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Title:
The Women's Health big book of pilates : the essential guide to total-body fitness
Author:
Siler, Brooke, 1968-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Emmaus, Pennsylvania. : Rodale, [2013]

©2013
Physical Description:
vii, 424 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
What's pilates? -- All your questions answered -- How pilates gets you fit -- Pilates for your plate -- Pilates primer: the technique -- Pilates on the mat: the series -- Pilates props: creating your home studio -- Personalized pilates body plans -- Epilogue: passing the pilates torch.
Added Uniform Title:
Women's health (Emmaus, PA. : 1986)
ISBN:
9781623361006

9781623360924
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Celebrity trainer and Pilates guru Brooke Siler teams up with the editors of Women's Health to offer a comprehensive, authoritative manual on this proven fitness philosophy.Trained by Joseph Pilates' prot#65533;g#65533;, Romana Kryzanowska, Brooke is an unparalleled expert and one of the most sought after teachers for her signature body re-shaping techniques. Combining the best of flexibility and strength training, Pilates is the path to the lean fit body every woman craves-and the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates guides readers in every step (and leg lift ... ) of the way. Using the body as the ultimate fitness vehicle, Pilates transforms bodies in record time. From moves targeting trouble zones to cardio circuits that blast fat all over, this go-to manual covers everything including:#65533; How to incorporate Pilates at work, in travel, and in your daily routine#65533; What props to use to best boost your workout#65533; Pilates principles to help combat lower back pain, stress, low energy, and more!From basic mat moves to the right foods that fuel a lean toned figure, the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates is the go-to guide for beginners and experts alike.


Author Notes

Brooke Siler is the founder of re: AB Pilates studio in New York City and a New York Times bestselling author. She has been featured in Vogue, Glamour, Self, People, and New York Magazine. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. v
Introductionp. vi
Chapter 1 What's Pilates?p. viii
Chapter 2 All Your Questions Answeredp. 16
Chapter 3 How Pilates Gets You Fitp. 28
Chapter 4 Pilates for Your Platep. 34
Chapter 5 Pilates Primer: The Techniquep. 46
Chapter 6 Pilates on the Mat: The Seriesp. 54
Chapter 7 Pilates Propsp. 180
Chapter 8 Pilates by Posturep. 262
Chapter 9 Pinpoint Pilatesp. 292
Chapter 10 Pilates by Purposep. 336
Chapter 11 Pilates by Pursuitp. 372
Chapter 12 Pilates Rxp. 388
Resourcesp. 406
Indexp. 408

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