Pilates Mat vs. Reformer: What Are the Differences and Which Is Better?
Mat Pilates uses body weight, while the reformer adds resistance. Both build strength and increase flexibility, and both can be part of a well-rounded Pilates practice.
Running + Pilates: A Match Made in Fitness Heaven
Pilates is the perfect form of mind-body movement that can help runners build a rock-solid core from the inside-out. Boost running performance and reduce your likelihood of injuries with these eight expert-approved Pilates moves.
19 Ab-Sculpting Pilates Moves You Can Do At Home
With Pilates-style fitness methods popping up all over, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Pilates was developed by German physical-fitness specialist Joseph Pilates in the 1920s. In its early years Pilates was used by World War I soldiers and dancers as a way to rehabilitate from injuries.
Got Knee, Back or Neck Pain? Here's How Pilates Can Help
Pain can make a sunny day seem like a dark and stormy one. But Pilates focuses on all the little, intricate muscles as well as the larger ones, which helps to support joints and alleiviate pain.
Kate Hudson Has Been Doing Pilates for 20 Years, And It Shows
Kate Hudson basically confirms she is the unofficial spokesperson for Pilates, showing off her enviable abs in a workout video on Instagram.
What Is the Difference Between Pilates & Stott Pilates?
The Pilates method of exercise was developed in Germany in the early 20th century. There has been almost 100 years of research since the original technique was created, but Pilates purists believe that it should still be taught without variation or modification. Others, such as Moira Stott disagree.
What Are the Benefits of Pilates Reformer Exercise?
The Pilates reformer is a versatile piece of equipment that improves core strength and body awareness.