Body Control: The Pilates Way
- Publish Date: 1997-05-14
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Lynne Robinson;Gordon Thomson
-- One of the hottest body condition technique in America-- Used by the New York City Ballet, Cincinnati Bengals, Martha Graham, Jessica Lange, Glenn Close, Jodie Foster, Patrick Swayze, Joan Collins, Madonna, Pat Cash, etcThe Pilates method is a proven body conditioning technique that tones muscles & improves posture & flexibility safely throughout the whole body. Its methods concentrate on strengthening muscles without forcing them, using slow and controlled movements to avoid injury. From top athletes rehabilitating from injury to the great many of us who struggle to exercise regularly, the subtle and simple methods of Pilates are excellent at preventing the onset of back and postural problems, injuries and stress-related conditions. You will learn how to breathe properly, improve your posture, and stretch and strengthen muscles you didn't even know you had. For those who are recovering from injury, all these improvements can be achieved with no risk to their current ailments.