Pilates Sharpsburg GA

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Newnan Snap Fitness
(770) 251-6900
3219 E. Hwy 34 Suite B
Newnan, GA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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CrossFit Coweta
(678) 825-5475
83 McIntosh Trail
Sharpsburg, GA
Zumba Fitness licensed Instructor
(678) 876-6308
58 Cherish Way
Sharpsburg, GA
Bodyplex Fitness of Newnan
(770) 740-1718
60 Thomas Grace Annex Ln
Newnan, GA

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(770) 683-5670
1111 2000
Newnan, GA
Peachtree City Snap Fitness
(770) 632-4444
2512 Redwine Road
Peachtree City, GA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Bodyplex Fitness
(770) 683-2639
3500 Georgia 34
Sharpsburg, GA
World Gym Fitness Center
(770) 631-8004
220 Northlake Dr
Peachtree City, GA
Anytime Fitness
(678) 364-8787
1259 North Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree City, GA
NRG Fitness Center
(770) 683-2013
31 Market Square Rd
Newnan, GA
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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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