More and more men are turning up to my classes which is great news in shattering the myth that Pilates is just for women. Joseph Pilates was a weight lifter and boxer before he developed his Contrology method in addressing complete mind and body fitness.
Pilates is highly relevant to mens fitness. The integrative component of Pilates can be especially beneficial for men, whose workouts often emphasize a part-by-part approach to muscular development, such as what one finds in weightlifting.
Do you want to improve your golf swing? Here you can read about 3 simple Pilates exercises which can be done at home which will help with rotation, balance and stability.
“All golfers know they need to work on rotation, balance and stability. This is stating the obvious. There are also a handful of exercises that benefit the golfer that might not be so obvious. Of course, we know each golfer has individual needs, as with all athletes, but these three simple Pilates exercises should be a part of every golfer’s routine”.
I’ve always loved cycling and spinning but it really leaves your hamstrings and calf muscles tight, I saw this article which gives a great insight into how Pilates can improve your performance on the saddle!
Whether they’re in the Spinning studio or riding on the road, cyclists are always searching for ways to improve their performance in the saddle. They try the latest training techniques, equipment and nutritional plans in an attempt to gain an edge. But many don’t realize they can also reap benefits through a less obvious source—a Pilates exercise program.