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  • Fitness Habits to Establish in Your 20s
  • Teaching Lessons
  • Feeling Compressed?
  • A Fine Balance
  • Mommy-and-Me Pilates

Fitness Habits to Establish in Your 20s


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Teaching Lessons

I have been teaching Pilates for a long, long time—since 1975, in fact. I have seen what works, and what doesn’t. There are a few things that maturity and “being around the block” can afford you. It may not hide the wrinkles and gray hair (only a good doctor and hairdresser can do that), but it does afford us the opportunity to see trends come and go, witness so-called fitness gurus in their 15 minutes of fame and learn not to sweat the small stuff. Heck, even the big stuff passes on to something more beautiful and long lasting.

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Feeling Compressed?


Pilates is all about lift, which turns out to be one of the most important tools in combating day-to-day compression, and maintaining good posture. Whether you spend your day slouched over a desk, running around the house, carrying babies, or just find yourself toting a heavy bag about town, your resilient joints and spine are being compressed. Our joints were created to withstand impact, but over time even our naturally durable design can be affected. Age, extra weight and inactivity all contribute to spinal compression and can result in loss of height, poor posture and even contribute to the thickening your waistline (read muffin top). Compression can also putting pressure on internal organs, which can affect your overall health and energy levels.

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A Fine Balance


Ken Endelman has always been fascinated with making things work better, qualities that led him to build Balanced Body® into one of the world’s biggest Pilates education and equipment companies. by Anne Marie O’Connor Pilates Style: Where did you grow up?  Ken Endelman: I grew up in Los Angeles, in the San Fernando Valley. I […]

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Mommy-and-Me Pilates


Get your body back while bonding with your baby in this energizing barre-inspired workout, designed to induce calorie burn—and the giggles. By Andrea Rogers • Modeled with Baby Laine They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Well, nothing could be more true with how Xtend Barre Babies on Board came to be. As […]

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Pinpoint Pilates


Small tweaks to your position can target weak or tight muscles, says industry leader Brooke Siler. Her tips and tricks in this Reformer workout will make all the difference in yours—and sculpt killer abs, thighs and glutes while you’re at it. by Brooke Siler One of the wonderful things about Pilates is that, when done […]

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Win a Pilates Franchise


Calling all aspiring studio owners! Win a Club Pilates franchise, all expenses paid, by entering this exciting giveaway. Have you always dreamed of being a studio owner, but didn’t have the resources or know-how to pull it off? Now you can: The Club Pilates Studio Giveaway will award a complete franchise package to a lucky […]

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