pilates exercises

Is Pilates A Good Workout? – Pilates Fitness Article

Is Pilates A Good Workout? Home | Blog | Is Pilates A Good Workout? Is Pilates a Good Workout?  This is a question asked by someone who has never done a Pilates workout! But the answer might surprise you, because there are several factors to consider – and really who is the best person to decide what qualifies as a “good” workout? What do you consider a good workout?  Is it one that gets you breathing harder or elevates your…

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Improve your flexibility with pilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Improve your flexibility with pilates With the number of jobs now requiring a substantial amount of computer work, it’s no wonder that so many of us end up feeling ‘chair shaped’ at the end of a working day. Pilates is a great way to improve the flexibility of your muscles and the mobility of your joints. Regular practice not only relieves aches and pains but will make every movement feel easier from putting on your socks in the morning to…

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Perfect your plank – Pilatesfit Cambridge – Pilates Fitness Article

Perfect your plank – Pilatesfit Cambridge Plank exercises are a great way to work on your core and glutes and many people love doing them because you can feel these muscles working very hard, very quickly. However, it’s easy to do a plank incorrectly which can cause an injury and at the very least means you won’t get the maximum benefit. Issues with technique range from the way you enter and exit the plank position to where you place your…

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Getting On The Ball With Pilates – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Getting On The Ball With Pilates This month, Physio and Pilates Instructor, Kim, has chosen her top 5 Pilates exercises you can do with an exercise ball. We will often bring the ball into our Pilates classes. It adds another dimension and an extra challenge with it’s natural instability. You can pick one up online or in shops such as TK Max, Argos or Sports Direct (just make sure it’s an anti-burst one!). #1 Scissors in Sitting Sit up tall…

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