Marcia Freitas

38 Flips | 4 Magazines | 5 Followers | @MarciaFreitas14 | MF

Pilates Flat Abs Exercise Routine - Intro & Warm Up

Pilates is all about core strength. The benefits of core strength go way beyond flat abdominals, but it is the flat ab results of doing Pilates …

Strengthen Your Core With Pilates Plank Variations

Plank is a popular exercise in Pilates, yoga, and other fitness methods. Holding this one position strengthens your core and gives your whole body a …

Do yoga and pilates count as cardio?

<b>The question:</b> Do the yoga and pilates classes I do count as cardio? In some classes I really feel my heart pumping.<p><b>The answer:</b> Let's first clarify how we are using the word "cardio." For the sake of simplicity, fitness professionals usually divide training into three categories: cardio, strength …

Pilates Abs Workout With a Chair: Part One

Work your abdominals (hard!) with these three great Pilates exercises that you can do with a chair. Using a chair is a great way to help you reach …

Pilates and Exercises for Fitness Balls

Exercise balls—also known as fitness balls, stability balls, balance balls and Swiss balls—are large inflatable balls that measure anywhere from 55 …

How to Do a Pilates Roll Up Exercise

The roll up is one of the classic Pilates Mat exercises. Roll up is a great challenge for the abdominal muscles, and is well known as one of the …

Pilates Exercises for Your Back Pain

The Pilates exercises in this set are frequently recommended to help prevent and decrease back pain, including low back pain. They strengthen core …

Upper Body Toning Exercises With the Pilates Ring

Here we move through a set of Pilates ring exercises that tone the upper body. The Pilates ring, or magic circle, provides moderate resistance when …

Full Body Workout With Body Shaping Pilates Exercises

This full body workout with Pilates exercises is an intermediate routine that is loaded with ab, butt, back, arm, shoulder, and leg exercises that …

Why Pilates Is a Good Workout for Men

Is Pilates useful for men? Consider this: Pilates was started by a man, Joseph Pilates; it's been a training vehicle for elite athletes, both men and …

Side-Lying Leg Press Using the Pilates Magic Circle

The side-lying leg press with the Pilates magic circle is a great thigh exercise that focuses the workout on the inner thighs. It also tones the …

Love Pilates? Try THIS New Workout

You're going to want to try The Lagree Fitness Method—people call it "Pilates on steroids"<p>If you're the type of person who doesn't feel satisfied with a workout unless you're sore the next day, you need to check out the latest fitness trend: The Lagree Fitness Method has been big in California for …

Exercise

The First 10 Pilates Mat Exercises

Though one will find tremendous variation in the way that Pilates exercises are presented today, there is an original traditional order to the …

How to Do the Pilates Mat Hundred Exercise

Lie on your back with your legs bent in table top position with your shins and ankles parallel to the floor.<p><i>Inhale</i>.<p><i>Exhale</i>: Bring your head up with …

Pilates Side Kick Exercises for Thigh Toning

The exercises in this series are wonderful for toning and strengthening the hips and thighs and abs. They emphasize length and using the powerhouse …

The Poetry of Pilates

At a time when yoga seems not only to be booming but often seen as the answer to many internal and external ills, it seems time to help people understand the benefits and the mysteries of its cousin (let's say for now), Pilates. In speaking to a number of instructors, and in having my own …

Everyone can Benefit From Pilates

Started on a new exercise program in January? Feeling like you are not getting where you want to be? All it takes is adding Pilates to your workout …

The Best Pilates Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Pilates<p>You have back pain and are looking for some relief. There are high back ergonomic chairs and the like but you want something that is more …

Core Competency: Pilates Moves to Strengthen the Core

Use these four Pilates moves to strengthen your core and help prevent injury. Do the moves three times a week.

Breath Enhancers | Runner's World

These six Pilates moves strengthen the diaphragm, stretch tight muscles, and improve posture—all of which help you run longer with less effort. Practice each exercise two or three times a week before you run.<p><b>1) THE HUNDRED</b><p>Lie on your back, knees bent, feet flat on the floor. Keep your arms at your …

Yoga

Top 10 Benefits of Pilates Method of Exercise

There are far more than 10 reasons to do Pilates. For example, better sleep and better sex aren't even on this list, but they could be. But start …

Using Pilates Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Pilates exercises are commonplace at physical therapy centers, chiropractors are recommending Pilates, and "My back used to hurt all the time and now …

When Is the Best Time of Day to Practice Pilates?

Brooke Siler, author of the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates, answers your biggest Pilates questions<p><b>Q. When Is the Best Time of Day to Practice Pilates?</b><p>It's up to you! If you work out in the morning, when your body temperature is lower, allow yourself a little extra warm-up time. If you work out …

Women's Health

7 Major Pilates Moves for All-Over Toning

Brooke Siler, author of The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates, created this genius do-anywhere routine<p>Brooke Siler, renowned instructor and author of <i>The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates</i>, created this genius Pilates-at-home routine using workout bands to mimic machines found in top studios. The …

Yoga

Will Pilates Help You Lose Weight?

Brooke Siler, author of the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates, answers your biggest Pilates questions<p><b>Q. Will pilates help me lose weight?</b><p>Yes, it can! This type of exercise moves the body in a way that optimizes circulation, betters digestion, and helps the lymphatic system work more …

Fitness

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

Workouts

10 sinais de que você está chegando aos 40

<b>1 -</b> Suas rugas embaixo dos olhos aparecem mesmo quando você não sorri. As da testa e aquelas entre as sobrancelhas também estão lá - e olha você não …

Welcome to grazieateblog.com

• FREE Whois Privacy<br>• FREE Parking (you keep 100% of the revenue!)<br>• Industry Leading Domain Security<br>• Powerful Domain Management Tools<br>• Fast, Simple and Easy …