Author: Phitosophy

29 Feb 24 Benefits of Pilates for men

Discover The Benefits of Pilates for Men

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Pilates suffers from a big misconception: it’s pegged as a workout just for women. But here’s the deal – Pilates is all about strengthening and toning without bulking up, breaking the stereotype of the “gym

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04 Sep 23 4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

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Professional and amateur athletes constantly seek innovative ways to enhance performance and maintain peak condition. Pilates has gained popularity among athletes, with pros ranging from Ronaldo to Andy Murray incorporating routines into their training. If

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26 Dec 22 Woman on reformer Pilates machine practicing mindful breathing with her trainer.

Mindful Breathing in Pilates

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Learn more about why mindful breathing is crucial to Pilates, the benefits of mastering your breathing technique, and how to correctly breathe while exercising.

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12 Jul 22 Women doing Pilates for physical therapy.

What Role Can Pilates Play in Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy?

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Health and exercise enthusiasts have long been turning to pilates for a fun, whole-body workout that benefits both the brain and the body.

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04 Jan 22 Difference Between Beginner and Intermediate Pilates?

Difference Between Beginner and Intermediate Pilates?

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The level of pilates class you sign up for shouldn’t correspond to how often you work out or how athletic you are.

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21 Jul 21 Elder women doing beginner Reformer Pilates

Exploring the Benefits of Pilates for Seniors

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Physical activity is beneficial for people of all ages. Even moderate exercise several times per week can improve heart health and help maintain strength in your bones and muscles.

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19 May 21

6 Best Warm Up Exercises Before Pilates Class

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Pilates is an exercise regimen that will test your body’s ability to resist pressure. Going into Pilates entirely unprepared, therefore, would be counterintuitive.

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28 Mar 21 Types of Pilates Machines

Types of Pilates Machines

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Pilates machines are pieces of exercise equipment designed by Joseph Pilates specifically to be used with the Pilates Method.

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22 Feb 21 Muscle fibers activating during Pilates workout

How Pilates Muscle Fiber Contractions Work

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Pilates involves all three types of muscle contraction: concentric, isometric, and eccentric. Compared to other types of exercise, however, Pilates places greater emphasis on eccentric muscle contraction.

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17 Nov 20 Sign with words "Inhale / Exhale" at Pilates studio

Pilates Deep Breathing Exercises for Anxiety

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Considering how incredibly vital proper breathing is to good health, we pay surprisingly little attention to the way we breathe. Ancient cultures, however, fully understood the importance of deep nasal breathing, and modern health and wellness techniques are starting to catch up.

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Benefits of Pilates for men

Discover The Benefits of Pilates for Men

Pilates suffers from a big misconception: it’s pegged as a workout just for women. But here’s the deal – Pilates is all about strengthening and toning without bulking up, breaking the stereotype of the “gym

Read More
4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

Professional and amateur athletes constantly seek innovative ways to enhance performance and maintain peak condition. Pilates has gained popularity among athletes, with pros ranging from Ronaldo to Andy Murray incorporating routines into their training. If

Read More
Woman on reformer Pilates machine practicing mindful breathing with her trainer.

Mindful Breathing in Pilates

Learn more about why mindful breathing is crucial to Pilates, the benefits of mastering your breathing technique, and how to correctly breathe while exercising.

Read More