Pilates North Las Vegas NV

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Las Vegas Snap Fitness
(702) 586-3089
8360 N. Decatur Blvd., Suite 106
North Las Vegas, NV
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Las Vegas Snap Fitness
(702) 731-4100
3350 Novat Street Suite 160, (corner of Cheyenne & I-215)
Las Vegas, NV
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Henderson Snap Fitness
(702) 202-1300
1550 N. Green Valley Parkway
Henderson, NV
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Pilates Plus
(702) 564-5642
72 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy # 125
Henderson, NV
 
Absolute Pilates
(702) 914-9944
2225 Village Walk Dr # 171
Henderson, NV
 
Las Vegas Snap Fitness
(702) 433-7627
8011 N. Durango Dr.
Las Vegas, NV
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Art Of Pilates
(702) 436-9004
6346 S Pecos Rd # 2
Las Vegas, NV
 
Body In Mind Pilates Studio
(702) 531-2639
8925 S Pecos Rd # 13a
Henderson, NV
 
Bodies By Pilates
(702) 228-2005
2790 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy #120
Henderson, NV
 
Las Vegas Snap Fitness
(702) 254-7627
9325 S. Cimarron, Mountains Edge (Cimarron & Blue Diamond)
Las Vegas, NV
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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