1. Health

Pilates and Weight Loss

Pilates and weight loss go together very well. Find out how Pilates supports weight loss and how to get the long, lean body Pilates is known for.

Weight Loss by the Minute
You can get your recommended amount of exercise in bouts of short duration. Even single minutes of exercise can lead to weight loss.

How Pilates Supports Weight Loss
Pilates is a great support for weight loss and appearing slimmer. Learn how Pilates can be used in weight loss.

Weight Loss with a Healthy Lifestyle
The best way to lose weight is to make healthy lifestyle changes. Here are 5 habits you can get into that will help you lose weight.

Plus Size Pilates
Plus size and overweight people can certainly do Pilates. Learn how Pilates can benefit people who are overweight and/or plus size.

The Calories and Pilates Equation
For those who want to lose weight, it can be very helpful to understand the relationship between exercise like Pilates and calorie burning.

5 Tips for Weight Loss With Pilates
Weight loss is one of the top reasons people give for doing Pilates. And yes, Pilates exercises are great partners for losing weight. However, how you do your Pilates workouts, and what you combine them with, makes a real weight loss difference. Here are 5 tips for using Pilates to aid weight loss, along with lots of linked in articles to give...

Fat Burning Workout Programs and Pilates
Find out how to create a fat burning workout with a combination of cardio and Pilates exercise. This article includes a sample fat burning workout...

The Inner Muscles of Self Acceptance
Use these 3 self acceptance tips for keeping your workouts positive.

Spotlight on Your Fitness Plan
Fitness success has a lot to do with planning for success. These 10 questions will help you get clear on your fitness plan.

What is Fat?
A healthy diet includes fat. Find out what fat is and which kinds of fat are healthy.

What is Protein?
Protein is an important part of a healthy diet. Learn what protein is, what high protein foods sources are, and how much protein you need.

Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs
If you want to lose weight and have steady energy, knowing the difference between good and bad carbs really pays off.

What Makes a Workout Cardio?
Cardio is an essential part of an overall exercise program. Learn about cardio exercise.

Reasons Why People Have Flat Stomach Problems
Sometimes abdominal exercises aren't enough. Here are some reasons why you might not be able to pull your abs in and get a flat stomach look.

Put Cardio Exercises in Your Fitness Plan
Cardio exercises are an important part of any weight loss or fitness program. Learn what cardio exercise are and how to put them in your fitness plan.

Body Cleansing the Pilates Way
Find out how you can experience the Pilates internal shower effect through your Pilates workouts.

How to Make a Food Journal, and Why
Keeping a food Journal with log entries about what you ate, when, and why is a great way to support a healthy diet and weight loss.

Can I Do Cross Training With Pilates?
Pilates works well as part of a cross training program. Find out how to combine Pilates, cardio, and other exercises in cross training.

Pilates - How to Workout for Weight Loss
You have to keep challenging your body to burn more calories. Here's how varying your Pilates workouts can continued weight loss.

Natural Nutrition and Exercise for Weight Loss
This interview with exercise, sports nutrition, and natural body building expert, Cory Holly, covers nutrition and exercise with special tips on weight loss and sports nutrition.

Make a Pre-Workout Health Shake
How to make a smoothie with fruit and protein for your pre-workout health shake. Cory Holly, health and fitness expert, gives us his smoothie recipe.

Smoothie Recipes - Readers' Protein Shake and Smoothie Recipes
Smoothies and Protein shakes can help with weight loss. Here, readers share their best recipes for workout smoothies and protein shakes.

How to Have More Energy, Lose Weight, and Gain Flexibility
In this interview with Dr. Jonny Bowden I ask the low carb diets and nutrition expert about weight loss, getting more energy with nutrition, increasing flexibility, exercise and more.

Interval Training and Pilates
Interval training is a form of cardio workout that has been shown to have exceptional fat burning benefits.

Readers Share Pilates Weight Loss Stories
How to combine weight loss and Pilates. Readers give their tips on how they have used Pilates as part of their weight loss program.

Maximize Your Pilates Classes
From choosing a Pilates instructor to deciding what kind of class to do first, here are six ways to make sure that you are getting the most out of your Pilates classes.

Gourmet Food and Fitness
In this food and fitness interview, Vail, CO chef and restaurant owner Kelly Liken talks and how she combines gourmet cooking with eating healthy and doing Pilates.

Strong and Sculpted DVD - 3 Workouts from Canyon Ranch
This is a review of 3 workouts and the bonus tips from health experts at Canyon Ranch on their Strong and Sculpted DVD.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.