Pilates Henderson KY

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Curves Henderson
2202 U.S. Hwy. 41 N
Henderson, KY
 
Anytime Fitness
(270) 631-0500
2480 US Hwy 41 N
Henderson, KY
 
Jazzercise Henderson Center
(812) 202-1813
851 Center St.
Henderson, KY
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Advantage Court and Fitness
(812) 424-7400
600 Walnut St
Evansville, IN
 
Young Mens Christian Assn
(812) 423-9622
222 NW 6th St
Evansville, IN
 
Curves Henderson KY
2202 U.S. Hwy. 41 N, Unit D
Henderson, KY
Programs & Services
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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Anytime Fitness Henderson, KY
(270) 631-0500
2480 US Hwy 41 N, Suite 180
Henderson, KY
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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Curves For Women
(270) 826-5888
2202 Us Highway 41 N # D
Henderson, KY
 
High Ground Hunting Club
(270) 827-2749
10599 State Route 268
Corydon, KY
 
Leaps and Pilate Studio
(812) 467-0717
220 NW 4th St
Evansville, IN
 
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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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