Pilates Vicksburg MS

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Fitness Works LLC
(601) 630-3333
3211 Wisconsin Ave # B
Vicksburg, MS
 
Wyatt's Gym
(601) 636-9414
3520 Manor Dr
Vicksburg, MS
 
Anytime Fitness
(601) 638-1101
3403 Pemberton Square Boulevard
Vicksburg, MS
 
Pee Wee Workout
(601) 636-1878
1109 Mission Park Dr
Vicksburg, MS
 
River City Enterprises
(601) 636-1878
1109 Mission Park Dr
Vicksburg, MS
 
Anytime Fitness Vicksburg, MS
(601) 638-1101
3403 Pemberton Square Blvd, #C
Vicksburg, MS
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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Extreme Lady Fitness
(601) 636-9414
3520 Manor Drive
Vicksburg, MS
 
Anytime Fitness Tallulah, LA
(318) 308-8666
34 Crothers Drive
Tallulah, LA
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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Fitness Works Llc
(601) 630-3333
3211 Wisconsin Ave
Vicksburg, MS
 
Shape Up Sisters
(601) 619-7277
1808 S Frontage Rd
Vicksburg, MS
 
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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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