About PilatesHealth Have You Wondered if Pilates Is More Than an Ab Workout?

Have You Wondered if Pilates Is More Than an Ab Workout?

According to a recent survey, Pilates continues to be a popular fitness activity in the United States: 9.5 million people participated in Pilates in 2017 (Lock, 2019). Since its humble beginnings in Joseph Pilates’s exercise studio in New York in the 1920s, Pilates has now multiplied into numerous modified workouts offered in various fitness venues…

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Fitness & Sports Pilates Exercises That Prep Your Body for Skiing and Snowboarding

Pilates Exercises That Prep Your Body for Skiing and Snowboarding

Transverse Lunge Targets: Transverse abdominals, glutes, quads, and hamstrings Start in a low lunge with right leg forward and left leg back. Place fingertips on the floor, draw navel in, and lift abdomen off of right quad so you can feel abdominals contract. Maintain this contraction while lightly tapping the toes of left (back) foot…

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