Pilates on the Mat

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At first glance, all of the straps, springs, and sliders that make up the reformer devices found in most Pilates studios might look a bit like medieval torture. In reality, it’s actually one of the pieces of exercise equipment developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s. Reformers were designed to create a low-impact workout that increases core strength, stability, balance, …

Staying Healthy Is A Core Act

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When was the last time you considered your core? Turns out, the strength and stability of those muscles located in the middle of your body can be a critical indicator of your overall health and well-being, as well as an important determinant of your functional age. In fact, core strength is a key measure of whether you are younger or …