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  1. Introduction to the Use and Benefits of the Pilates Reformer

    Introduction to the Use and Benefits of the Pilates Reformer

    The Pilates Reformers are lined up in Pilates studios all over the world and are probably the most famous piece of Pilates equipment. Reformer classes are u

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  2. How to Set Up Your Home Pilates Workout Space

    How to Set Up Your Home Pilates Workout Space

     

    It's not necessary to have a lot of room to do home Pilates workouts, all that is really needed is a clear space on the floor big enough to put

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  3. Why You Need to Stretch

    Why You Need to Stretch

    The art of stretching, we all know that we should stretch before and after a workout but many people do it as a cursory thing and some may not do it at all.

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  4. Understanding Plyometrics & Plyometric Workouts

    Understanding Plyometrics & Plyometric Workouts

    Found in varying degrees of the majority of all athletic movements, speed and strength are essential components of fitness. The combination of speed and str

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  5. Foam Rollers - Are They Worth Having?

    Foam Rollers - Are They Worth Having?

    Foam rollers are fantastic ways of releasing muscle tension and stretching tendons without an expensive trip for a sports massage. They are also great for w

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  6. Muscle Balance and Imbalance

    Muscle Balance and Imbalance

    What is muscle balance? Muscle balance refers to the length and strength of opposing muscles. When the muscles of the body are balanced, we would expect to

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  7. Stretching Before and After Exercise

    Stretching Before and After Exercise

    For decades it has been normal to stretch carefully before exercising. But there is now an increasing call from scientists and sports experts to stop this p

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