your workout routine and find out how to work you lower abdominals, develop core strength, and get the abdominal muscles to flatten out.

Inspiring Quotes From Pilates Founder Joseph Pilates
Here are inspiring quotes about the Pilates method from Joseph Pilates books. This list includes quotes from Joseph Pilates book Return to Life Through Contrology

The Latissimus Dorsi Muscle and Lat Exercises
The latissimus dorsi muscle is the widest muscle on the back though it mostly acts as a shoulder muscle. Learn about lat exercises and how the latissimus move the arms and torso.

A Short Bio of Pilates Instructor Wendy LeBlanc-Arbuckle
Wendy Leblanc-Arbuckle is a renowned Pilates teacher and educator. Wendy has been involved in the holistic health movement for over 40 years.

Are you Missing One of These 5 Pilates Ingredients?
Are you Missing One of These 5 Pilates Ingredients?

Pilates secrets from the past in a Children's Book
A Long Lost Book on Exercise and Pilates Surfaces Again

Before and After Correcting a Pilates Reformer Exercise
Whether you do Pilates Reformer Exercises or use the mat, you can learn a lot from these before and after photos of correcting your exercise form.

Pilates Reformer Exercises - Plank Front Support Exercises on the Pilates Reformer
Whether you do Pilates Reformer Exercises or use other Pilates equipment or the mat, you can learn a lot from these before and after photos of Pilates reformer exercise.

Pilates Reformer Exercises - Plank Front Support Exercises on the Pilates Reformer
Whether you do Pilates Reformer Exercises or use other Pilates equipment or the mat, you can learn a lot from these before and after photos of Pilates reformer exercise.

Pilates Mat Exercise - Rolling Like a Ball
A classic Pilates exercise, Rolling Like a Ball is almost always included in Pilates mat classes. It stimulates the spine and the abdominals.

Pilates Back Exercises - The Saw - A Pilates Back Exercise
Pilates exercises like the saw can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn 10 beginner Pilates exercises that stretch and strengthen the back to help back pain.

Pilates Exercise - Chest Lift - Pilates Exercises to Decrease Back Pain
Pilates exercises can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn beginner Pilates exercises that promote core stability, and stretch and strengthen the back.

Pilates Exercise - Swan Prep- Pilates Exercises to Decrease Back Pain
Pilates exercises can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn beginner Pilates exercises that promote core stability, and stretch and strengthen the back.

Yoga and Pilates Exercises - Child's Pose - Pilates Exercises to Decrease Back Pain
Yoga and Pilates exercises like child's pose can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn beginner Pilates and yoga exercises that stretch and strengthen the back to help back pain.

Pilates Exercises - Arm Leg Reach - Pilates Exercises to Decrease Back Pain
Pilates exercises like arm and leg reach can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn 10 beginner Pilates exercises that stretch and strengthen the back to help back pain.

Pilates and Yoga Exercises - Cat - Cow Back Stretch from Pilates and Yoga Exercises
Pilates and yoga exercises like cat-cow can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn 10 beginner Pilates exercises that stretch and strengthen the back to help back pain.

Swimming - Pilates Exercises to Decrease Back Pain - Swimming
Pilates exercises like swimming can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn 10 beginner Pilates exercises that stretch and strengthen the back to help back pain.

Pilates Exercises to Decrease Back Pain - Spine Stretch Pilates for Back Pain
Pilates exercises like spine stretch can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn 10 beginner Pilates exercises that stretch and strengthen the back to help back pain.

Pelvic Tilt and Pelvic Curl - Pilates Exercises to Decrease Back Pain
Pilates exercises like pelvic tilt can help decrease back pain, including low back pain. Learn beginner Pilates exercises that promote core stability, and stretch and strengthen the back.

9 Pilates Exercises for Back Pain
Pilates exercises can help decrease back pain. Learn these beginner exercises that promote core stability, and stretch and strengthen the back.

Pilates Workout with Exercise Ball and Pilates Ring
Learn a Pilates workout with the exercise ball and Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body, including your abs, inner thighs, and arms.

Pilates Workout: Knee Folds on the Exercise Ball
Learn a Pilates workout with the exercise ball and Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body including your abs, inner thighs, and arms.

Pilates Workout - Use the Exercise Ball, Pilates Ring, and Exercise Band in a Pilates Workout
Learn a Pilates workout with the exercise ball and Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body including your abs, inner thighs, and arms.

Pilates Workout: Roll Up with Pilates Ring - Pilates Workout with Ring and Exercise Ball
Learn a Pilates workout with the exercise ball and Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body including your abs, inner thighs, and arms.

Pilates Workout - Use the Exercise Ball and Pilates Ring in a Pilates Workout
Learn a Pilates workout with the exercise ball and Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body including your abs, inner thighs, and arms.

Pilates Workout - Use the Exercise Ball and Pilates Ring in a Pilates Workout
Learn a Pilates workout with the exercise ball and Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body including your abs, inner thighs, and arms.

Pilates Workout - Use the Pilates Ring for an Arm Toning Pilates Workout
Learn a Pilates workout with the Pilates ring. This workout will tone your whole body, especially your arms.

Using Pilates Exercises for Back Pain Relief
Pilates teaches correct posture, helping people with back pain get relief from the imbalances that cause back pain. Find out more about why Pilates exercises work for back pain.

Top Ways to Learn Pilates
From private instruction to group classes, books, DVDs, and even online instruction there are lots of ways to learn Pilates. Here is an introduction to some popular ways of going about learning Pilates for beginning and continuing students.

Understanding the Pilates Powerhouse Training
Using your powerhouse is a key concept in Pilates training. The powerhouse goes beyond core strength, involving muscles from hip to ribs in exercises.

5 Reasons Why You Can't Get a Flat Stomach
Sometimes abdominal exercises aren't enough to get a flat stomach. Here are four reasons why you might not be able to pull your abs in.

Pilates Machine or Equipment - What They Mean
What is a Pilates machine, and should you use that term? Learn the right terminology for Pilates equipment and apparatus and how they are used.

What Causes Nausea and Dizziness While Exercising?
Dizziness and nausea can happen during moderate exercise such as Pilates. What are the usual culprits and how can you prevent these problems?

Can You Do Pilates Workouts Every Day?
Can you do a Pilates workout every day? What would such a workout look like and how could your Pilates routine safe and effective? Find out how to keep your Pilates workouts interesting and safe every day.

Tips on Making an Exercise Log to Keep Yourself Accountable
Use this free exercise log tips cut to create an exercise journal and help keep yourself accountable to your workouts.

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Effective Pilates Moves for Osteoporosis
Pilates as a non impact resistance training method can be an ideal exercise routine for those with Osteoporosis. Learn the moves that will help.

Does Pilates Make you Faster?
Erica Ruge is one of the world's fastest women. Learn how she uses pilates in her training in this interview.

Hip Extension Basics - Muscles and Exercises
Hip extension is part of everyday movement, but many of us have weak hip extensors -- hamstrings and glutes.These exercises may help build power.

Pilates Industry Insider: A Disturbing Teaching Trend On the Rise
Pilates Industry Insider: A Disturbing Teaching Trend On the Rise

Muscles of the Abdominal Workout - How the Abs Move
Abs are abdominal muscles. Get to know the muscles of an abs workout. Find out what the abdominals do and what makes great 6 pack abs or ripped abs.

Abs - Meet the Abdominals - Muscles that Make Strong Abs - Oblique Muscles
Abs are abdominal muscles. Get to know where the ab muscles are and how they move.

Abs - Meet the Abdominals - Muscles that Make Strong Abs - Obliques
Abs are abdominal muscles. Get to know where the ab muscles are and how they move.

Abs - Meet the Abdominals - Muscles that Make Strong Abs - The Transversus Abdominis
Abs are abdominal muscles. Get to know where the ab muscles are and how they move. Meet the transversus abdominis.

Abs - Abs and Core Muscles
Abs are abdominal muscles. Get to know where the ab muscles are and how they move. Meet the transversus abdominis.

Instructions for Pilates Mat Exercise - Seal
Seal is a fun and challenging pilates mat exercise. Seal is quite an abdominal workout in that it is a rolling exercise that requires a lot of core strength in order to control the movement. This is part of the free pilates exercise series at About.com.

Pilates Mat Exercise - Learn How to Do The Seal
The Seal is a fun and challenging Pilates mat exercise that works the abdominals and mobilizes the spine. Learn how in this step by step.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Side Kick Front and Back
Use the Pilates Side Kick Front and Back to work the back muscles, abdominals, hamstrings, and hip flexors. It is also a balance challenge.

Pilates Mat Exercise - Side Kick Front/Back
Use Pilates Side Kick Front and Back to work the back extensor muscles, the abdominals, the hamstrings, and the hip flexors. Side Kick Front/Back tones the thighs, hips and abdominals. It is also an excellent balance challenge, calling forth the ability to use core muscles to stabilize the move.

Pilates Mat Exercise - Side Kick Front and Back
Use Pilates Side Kick Front and Back to work the back extensor muscles, the abdominals, the hamstrings, and the hip flexors. Side Kick Front/Back tones the thighs, hips and abdominals. It is also an excellent balance challenge, calling forth the ability to use core muscles to stabilize the move.

Double Leg Stretch: Step 2
The Best Pilates Abdominal move to slim and tighten your waist

Double Leg Stretch: Step 1
The best Pilates Abdominal move to slim and tighten your waist

Get Pilates Strong: The Rowing - Step 3
Sculpt Your Shoulders and More with this Pilates Rowing Move

Get Pilates Strong: The Rowing - Step 2
Sculpt Your Shoulders and More with this Pilates Rowing Move

Sculpt Your Shoulders and More with this Pilates Rowing Move
Sculpt Your Shoulders and More with this Pilates Rowing Move

The Pilates Swan will Build your Back Strength and Mobility
The Pilates Swan will Build your Back Strength and Mobility

Pilates Swan Step 1
The Pilates Swan will Make your Spine Strong

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The Pilates Swan will Make your Spine Strong

Pilates Swan Step 3
The Pilates Swan Can Make your Back Healthy and Strong

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Mermaid
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Single Straight Leg Stretch
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. Single Straight Leg really works the endurance of the abdominals, and gives a great stretch to the hamstrings.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Swan
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. Swan stretches the abdominals and hip flexors, even as it strengthens the abdominals, back and shoulders.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Rainbow
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. Rainbow is a Pilates mat exercise that targets the hips and thighs, especially the inner and outer thigh.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Teaser
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. Teaser is a fabulous core strength builder.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Rolling Like a Ball
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. Rolling like a ball stimulates the spine, deeply works the abdominals, and tunes us into the inner flow of movement and breath in the body.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Criss Cross
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. Criss Cross is a popular Pilates mat exercise for targeting the abdominal muscles, especially the obliques.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - Double Leg Lowers
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. Double Straight Leg Lowers works both the upper and lower abdominals.

Intermediate Pilates Exercise Routine - The Hundred
This set of Pilates exercise instructions includes abdominal exercises for core strength, and exercises for the legs, hips, and back as well. The hundred works the abs as it builds strength, stamina and coordination. One of the many free Pilates exercises online at pilates.about.com.

Level 2 Pilates Exercises for Strength and Flexibility
Boost your Pilates mat routine with these moves that includes abdominal exercises for core strength and exercises for the legs, hips, and back.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Tone Thighs, Hips and Abdominals - Free Pilates Exercise Instructions
Inner Thigh Lifts work your legs from your core abdominals. They tone the thighs and abdominals and stretch the hips.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Tone Thighs, Hips and Abdominals - Free Pilates Exercise Instructions
Use Pilates Side Kick Front and Back to work the back extensor muscles, the abdominals, the hamstrings, and the hip flexors. Side Kick Front/Back tones the thighs, hips and abdominals. It is also an excellent balance challenge, calling forth the ability to use core muscles to stabilize the pelvis, and work the legs independently.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Tone Thighs, Hips and Abdominals - Free Pilates Exercise Instructions
Side kick up down is a great Pilates exercise for toning the thighs and hips. It also works the abdominals as they must maintain stability as the leg moves independently. This is part of the free Pilates mat exercise series.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Tone Thighs, Hips and Abdominals - Free Pilates Exercise Instructions
Side leg lifts done as a Pilates exercise works the entire abdominal region. Lifting the legs together keeps the inner thighs and buttocks engaged as the powerhouse pulls in and up, developing core strength and balance.

Pilates Side Kick Exercises (Thigh and Hip Toning)
The Pilates Side Kick exercises strengthen and tone the hips and legs, as well as develop core strength by challenging the abdominals to stabilize the movement.

Workout with the Beanbag - Step Two
Get ready for planks and push ups with the Pilates beanbag to strengthen your wrists and fingers.

How to live longer with a Stand to Sit Exercise
Forget 45 minutes a day. Practice this one move and live a longer life.

Meet the Beanbag
With some simple exercises, you don't have to be afraid of planks or push ups anymore.

Workout for your Wrists and Fingers with The Beanbag
Lean to use the Pilates Beanbag to improve your planks and push ups.

How to live longer with a stand to sit exercise.
One Pilates exercise for a longer life for you and your children.

Stand Up for Pilates At Your Desk
Get up and Move With This Pilates Routine you Can Do at Your Desk. No Props Required.

Desk Edge Push Ups
Get up and Move With This Pilates Routine you Can Do at Your Desk.

Pilates Posture Perfector
Get up and Move With This Pilates Routine you Can Do at Your Desk.

Seated Ab Scooper
Get up and Move With This Pilates Routine you Can Do at Your Desk.

Can Pilates Make your Yoga Better? Exercise #4
Yogis Use Pilates as their Dirty Little Secret

Can Pilates Make your Yoga Better? Exercise #3
Yogis Use Pilates as their Dirty Little Secret

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Yogis Use Pilates as their Dirty Little Secret

Yogis Use Pilates as their Dirty Little Secret
Can pilates make your yoga better? Read about these different pilates exercises that can help improve your yoga practice.

Side Stretch Pilates Exercises
Side stretch is one of the classical Pilates exercises. This exercise makes you work your arms, shoulders, core, and inner thighs.

Pilates Exercises - Side Stretch Pilates Exercises
Side stretch is one of the classical Pilates exercises. This is side bending exercise that makes you work your arms, shoulders, core and inner thighs as well.

Pilates Exercises - Side Stretch Pilates Exercises
Side stretch is one of the classical Pilates exercises. This is side bending exercise that makes you work your arms, shoulders, core and inner thighs as well.

Pilates Equipment - Side Stretch on Reformer, Chair, and Cadillac Pilates Equipment
Side stretch is one of the classical Pilates exercises. This page shows examples of side stretch exercises on Pilates equipment like the reformer, cadillac and chair.

Pilates is the Ideal Workout after a Break Up
Few workouts can help you recover from a bad breakup the way Pilates can. Learn how this resistance training technique can be an ideal romance rehab.

Resistance Band Exercises for an Upper Body Workout
Learn a series of resistance band exercises you can use in an upper body workout that focuses on the biceps, triceps, shoulders, back, and core.

Resistance Band Exercises - Toning the Arms, Shoulders and Chest
External rotation or the arms with the resistance band tones the arms, chest and shoulders.

Resistance Band Exercise for Upper Body - Triceps Press
Use this triceps press with resistance band exercise to tone the backs of your arms as well as your core.

Resistance Band Exercise - Arm Toning with Biceps Curl
Tone your arms and your abs with this resistance band exercise.

Resistance Band Exercise - Rowing for the Upper Body
This rowing exercise for the upper body is a resistance band exercise that tones the arms, back and shoulders. Get free exercise instructions for rowing.

Swimming Pilates Mat Exercise
This swimming pilates mat exercise is perfect for toning the abs, butt, back, and hamstrings. Learn how to do the exercise with modification suggestions.

Pilates Mat Exercise - Swimming Modified
Pilates mat exercise, swimming, is a fun exercise, yet quite a workout. Swimming, like the activity it is named after, works every part of the body. This one is perfect for toning the abs. butt, back and hamstrings. Try Pilates swimming as a great counter exercise to all the front flexion exercises.

Full Body Workout with Body Shaping Pilates Exercises
This full body workout with Pilates exercises is an intermediate routine with lots of body shaping exercises to give the body a longer, leaner look.

Full Body Workout with Body Shaping Pilates Exercises
This full body workout with Pilates exercises is an intermediate routine with lots of body shaping exercises to give the body a longer, leaner look.

5 Pilates Exercises to Strengthen Your Back
Most back injuries are the result of weak muscles. Use these targeted Pilates moves to strengthen and protect your back. target your back

Pilates Stretches to Increase Flexibility
Pilates is known for helping people develop both strength and flexibility. This set of Pilates stretches targets the whole body to increase flexibility.

How to Do the Pilates Chest Lift
Pilates Chest Lift looks a lot like an abdominal crunch, but there are important differences that make this a more effective exercise.

How to Use Lateral Breathing in Pilates Exercises
Lateral breathing can help your Pilates practice and improve your overall well-being. Learn how to do it properly.

Pilates Exercise Mat - Buyers' Guide
Here is a buyers' guide for Pilates exercise mats. Having the right equipment can do wonders for your Pilates experience.

What Should I Wear Under My Workout Clothes?
Are you wondering what to wear under woman's exercise clothes? What about bras, sports bras, and panty lines? Learn more.

Learn the Specific Ways Pilates Can Rev up Your Sex Life.
There's a reason millions of people are doing Pilates and it may not be the reason you think. Find out how Pilates makes your sex life better.

Is There Any Pilates in Your Pilates?
Check your class for these tell-tale signs that you may have gone off the Pilates path.

5 Ways to Get Ready for March MATness
March MATness was spearheaded by Benjamin Degenhardt and is based strongly on Joseph Pilates's vision. Learn how to get ready to participate.

Group Classes vs. Personal Training: Which Is Best?
Are group classes really the best way to budget for exercise? Find out why personal training may be the better investment and give you better results.

Pilates Exercises for Better Sleep
Joseph Pilates shared sleep tips and exercises he believed would lead to deeper sleep and help insomnia. Here is what he taught in his books.

What Makes Pilates Truly Different?
What's the secret to this Pilates stuff anyway? Learn what it is that makes Pilates such a great and special workout for the body and the mind.

A Pilates Professional's Personal Body Experience
Pilates bodies are not always what you think. Read this story from an instructor with curves about her experience with Pilates.

The 7 Minute Pilates Workout for Total Fitness
This efficient Pilates routine is meant to build full body conditioning. Once you can do the full circuit, add additional circuits for more of a challenge.

Know the Do's and Dont's of Every Pilates Class
Following these 8 simple etiquette rules will help you not look like a newbie in your first Pilates class.

The Pilates Hot Potato for Great Legs
This Pilates side kick move will strengthen and sculpt your inner and outer thighs. Learn how to do this move with this step-by-step guide.

Hot Potato: Step 1
The Pilates Side Kick Hot Potato for Hot Legs

Hot Potato: Step 2
The Pilates Side Kick Hot Potato for Hot Legs

Hot Potato: Step 3
The Pilates Side Kick Hot Potato for Hot Legs

Hot Potato: Next Steps
The Pilates Side Kick

Principles of the Pilates Method of Exercise
The Pilates exercise method is famous for developing strength, flexibility and coordination and flat abs. Explore this popular exercise program.

Pilates for a Great Total Body and Mind Workout
Can one type of exercise really do it all? Learn why pilates is a great total body workout and will make you better at everything.

Pilates Mat Exercise-Pelvic Curl
This exercise if often used in Pilates classes as a gentle warm-up for the spine and abdominal muscles. Pelvic curl also works the lower body and helps coordinate breath and movement.

How a Mirror Can Immediately Improve Your Pilates
Is your most effective personal trainer yourself? Use this secret weapon, a mirror, to improve your Pilates practice.

Stott Pilates Power Paced Fitness Circle DVD Review
Switch up your workout with the Stott Pilates Fitness Circle Pro. This Power Paced Fitness Circle DVD review includes the benefits of exercise rings.

Tips for Doing Pilates Rolling Exercises
Rolling exercises are part of the classic Pilates exercise repertoire. Review these tips to get the most out of rolling exercises and do them safely.

Beckons Organic Cotton Wisdom Workout Pant - Review
The Wisdom Fold Over Pant from Beckons is made of organic cotton in the USA. A review of this unusually comfortable workout pant for Pilates or yoga.

Rehab a Torn Meniscus with Pilates Mat Work
Coming back from a Torn Meniscus with the Pilates Mat Work

3 Pilates Exercises that Can Help During Your Period
If the last thing you want to do during your period is work out, try these pilates moves that can help ease your period symptoms and help you feel better.

Pilates is The Best Anti-Aging Workout
Pilates has many physical benefits, but did you know one of those benefits is that a pilates workout can be anti-aging? Learn more.

How to Use Pilates in Cross Training
Pilates works well as part of a cross training program. Find out how to combine Pilates, cardio, and other exercises in cross training.

How Pilates Exercises Can Help Relieve Sciatica
Learn about how to exercise for sciatic nerve pain relief. Brent Anderson from Polestar Pilates discusses sciatica, causes, what to do and not do.

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Hip Flexors vs Ab Muscles - How to Balance Them
Your hip flexors might be taking over your abdominal exercises. Learn to use Pilates to properly balance abs with hip flexors for good body mechanics.

My Spinal Fusion: A Pilates Teacher's Story
This Pilates Instructor had a Spinal Fusion. Twice. Read her story about how Pilates helped keep her spine healthier, longer and helped with recovery.

PilatesStick Home Workout Equipment Review
Read a review of the PilatesStick, a discontinued piece of home workout Pilates equipment and instructional video, endorsed by Winsor Pilates.

How to do Knee Folds Pilates Mat Exercise
Knee folds is a Pilates fundamental exercise. It teaches pelvic stability and efficient movement principles. This is one of the Pilates exercises that is often used to help relieve back pain.

Pilates Exercise C Curve Scoop Abdominals Instructions
The C curve is an essential part of any Pilates workout to get your abdominals working effectively for many Pilates exercises. This short

Pilates with Exercise Balls or Yoga
What is fusion Pilates, and when does it cease to be Pilates and more of something else? Follow these tips to help judge fusion Pilates for yourself.

Pilates Imprinting Warmup Exercise
Imprinting is a basic Pilates exercise for deeply relaxing and centering. It is great for stress reduction, and to center yourself before a workout.

Criss Cross Pilates Mat Exercise Instructions
Criss cross is a popular Pilates mat exercise for targeting the abdominal muscles, especially the obliques that support posture and define your waist.

Pilates Mat Exercise - Criss Cross - Free Pilates Exercises
Criss Cross is a popular Pilates mat exercise for targeting the abdominal muscles, especially the obliques. Working the obliques supports posture, the ability to flex and rotate the torso, and trims the waist!

Pilates Yoga Exercises - Legs Up the Wall
Legs up the wall, or viparita karani, is a wonderful Pilates and yoga relaxation exercise. It helps swollen legs and tired feet and relieves stress.​

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Preparing for A Pilates Instructor Certification Course
Are you ready to become a Pilates teacher? These questions will help you decide if Pilates instructor training is a good fit for you.

How Pilates Posture Helps Increase Height
Many people want to increase their height. Pilates is famous for producing a long, lean look and good posture helps people appear to be taller.

Pelvic Alignment in Exercise - Tucked vs Neutral Pelvic Alignment in Exercise
Learn about the importance of pelvic alignment in exercise. These examples from Pilates show the difference between a tucked and neutral pelvic alignment, and why you want to avoid a tucked pelvis.

Tucked vs Neutral Pelvic Alignment in Exercise
Learn about the importance of pelvic alignment in exercise. These examples from Pilates show the difference between a tucked and neutral pelvic alignment, and why you want to avoid a very tucked pelvis.

Pelvic Alignment in Exercise - Tucked vs Neutral Pelvic Alignment in Exercise
Learn about the importance of pelvic alignment in exercise. These examples from Pilates show the difference between a tucked and neutral pelvic alignment, and why you want to avoid a tucked pelvis.

What Having Tight Psoas Muscles Actually Mean
Learn about the unique nature of the psoas muscle as well as how to best work with tight psoas muscles through movement and, most importantly, release.

5 Pilates Mat Exercises You Can Do in Bed
Many Pilates exercises can be adapted for those who want or need to exercise in bed. Here Pilates instructor Siri Galliano teaches 5 Pilates exercises that can be done in bed.

Plank Pose in Pilates
Plank is a popular exercise in both Pilates and yoga. While plank really targets the abdominal muscles and shoulder stability, you will find that plank is an excellent way to get a full-body workout.

Pilates Exercises - Learn the Right Way to Do a Plank
The Plank exercise is Plank is a popular exercise in both Pilates and yoga. While plank really targets the abdominal muscles and shoulder stability, you will find that plank is an excellent way to get a full-body workout.

Pilates Plank Pose Preparation
Plank is a popular exercise in both Pilates and yoga. While Plank really targets the abdominal muscles and shoulder stability, you will find that plank is an excellent way to get a full-body workout.

How to Choose Pilates and Yoga Pants
Find the best Pilates and yoga pants for your style, body type and budget.

Best Pilates Inner Thigh Exercises
Pilates exercises tone the inner thighs. Learn to use Pilates exercises, exercise balls, and magic circles to tone the inner thighs.

Pilates Mat Exercises - Single Leg Stretch Modified
Single Leg Stretch is one of the best Pilates Mat Exercises for working the abdominals. It is an especially good exercise for the lower abdominals. If flat abs. is one of your goals, this exercise is for you. It is important to keep good form in this exercise. Here are some ways to modify the exercise to maximize a good abdominal workout.

Single Leg Stretch Pilates Mat Exercise
Single leg stretch is one of the best Pilates mat exercises for working the lower abdominals and developing flat abs. Here are instructions.

How to Use a Foam Roller for Pilates, Stretching and Massage
Foam body rollers are used for stretch and strength exercises in Pilates, as well as for massage and relaxation. Find out how to use and buy rollers.

Challenge Your Core with 3 Pilates Plank Variations
Use these three variations of the popular plank exercise as seen in Pilates and yoga. You will learn plain, dolphin arm, and side plank positions.

Dolphin Arm Plank Exercise - Learn Dolphin Arm Plank Exercise
Dolphin arm plank is a variation of plank taken from yoga. It is an excellent ab toning exercise.

Side Plank Exercise - Learn the Side Plank Exercise
Side plank, as we do it in Pilates, is a more challenging exercise than regular or dolphin arm plank. It is a less stable position requiring more shoulder and arm strength. Get exercise instructions for side plank.

Side Plank Exercise Instructions
Side plank, as we do it in Pilates, is a more challenging exercise than regular or dolphin arm plank. It is a less stable position requiring more shoulder and arm strength. Get exercise instructions for side plank.

3 Pilates Moves to Become More Active
Research says get out of your chair to better your health. Do these 3 Pilates moves to add to your routine to become less sedentary, and have better health.

An Interview with Pilates Instructor Rachel Segel
Get an in-depth look at Pilates in this compelling interview with Pilates Instructor, Rachel Segel, of The Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado.

Is Pilates Good Exercise for Seniors?
Promoting strength, balance and flexibility, Pilates can be a safe, enjoyable method of exercise for seniors.

The Pilates Spread Eagle is Good for your Back
Make Your Back Feel Better With this Daily Pilates Move

Could You Start a New Career as a Pilates Teacher?
Signs you could have a career as a Pilates teacher.

What to Look for in a Fitness Blog and 3 Pilates Blogs To Follow
What to Look for in a Fitness Blog and 3 Pilates Blogs To Follow

Radical Mastectomy patient Eve Gentry recovers with Pilates
A remarkable Breast Cancer recovery story with Pilates.

6 Questions to Evaluate Your Pilates Training Workouts
Be sure that you are getting all you should from your Pilates training. Here are 6 questions about your workouts that will help you evaluate them.

Ron Fletcher and his Style of Pilates
The director of Fletcher Pilates, Kyria Sabin, explores the work of Ron Fletcher, his influences and how he developed his own style of exercise.

What to Know Before You Buy a Pilates Magic Circle
Pilates magic circles, also known as exercise rings or fitness circles, are small pieces of Pilates exercise equipment. Here's what you need to know.

How to Buy Pilates Gear for Your Home
This guide to Pilates home equipment will give you a good sense of what is available as well as the ins and outs of buying Pilates equipment.

Exercise Repetitions in the Pilates Method
Find out why the Pilates method does fewer exercise repetitions but still builds strength. How can you work your muscles with only three to six reps?

Buying Exercise Bands for Pilates
Exercise bands, also known as resistance bands, stretch bands, workout bands or flex bands, provide adjustable resistance training for stretch and strength. They are used in Pilates and other fitness routines.

Mari Winsor Made Pilates a Household Name.
Winsor Pilates is one of the most recognizable names in Pilates exercise. Developed by Pilates instructor Mari Winsor, Winsor Pilates is known for its weight loss, body sculpting, and abdominal workouts.

Hand Weights - How to Use Hand Weights in a Pilates Workout
Hand weights can add variety and extra arm toning to exercises. Find out how to use hand weights in a Pilates workout.

Fat Burning Workouts and Pilates
Find out how to create a fat burning workout with a combination of cardio and Pilates exercise. This article includes a sample fat burning workout program.

Preparation for the Pilates 100 from a Master Instructor
Can you do the Pilates 100? Learn from a protege of Pilates elder Kathy Grant to prepare for the Pilates 100 using this

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