Pilates

Pilates

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This easy-to-follow book contains exercises that enable you to combat stress and get fit by making Pilates part of your daily life. Over 100 photographs help to make the exercises described clear and achievable. Working through Pilates from start to finish, you and your family can experience the benefits of this increasingly popular way to achieve health in both body and mind.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 287 pages
  • 203 x 234mm
  • DAVID & CHARLES
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • 100 illustrations, 2-colour illustrations throughout
  • 0715323202
  • 9780715323205

Table of contents

Introduction; The powerful benefits; Joseph Pilates and his proteges: a short history; The fundamentals; Choosing your training location and instructor; Doing your pilates homework; Pilates equipment; Introduction to the fundamental skills; Fundamental skills mini-exercises; Exercises; The Pilates hundred; The roll-up; The single leg circle; Rolling like a ball; The single leg stretch; The double leg stretch; The spine stretch; The saw; The swan; The side kick I and II; The seal; The role of Pilates in rehabilitation; Pursuing a career in Pilates; Indexshow more