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Element Pilates Weight Loss for Beginners

Brooke Siler's pilates DVD is perfect for beginners.

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Created by Pilates expert Brooke Siler, Element: Pilates Weight Loss for Beginners is a fitness DVD that is designed to reshape your body and introduce you to the fundamental movements of Pilates.

Siler spent 12 years training directly under Romana Kryzanowska, the oldest living protégé of Joseph Pilates, the father of this dynamic system of strength and flexibility. She is also the author of The Pilates Body and Your Ultimate Pilates Body Challenge.

With the Pacific Ocean as a landscape, Element Pilates offers a low-impact way to elongate your body, burn calories and tone your physique.

PRO
  • Targeted toward beginner Pilates students
  • Can be done in your own home
  • Siler is a Pilates expert
  • Less expensive than taking Pilates classes
  • Clear visual and verbal instructions
  • May help to improve the shape of your body and help you to lose weight
CON
  • Video format may not be appealing to some who prefer a live class
  • Targeted toward women only
  • May tire of routine after watching and doing the workout a number of times
  • Not an intense cardio workout
DIET and NUTRITION

There are no diet or nutrition guidelines provided.

EXERCISE

Element is a 50-minute Pilates workout that boosts metabolism, strengthens and elongates muscles and enhances flexibility. Designed for beginners, Elements is a Pilates-conscious cardio and mat Pilates routine that uses the principles of control, concentration, precision, center, breath, and fluidity to help you sculpt a new shape.

Siler talks you through each exercise so that you are performing them properly and effectively. While the pace may not be super challenging, you are likely to feel the burn the next day.

CONCLUSION

Element: Pilates Weight Loss for Beginners is an great introductory DVD to Pilates for anyone who wants to practice this strength and flexibility exercise from the privacy of their own home and who is eager to learn the basics of this popular form of fitness.

Created by Pilates expert Brooke Siler, Element will strengthen, tone and elongate your entire physique in a safe and challenging way. But if you are looking for a serious cardio challenge, you probably want to hit the treadmill before or after you complete this DVD.

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Element Pilates, Pilates for Beginners, Brooke Siler Pilates, Pilates DVD


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Mia

Far too much to do entire DVD for a beginner,breathing patterns off at times, not explicit enough at times with breathing

posted Jun 21st, 2010 11:21 am



   
 

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