Are You Secretly Addicted To Pilates Classes?

Are You Secretly Addicted To Pilates Classes?

Pilates is seriously addictive! The combination of helping to improve your physical fitness, appearance, flexibility and strength, whilst also reducing your risk of injury and levels of stress is a lethal combination. Once you’re hooked, there’s often no going...
Celebrities & Athletes Who Swear By Pilates

Celebrities & Athletes Who Swear By Pilates

With the huge number of celebrities touting Pilates as their go-to workout class, one could be forgiven for thinking it was some sort of new fitness craze. Far from it. Pilates has been around for nearly a century, with its origins dating back to the end of the First...
Pilates: Workout or Injury Rehabilitation?

Pilates: Workout or Injury Rehabilitation?

Originating from the early 1900s, Pilates has certainly stood the test of time. But for what reason? Is it because it’s excellent for injury rehabilitation and prevention? Or because it’s a fantastic workout for getting into shape? Here we take a look at the benefits...
The Ultimate Guide To Pilates Classes

The Ultimate Guide To Pilates Classes

Are you a fan of Classical or Contemporary Pilates? Matwork or Reformer? Is there more benefit to be accrued from Raul Pilates, Fletcher Pilates or Winsor Pilates? Such is the variety in Pilates that one could be forgiven for needing a glossary of such terms. In this...
Is Pilates a good workout for men?

Is Pilates a good workout for men?

Consider this, Pilates was originally developed by a man called Joseph Pilates, and it’s been a powerful training method for both men and women for over 50 years. There has been a surge in the popularity of Pilates in the last 5 years, and particularly in the...