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Has Pilates got proven benefits to?

Has Pilates got proven benefits to?

How much proof neede: How much proof do you need? How strong must evidence be? Check out http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/the-benefits-of-pilates for one perspective. IMHO, it's more important to get moving & keep moving rather than to worry about specific movement. In other words, find activities that you like and do them. ...Read more

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How should someone pursuade someone to do pilates?

Encourage: You might encourage someone to do pilates by letting them know about the health benefits. ...Read more

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What is a good way to start getting into kickboxing and pilates?

Stretch: Stretching is amazingly underrated- take a long time(20minutes minimum)- to stretch all muscles- use your own resistance and door jams, stools etc you will avoid injury and before u know it your range of motion and activities will greatly improve! also, stretch after for a good 10 minutes as well! without stretching you will hurt yourself. ...Read more

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I'm 5'6-5'8 and 123-126 lbs. what is average time to lose 10lbs from taking 1hr Pilates almost everyday?

I'm 5'6-5'8 and 123-126 lbs. what is average time to lose 10lbs from taking 1hr Pilates almost everyday?

Weight Loss: Hello On average you need to burn 3,500 calories to lose 1 lb of fat. Based on the information you have provided you are at the low end for average weight for your height, gender, and age group. Idea weight 123-154. I would recommend discussing your planned weight loss with your doctor and/or nutritionist. ...Read more

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Is Pilates good for osteoporosis?

Is Pilates good for osteoporosis?

Yes, it can be: Weight bearing exercise helps bone building by causing remodeling of bone and by stimulating the bone building cells to lay down new bone. To the extent that pilates is weight bearing, it will help maintain bone health. ...Read more

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Is Pilates helpful for weight management?

Is Pilates helpful for weight management?

Absolutely!!: Pilates has advantages by increasing core strength, stretching, raising heart rate, not being as hard on joints as running for some, is calming, builds lean muscle and can be enjoyable! i call that one of the ultimate exercises! ...Read more

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Will the malibu Pilates chair really work?

Will the malibu Pilates chair really work?

Brand: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is Pilates exercise good for back problems?

Is Pilates exercise good for back problems?

Back issue: Any exercise program which is consistent, emphasizes core strenghening and stretching is valuable for healing most situations which involve the back. One key aspect Is to start slowly and increase incrementally If one stops for awhile then you adjust accordingly by decreasing time and intensity of your program . ...Read more

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