Pilates Pueblo CO

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Pueblo West Snap Fitness
(719) 544-7627
198 South Purcell Blvd.
Pueblo West, CO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Better Bodies and Assoc
(719) 544-0168
126 W D St
Pueblo, CO
 
Bodies By T
(719) 744-0474
304 W 4th St
Pueblo, CO
 
St Leanders Gym
(719) 253-0037
1438 East 6th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Cross Fit DTW
(719) 544-0199
511 West 29th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Quick Gym - Pueblo
(719) 545-4431
514 North Main Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Major Fitness
(719) 295-2567
1000 W 6th St
Pueblo, CO
 
Sunset Bowl
(719) 561-8570
Sunset Plaza Shoppin
Pueblo, CO
 
Galaxy Health Studio
(719) 542-9862
946 E Evans Ave
Pueblo, CO
 
Curves For Women
(719) 543-7180
4041 Club Manor Dr
Pueblo, CO
 
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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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