Pilates using the CORE Band
Today, a group lesson in the Pilates system is very different from the same class several years ago, because a lot of new equipment has appeared - rings, balls, rubber…

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One meeting - two different experiences
Willow Mazzoleni: If someone tried to explain to me what I should expect from my first meeting with Mary Bowen, I would never have believed it. So it is, and…

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New Pilates at 70
Every year, the approach to Pilates changes for those who follow the system. The work of young people is very different from the work of a mature person, and that…

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training program

Functional training: essence and features

Functional training in the gym is very popular and is widely used in fitness. Training includes work that requires continuous movement.

Performing such exercises, the athlete trains every muscle that he uses daily. Classes in gyms are aimed at loading specific muscle groups. Functional training makes it possible to work and actively develop all the muscles of the human body.

Movements during training vary in level of intensity and complexity, it depends on the purpose of the lesson. Athletes who use such training show great ability to quickly learn new skills, compared to others. Continue reading

Pilates exercises – is the alignment of the whole body

The basis of this principle is the optimal distribution of loads on the musculoskeletal system (OA) under the influence of gravity. With the optimal position of the ODE, the joints and bones will experience less static-dynamic load, which helps to achieve maximum results in using the physical potential of the body.

Simply put, our body is created brilliantly. It is able to function for many decades with minimal wear, provided that it is used correctly. All our joints are congruent, that is, the shapes of the surfaces coincide. Between them there is a special lubricant. All this allows the joints to not wear out when working. But, very few people adhere to this principle. We see adolescents on the streets with their pants down and their shoulders stooped, and from that moment on, their congruency is already broken and wear begins, at 40 they are already patients of the clinics. Or, as a result of an injury, for a long time you were limping Continue reading

Pilates exercises – principles

The coordination of breathing with movement is one of the principles of the oldest systems of physical exercises, such as yoga, tai chi, wu-shu, qi-gun. Pilates takes this principle for himself as fundamental, with a slight amendment, that breathing should be rib. Currently, there is a scientific justification for this: the joint work of the abdominal and pelvic diaphragms ensures the correct position of organs, the elasticity of the chest allows you to organize the work of the abdominal muscles correctly. It is immediately necessary to clarify that in life we ​​breathe in a mixed way (stomach, ribs, collarbones) and, depending on the situation, we switch to this or that way of breathing. It is important that this mechanism works instantly. Continue reading

Pilates and Posture
Posture is the internal balance of all body systems, expressed in the structure of the human body. We come to this light soft, elastic, very sensitive and responsive to any…

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Exercises for abdominal muscles
Keeping the position described above, feel the muscles of the pelvic floor. Inhale, relax the lower abdomen, exhale pull the lower abdomen to the spine, as if fastening tight jeans.…

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PILATES VS AND POWER TRAINING
CAN PILATES LESSONS REPLACE COMPLETE POWER TRAINING? No - if your goal: - the podium of the championship in bodybuilding and fitness or other similar competitions; - significant muscle volume,…

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Fitness club classes
To achieve good and stable results, it is recommended to perform exercises regularly, at least once or twice a week. It is difficult to expect a quick disposal of extra…

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