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July 11 2024

Why You Should Add The Pilates Reformer To Your Cross-training?

What many people don’t know is that incorporating Pilates reformer sessions into a cross-training routine can enhance performance in other sports and activities. You may picture a relaxed session of various poses on a mat. But Pilates has so much more to offer, especially when you leverage a reformer Cadillac. We’re covering everything you need […]

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July 11 2024

Does Pilates Change Your Body?

You may have seen several models taking to their Instagram feeds, claiming that using a Pilates reformer helps keep their body in shape. With the likes of Kylie Jenner and Hailee Bieber touting their effectiveness, let’s have a look at how the reformer can help. Pilates is all about enhancing body strength and control. In […]

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July 11 2024

Best Pilates Reformers for Home Workouts

If you’ve realised just how great Reformer Pilates is for your mind and body, you might have considered how you can do it at home. While the right Reformer Pilates class can be great, nothing beats the ease of being able to complete a good workout in the comfort of your own home — and […]

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July 11 2024

Pilates Equipment Buying Guide

Many people associate Pilates with mat work. However, Pilates has so much more to offer than that. In its easiest form, Joseph Pilates founded this exercise by merging woodwork apparatus with a routine of movements designed to rehabilitate injured dancers. Known as the Pilates reformer bed, it can look a little daunting to the uninitiated, […]

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July 11 2024

Should You Switch the Mat for the Pilates Reformer?

Reformer classes are proving there’s more to Pilates than a mat workout. You may prefer the minimal workout that the mat has to offer. However, the reformer has a lot more to give when it comes to resistance training and body toning. There are merits to practising with both, and some users may prefer one […]

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July 11 2024

Is Pilates Good for Arthritis?

When it comes to Pilates as a treatment for arthritis, here’s what the experts say… If you enjoy leading an active lifestyle, we believe that arthritis shouldn’t get in the way. However, you will want to know which activities are most suitable or even beneficial if you have arthritis. With around 10 million people living […]

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July 11 2024

The Evolution of Pilates: Classical vs. Contemporary

Did you know that Pilates was originally developed to rehabilitate injured soldiers and dancers? It also used to be called ‘Contrology’. Founded by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s, the earliest form of Pilates used apparatus and a fluid sequence of movements to improve and restore mobility after minor musculoskeletal injuries. Pilates exercises continue to […]

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July 11 2024

Articulating the Spine in Pilates

The Pilates method aims to develop both stability and mobility in the spine, so that movement can take place in a free and unrestricted fashion. To achieve this overarching goal, each vertebra must be able to articulate freely with adjacent vertebra, allowing just the right amount and type of movement to take place. At an […]

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July 11 2024

The Pilates Workout That Celebrities Rave About

Jennifer Aniston does it, Margot Robbie swears by it, and Cristiano Ronaldo even incorporates it into his intense workout routine. If you’re wondering what we’re talking about, wonder no more — celebrities are mad about reformer Pilates, and with good reason. Why Do So Many Celebrities Do Pilates? Pilates is focussed on alignment and symmetry, […]

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July 11 2024

Should I Do Pilates in the Morning or at Night?

They say the early bird catches the worm. But, is that true for Pilates? Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, we’re looking at the optimum time to do Pilates to reap the most benefits for your body. Doing Pilates in the Morning Choosing to do Pilates in the morning can have a […]

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