Pilates Baxley GA

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Curves Baxley GA
24 Glendale Avenue, Ste. D
Baxley, GA
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Curves
(800) 615-7352
24 Glendale Ave Ste. D
Baxley, GA

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Curves of Baxley
(912) 367-6016
395 W Parker St
Baxley, GA
 
Dynabody 2000 Fitness Center
(912) 367-5640
214 Central St
Baxley, GA
 
Anytime Fitness
(912) 632-8223
1020 S Pierce St
Alma, GA
 
Curves Baxley
24 Glendale Avenue
Baxley, GA
 
Anytime Fitness Alma, GA
(912) 632-8223
1020 South Pierce Street
Alma, GA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Gene's Karate School & Fitness Center
(912) 367-6021
1329 Hatch Pkwy N
Baxley, GA
 
Curves of Alma
(912) 632-9678
1104 S Pierce St
Alma, GA
 
Total Fitness
(912) 366-8700
161 SW Park Ave
Baxley, GA

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The Skinny about Pilates

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

The Pilates "method," as it is now known, is an exercise system focused on improving flexibility , strength, and body awareness, without necessarily building bulk. It is resistance exercise, not aerobic ( cardio ).

Pilates is closer to weight lifting than it is to  aerobic activities, and it should be considered resistance exercise.

Pilates was created in the 1920s by the physical trainer Joseph Pilates (1880-1967) for the purpose of rehabilitation.

Pilates is a series of controlled movements performed on specially designed spring-resistant exercise apparatus (the Reformer, the Ladder Barrel, the Cadillac, the Spine Corrector and the Wunda Chair) or on the floor (mat work).

Two of the key elements of Pilates are core muscle strength and spinal alignment. The core musculature is loosely defined as the spine, abdomen, pelvis, hips, and the muscles that support these structures. Some of the main core muscles are the erector spinae (located in your back along your spine), the internal and external obliques (the sides of your abdomen), the transverse abdominis (located deep in your gut, this muscle pulls your belly button in toward your spine), the rectus abdominis (the "six-pack"), and hip flexors (in your pelvis and upper leg).

During a Pilates session, whether it's on the machines or the floor, the emphasis will be placed on your core mus...

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