Pilates and Exercise for Osteoporosis

Article By Marguerite Ogle | Featured on VeryWell

Exercise for osteoporosis is a confusing subject. There are exercises for prevention, exercises for rehab, and safety concerns for exercise if you have osteoporosis. Pilates is a form of exercise that is often mentioned with regard to osteoporosis. But in Pilates, there are definite parameters as far as what exercises are appropriate for osteoporosis.

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How Pilates Exercises Can Ease Sciatic Pain

By Marguerite Ogle | Article Featured on VeryWellFit

An expert explains which exercises to do and which to avoid.

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Pilates for Scoliosis - Best Pilates Exercises for Scoliosis

Article Featured on Pilates Fit Cambridge

Having a ‘scoliosis’ means that part of your spine curves sideways.

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The Amazing Pilates Reformer

By Marguerite Ogle | Article Featured on Very Well Fit There is probably no piece of Pilates equipment more famous than the Pilates reformer—and for good reasons. The reformer makes a dramatic impression when you first see one, and an even more dramatic change in your body when you use it.

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How Stott Pilates Differs from Traditional Pilates

Article by Andrea Cespedes | Featured on LiveStrong

The Pilates method of exercise was developed in Germany in the early 20th century. There has been almost 100 years of research since the original technique was created, but Pilates purists believe that it should still be taught without variation or modification.

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Benefits of Pilates: Strength and Stability

By Camille LeFevre | Article Featured on Next Avenue

Tiza Riley’s client has spinal stenosis, severe osteoporosis and a rotator cuff injury that was never repaired. Still, at 82, her client has never felt better. She does Pilates (pronounced pih-LA-tays), the increasingly popular exercise system for women and men.

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Did You Wait Until Middle Age to Get Fit? It Could Still Boost Your Life Span

By E.J. Mundell | Article Featured on US News

 

 

It’s truly never too late to begin exercising, new research shows. Even for people who were “couch potatoes” in their youth, embarking on a regimen of regular exercise in middle-age can still greatly cut the odds for death from any cause, a major new study finds.

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7 Benefits of Post-Natal Pilates

Balance Massage + Fitness offers a Mommy & Me Pilates class specifically designed for new mothers. Plus, there’s no need to worry about finding child care for this class, infants are welcome! Read on to learn more about the amazing benefits of post-natal Pilates!

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Why Pilates Was The One Thing That Finally Healed My Lifelong Injury

Original Article By Erika Bloom

As a young dancer, I was dancing up to eight hours a day. I was determined and hardworking—fully dedicated to an art I loved.

The only problem? I had pain in my hip that was preventing me from lifting my left leg into a full extension. The pain became stiffness that gave me a limp when I walked, and the stiffness turned into loss of feeling in that leg. That was just the first in a series of injuries that forced me to take time off from dancing.

I decided to take math, physics, and anatomy classes […]

Is Pilates Good Exercise for Seniors?

 

Original Article By Marguerite Ogle

Pilates is generally appropriate for senior fitness, and it is gaining popularity among senior citizens. The ability to modify exercises to meet differing needs, along with the many benefits of the Pilates method, such as increased levels of strength, balance, flexibility, muscle tone, stamina, and well-being, make Pilates an inviting senior exercise program. After all, Joseph Pilates practiced his method into his eighties.

Classes for Seniors

It is possible to learn Pilates from online instruction, videos, and books. However, I recommend starting out in a group or private class with a certified Pilates instructor.

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