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Should I Do Pilates at Home or Join a Class?

Pilates is one of those training methods that can be done in the comfort of your own home or you could join a class and enjoy the camaraderie that comes with a group session.

It all depends on your personal preferences and personality. Some people are shy and feel intimidated in a group setting. For such folks, learning Pilates at home by watching a video will still be beneficial and should suffice. Of course, it will be important to get a video where the instructor is a certified professional. Read more

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Can I Do Pilates If I’ve Barely Exercised In Years?

Pilates is a style of training that was created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s as a form of rehabilitation. It was perfect for injured soldiers, people suffering from arthritis, aches, and pains, etc. Pilates became so popular that it took the world by storm and even till today you can find Pilates classes being conducted in most of the commercial gyms.

The entire concept of Pilates revolves around helping bedridden people get strong and healthy enough to move about freely and without pain. That makes Pilates one of the best forms of exercise for people who have led sedentary lives for years. Read more

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How to Choose a Reputable Pilates Center

Deciding to join a Pilates center is an excellent decision. Regular Pilates sessions will not only strengthen your body and make you more flexible but it will improve your health and keep you balanced. There are many Pilates centers sprouting up all over the place because of the popularity of this training method.

However, all Pilates centers are not created equal. Some are much better than others. This article will show you how to separate the wheat from the chaff. There are a few things that you must be aware of and take into consideration when choosing a Pilates center. Read more

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Which is Better for My Body…Pilates or Yoga?

Thousands of beginners ask themselves this question when they decide to take their health and fitness seriously. It’s tough to make a decision because many commercial gyms offer both, Pilates and yoga classes. Oftentimes, these classes are very popular. So which is better?

The answer is… neither is better than the other. You need to choose one that is better FOR YOU. That’s what really matters. Comparing the two is akin to comparing karate and kung fu… neither is better and there are people who are experts at each art… and there are those who are beginners at each.

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