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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0736083863, Paperback)
This is Pilates as you’ve never seen it before.
With detailed descriptions, step-by-step instruction, and stunning full-color anatomical illustrations, Pilates Anatomy takes you inside the exercises and programs that will tone the body, stabilize the core, improve balance, and increase flexibility. Using the original mat work of Joseph Pilates, you’ll see how key muscles are used, how variations and minor adjustments can influence effectiveness, and how breathing, alignment, posture, and movement are all fundamentally linked.
Choosing from over 45 exercises, you can target a particular body region and delve deeper to stretch, strengthen, and finely coordinate specific muscles. You’ll also find techniques for breathing, concentration, and self-awareness for a unique exercise experience that enhances your mind and your body.
Whether you are just beginning to explore the beauty and benefits of Pilates or have been practicing for years, Pilates Anatomy is a one-of-a-kind resource that you’ll refer to again and again.
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Pilates Anatomy presents a visual perspective on correct alignment, posture, and movements. It offers an inside look at your workout by providing a customizable approach and combining 213 full-color anatomical illustrations with step-by-step instructions for 46 of the most effective mat exercises for building a stronger, more articulate body.
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