Pilates Garden City KS

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Curves For Women
(620) 271-0718
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Garden City Country Club
(620) 275-1082
77 Grandview Dr
Garden City, KS
 
Martials Kenpo Karate
(620) 272-0090
603 N 8th St
Garden City, KS
 
Blitz For Men
(620) 276-6300
3005 E Mary St
Garden City, KS
 
Herbalife Distributor
(620) 275-0804
Debbie Richmeier
Garden City, KS
 
Garden City Recreation Commission
(620) 276-1200
310 N 6th St
Garden City, KS
 
Curves Garden City KS
1135 College Dr., Suite J
Garden City, KS
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YMCA Garden City Family
(620) 275-1199
1224 Center St
Garden City, KS
 
Hi Energy Weight Control Center
(620) 271-7400
609 E Kansas Plz
Garden City, KS
 
Coyote's Family Fitness
(620) 260-9300
2302 E Mary
Garden City, KS
 
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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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