Featured Pilates Workouts
It could be you've heard about Pilates and want to learn more, or you're interested in getting a sense of what the exercises are like before adding Pilates to your regular fitness routine. These simple workouts are accessible to almost anyone and are a great introduction to the method. At the end, you'll feel invigorated!
• The Exercises •
In Pilates, correct form starts with proper breathing. In this exercise you'll integrate a movement into your breathing practice in a way that is as simple as it is natural — lifting your arms will facilitate fully inflating your lungs.
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Level: Advanced Beginner
An elegant exercise intended to lengthen and strengthen the muscles that help to form your waistline. In everyday life, the "lateral obliques" are seldom worked. So stretch away and wake up these under-used muscles!
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See also these complete articles with workouts online:
"Do You Believe in Magic? — Magic Circle Workouts by Jillian Hessel."
"Foot Fitness — Build a better body from the ground up by nurturing — not neglecting — your feet."
"Pilates Abs — No Machine Required"
"The Other Mat — Six Great Exercises for Your Yoga Routine"
"Personal Coach — Ten Classic Pilates Mat Routines"
- "Give Yourself a Natural Tummy Tuck — with Pilates"