The Bestseller, "The Complete Guide to the Pilates Method" is now available in the updated 2nd Edition as an e-Book.
Once you have ordered it from the internet, a password will be emailed to you to then you are able to view it on your computer via the browser connection.
The Single Most Comprehensive Guide to Joseph H. Pilates’ Techniques Just Got Better!
Comprehensive and easy-to-follow, this original Pilates best-seller produces real results. It includes three levels of workouts and six routines that provide
something for every person who wants the strength, flexibility, fitness and pain relief that have made Pilates workouts so popular.
Pilates exercises offer a complete fitness system. They combine key elements of yoga and bodywork with original techniques that strengthen the
“core” muscles of the torso while increasing flexibility throughout the body. Rather than building bulk, the techniques create sculpted muscles, reduce
stress and increase energy.
SPECIAL FEATURES OF THIS BOOK
_ A thorough introduction to the history and philosophy of Pilates’ techniques
_ Detailed descriptions of 115 Pilates exercises in basic, intermediate and advanced routines
_ 176 step-by-step photographs illustrating the exercises
_ A special chapter on pain relief for back, knees, hips, shoulders, ankles and feet
_ A special section for athletes, with strength-building and flexibility exercises
THIS NEW EDITION INCLUDES SPECIAL SECTIONS ON
_ The Stamina Stretch—to increase breathing capacity and support core abdominal muscles
_ The B-Line Core—to give support for routines, a trimmer waist and relief from back pain
_ How to change the way you walk to prevent back pain and tension headaches
_ Back-strengthening routines for rotational sports like golf, tennis and racquetball
_ Upper-body exercises for computer users Most Pilates books don’t address the different needs of beginners, advanced practitioners and athletes—
but this book is different.Written by a former top college athlete, it can be used by both beginners and instructors to complement sports-training programs.
The exercises are also perfect for people who simply want to get in shape.Use this book as your personal training manual as you explore your fitness potential to the fullest!
NB: This ebook can be printed.