Pilates for Beginners - Get a Good Start
By Marguerite Ogle, About.com Guide
- Making the Pilates Choice
- Learning Pilates
- Beginner Exercises
- Pilates and Special Interests
- Pilates Movement Basics
Making the Pilates Choice
Pilates continues to be one of the biggest trends in fitness. Find out why and what Pilates has to offer you.
- What is Pilates?
- Top Benefits of Pilates
- Myths About Pilates
- What if I Can't Do the Advanced Exercises?
- Pilates Is Affordable
- About Pilates Machines
- Who Does Pilates? Find Out.
- Get in Shape with Pilates
- How Pilates Helps Your Daily Life
- What is a Pilates Body?
There are lots of ways to learn Pilates. Use these links to investigate your options and decide how you want to learn Pilates.
- Top Ways to Learn Pilates
- How to Find a Pilates Class
- Choosing Your Pilates Instructor
- Preparing for Your First Class
- Next Steps for Pilates Beginners
- Doing Pilates at Home
- Why Take Pilates Mat Classes
- Free E-course: Essential Pilates
- Benefits of the Pilates Reformer
- Pilates Classes 101 - the Basics
Build your Pilates training on a strong foundation. Here you will find Pilates fundamental and beginner exercise instructions that you can use to support your practice.
- Pilates Beginner 30 Day Program
- Fundamental Pilates Exercise Set
- Pilates Warm-Up Set
- Pilates Beginners Routine
- A Flat Abs Series
- Tip to Toe Pilates Beginner Workout
- Quick Workout 1
- Beginner Pilates Exercise Instructions
- 5 Standing Pilates Exercises
Pilates and Special Interests
Pilates combined with....? Take a look at the many ways that Pilates is used to support special needs and interests.
- Pilates for Weight Loss
- Plus Size Pilates
- Pilates and Men
- Pilates for Back Pain
- Pilates for Seniors
- Pilates and Exercise for Osteoporosis
- Pilates and Pregnancy
- Cross Training with Pilates
- The Pilates - Yoga Connection
- Pilates for Stress Relief
- Cardio and Pilates in a Fitness Plan
- 5 Ways Pilates Can Improve Your Sex Life
Pilates Movement Basics
If you know some of the fundamental principles of Pilates movement, you will progress quickly and enjoy your workouts more.
- Six Pilates Principles
- The Neutral Spine Position
- Breathing in Pilates
- The Pilates Powerhouse
- How to Modify Exercises