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Pilates IS for Men!

Men joke with me all the time that Pilates is for girls…I find it hilarious because it’s so NOT true! Pilates was created by a man, Joseph Pilates. He created this form of exercise to strengthen his entire body. Some of the exercises he designed were done only by men, no woman allowed!

Stretching: The Truth

While static stretching is still almost universally practiced among amateur athletes — watch your child’s soccer team next weekend — it doesn’t improve the muscles’ ability to perform with more power, physiologists now agree.

Joseph Pilates

A link to a vintage video of Joseph Pilates demonstrating some of his mat exercises to a client