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Why Men Should Consider Pilates

Posted in Pilates on Jan 12, 2016.

Why Men Should Consider Pilates   Real Men Do Pilates Many men consider Pilates to be a form of exercise designed for rehabilitating the injured or for women and dancers wanting to improve their posture. The truth is that Pilates is so much more. Consider the typical training patterns of men trying to lose weight, build muscle or who are just training to increase their fitness. By focusing on the major muscle groups in...

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Pilates and its Effect on the Abdominal Muscles

Posted in Pilates on Jan 11, 2016.

Pilates and its Effect on the Abdominal Muscles   We came across a great little study completed by the Physical Education Department, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain – “Marked Effects of Pilates on the Abdominal Muscles“. The conclusion of the study was that ” Pilates practice twice a week for 9 months elicits hypertrophy of the abdominal wall muscles, particularly of the RA, and...

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What is Pilates?

Posted in Pilates on Mar 24, 2015.

PILATES IN VICTORIA BC With an emphasis on core conditioning, breathing and body awareness, Pilates exercises are a safe and highly effective way to stretch, strengthen and streamline your body without building bulk or stressing your joints. Performed on a mat or on specialised equipment, Pilates is a fitness regime for life. Pilates Classes are the perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, sport, rehab and life.  Pilates will leave you looking...

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