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The Pilates Body

This definitive Pilates bible is packed with instruction by Brooke Siler.

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When it comes to understanding Pilates, The Pilates Body by pilates expert Brooke Siler may just be the most definitive guide to introduce yourself to this popular fitness form and reshape your body.

Developed more than one hundred years ago by Joseph Pilates in Germany, this strength and toning exercise form is fast becoming one of the country's most sought-after fitness program. Now with more than 11 million Americans doing Pilates including super model Amber Valleta, actress Courtney Thorne-Smith and countless others, Pilates is helping millions achieve the body of their dreams.

The Pilates Body is a comprehensive guide that introduces you to this exercise form, teaches you the basics and gives numerous exercise routines for you to follow, none of which require an exercise machine or piece of gym equipment.

Every exercise in The Pilates Body can be done from home without the expense or hustle and bustle of a studio. Joseph Pilates is famous for claiming that in 10 Pilates sessions you will feel the difference, after 20 workouts you will see the difference and after 30 Pilates sessions you will have an entirely new body.

PRO
  • Contains comprehensive information, easy-to-follow exercises and clear instructions
  • Written by a Pilates expert
  • Does not require any gym equipment
  • Exercises can be done by anyone
  • Can help to improve the appearance of your body, strength, alignment and posture
  • May reduce back pain
  • Exercises offer modifications for those with injuries or chronic pain
CON
  • Must have an interest in Pilates
  • Not a cardio workout, so calorie burning will be minimal
DIET and NUTRITION

There are no dietary and nutrition guidelines.

EXERCISE

The Pilates Body features over 60 different exercises that are divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced categories. Each exercise is given a two-page spread and is accompanied by clear and helpful photographs and illustrations.

In addition, Siler posts an "Insiders Scoop" tip next to each exercise that contains helpful information from what she has learned as a Pilates instructor over the years. All of the exercises also come with information on how to prevent injury, how to modify the posture if you have an existing injury and the main objective that each exercise is trying to achieve.

CONCLUSION

The Pilates Body is a clear, straightforward and comprehensive guide for anyone looking to start or continue on with a Pilates routine from their own home.

Brooke Siler is one of the most well-recognized names when it comes to Pilates and her book, The Pilates Body, a New York Times Bestseller is heralded by all who have read it and followed the exercises and techniques put forth in it.

Common Misspellings

Pilates Body, The Pilatees Body, Pilates Book, Brooke Siler Pilates, Pilates Bible


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Pilates is the biz.

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