Here are 5 tips for using Pilates to aid weight loss, along with lots of linked articles to give you the details.
How to Workout for Weight Loss
How to Maximize Your Pilates Classes
Measuring the Calories Pilates Burns
Another way to increase your weight-loss potential is to add calorie burning cardio activities to your workout program.
Know What Makes a Workout Cardio
Cross Training with Pilates
Pilates mat exercises will get you started, but at a certain point you will want to add Pilates resistance equipment in order to build muscle, strength, and stamina. Be sure to get proper instruction in the use of Pilates equipment.
Learn about Pilates equipment:
Pilates Equipment Buyer's Guide
Small Pilates Equipment in Pictures
Large Pilates Equipment in Pictures
Find Pilates Equipment Exercises
Pilates Equipment Reviews
Reviews of Pilates DVDs that are suited to weight-loss goals:
Weight Loss Pilates
Winsor Pilates Super Sculpting
Stott Pilates Power Paced Fitness Circle
Sexy Body Pilates with Weights
More Pilates DVD Reviews
Compare Prices on Pilates Weight Loss DVDs
If you want to lose weight healthfully, exercising regularly is critical. Being a committed member of class will motivate you to do that. Plus, research has shown that who you spend time with has a big influence on your weight and fitness level.
Get Past Fears of Starting Pilates
How to Find a Pilates Class
Preparing for Your First Pilates Class
Here are some dietary resources:
Diet and Exercise: a Power Combination
Weight Loss Site at About.com
Workout Health Shake Recipe