Is Pilates Easy? Will Pilates Give Me a 6-pack. Plus More, Answered.


“I read an article several months ago where a few celebrity trainers were spouting off about workouts that they hated. Pilates made the list with one trainer even claiming that most Pilates teachers wouldn’t be able to handle the monkey bars. Well, as a physical therapist and Pilates teacher, I’d wager that he’d probably have difficulty handling my resistance bands and 1 pound weights because I can pinpoint someone’s weak-spots pretty quickly, but that’s besides the point.” (Wells, 2016)

Yes. So much Yes.

Wells discusses some interesting Pilates/fitness misconceptions in this article. She defines the core, static versus dynamic stretching (holding a stretch versus moving stretches), and agonist/accessory muscles versus stabilizing/neutralizing muscles.

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