Pilates Rock Springs WY

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Curves Rock Springs WY
1403 Dewar Drive
Rock Springs, WY
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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Flaming Gorge Yacht Club
(307) 874-6137
County Rd 13
Rock Springs, WY
 
Cocoon Health Spa
(307) 382-6181
1877 Dewar Dr
Rock Springs, WY
 
Pla Mor Lanes
(307) 362-2281
327 C St
Rock Springs, WY
 
Diet Center
(307) 382-4492
1877 Dewar Dr
Rock Springs, WY
 
Bsn Educators
(307) 350-0466
1008 Windriver Dr
Rock Springs, WY
 
Rock Springs Family Recreation Center
(307) 352-1440
3900 Sweetwater Dr
Rock Springs, WY
 
Anytime Fitness Rock Springs, WY
(307) 382-4441
2441 Foothills Blvd
Rock Springs, WY
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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Rock Springs Civic Center
(307) 352-1420
410 N St
Rock Springs, WY
 
Wataha Paul J Ballfield Complex
(307) 382-9847
625 Gannett Dr
Rock Springs, WY
 
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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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