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History of Pilates

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Pilates is more recent an exercise form than you might expect. It was developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates, which originally named his method “Contrology.” A German-born emigre to Britain (and then to America), he created the form of exercise to incorporate low-impact conditioning and equipment, which he called apparatus. Joseph Pilates […]

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What is Pilates?

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Using a combination of around fifty simple, repetitive exercises, Pilates aims to create low-impact muscular exertion. Body weight is the main resistance used throughout the series of Pilates mat exercises, meaning this form of exercise is both low-impact and low-investment; often, all you need is a mat and some floor space. Changes in body position […]

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Why Boulder Residents Love Pilates

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Some places are more susceptible to fitness trends than others. These fads sweep through cities and towns, spawning dozens of boutique studios in their wake. Pilates, however, is more than a trend. It’s a full-body exercise tailored to your individual needs. It is low-impact, core-centric, and can prevent injury from other sports—perfect for on-the-go Boulder […]

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