Feb 28

What Are The Benefits of Pilates?

Benefits of Pilates

Pilates is a form of exercise by a German National, Joseph Pilates, in the 1920’s, while he was being held in a British Prison during the First World War. At that time of his incarceration in the British Jail, Joseph Pilates was a top class athlete. He was a diver, swimmer, gymnast and a practitioner …

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Nov 15

Pilates Reformer Reviews: Stamina AeroPilates Reformer with Free-Form Cardio Rebounder

Stamina AeroPilates Reformer with Free-Form Cardio Rebounder

Pilates targets the core muscles of the body. The muscles of the abdomen, lower back area, thigh constitutes the core of the body. It is important to keep these muscles strong as they play an important role in supporting the spine and the vertebral column. Over a period of time, the vertebral column becomes compressed …

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Sep 30

The Pilates History

History of Joseph Pilates

History of Joseph Pilates No description of the history of Pilates is possible without the mention of its inventor Joseph Pilates, born 1880, in a very small town near Düsseldorf, Germany. Joseph Pilates was a sickly child who, unfortunately, suffered from rickets, asthma and excruciating rheumatic fever. He had to suffer insults in his early …

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Aug 27

What is Pilates?


Pilates is a mind body exercise format invented by a German national, Joseph Pilates, during the First World War. Unlike other exercise formats, Pilates does not give much relevance to the number of repetitions you can do. Here, it is the quality that matters, not quantity. Pilates dates back to the start of the First …

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Jul 08

Inversion Table vs Pilates Reformer

Inversion Table

According to the American Chiropractor Association more than 31 million Americans suffer from back pain. Every year, Americans spend more than 50 billion dollars on treatment. This does not even factor in the countless man hours lost in medical leaves, the financial implications of which could run into millions of dollars. Back pain arises due …

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Jun 07

Inversion Table Reviews: Teeter Hang Ups F5000 Inversion Table

Teeter Hang Ups F5000 Inversion Table

Lower back pain due to slipped or herniated disc is fairly common. The spinal disc is a made of fibrous cartilage type material. It is found between two vertebras in the spinal column. When this disc juts out due to the compression it causes mild to severe pain. Treatment for this condition varies from case …

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May 02

Inversion Table Reviews: Weslo Inversion Flex System

Weslo Inversion Flex System

Inversion therapy is considered to be very beneficial for those suffering from persistent back pain. The treatment is very simple. All you have to do is hang upside down for few minutes and let gravity do its work. Thousands of people have benefited from this therapy which started way back in 400BC when Hippocrates is …

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Apr 03

The Importance of Getting A High Quality Inversion Table

The Importance of Getting A High Quality Inversion Table

In order to get the maximum possible benefits from the inversion therapy without risking injury it is necessary to invest in high quality Inversion tables. Generally inversion tables come in the range of $100 to $600 and more. However, considering the potential health benefits it is better not to be intimidated by the price. After …

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Mar 13

Inversion Table Reviews: FitForm Inversion Therapy Table

FitForm Inversion Therapy Table

Inversion table therapy is a reliable and often recommended treatment for persistent back pain. It works by elongating the vertebrae and increasing the gap between them. The technique is known as decompression. The theory is very simple: suspend the body from a support and gravity will pull the compressed vertebrates to its normal length. Once …

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Feb 13

What Makes Inversion Table A Great Gift For Middle Age Men and Women?

What Makes Inversion Table A Great Gift For Middle Age Men and Women?

The body steadily loses its power to form new tissues, to add on to muscle mass by the time it reaches the thirties. The problem becomes more pronounced with the onset of middle age. There is a steady depletion of bone and muscle mass. This leads to a host of problems among the middle aged …

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