Pilates Gym: The Balanced Workout by Lynne Robinson
If we don't 'go for the burn' any more, where do we start? Written by Lynn Robinson and personal trainer, martial arts expert and Pilates teacher Gerry Convy, this full-colour handbook shows how to use your body correctly, to recruit your muscles for maximum toning, with balanced workouts that will re-educate your body's alignment for a dramatic impact on your physique.The benefits of Pilates, the fitness method that has taken the world by storm, are well documented - from remedying back and joint pain, lengthening and strengthening the body (making you taller and slimmer!), to improving your sex life! Whether you focus on low-impact aerobics, cardiovascular work (treadmill, stairclimber, rowing machine, bike), machine based or free weights, you'll find that subtle Pilates-based alterations to your technique and programme provide profound and lasting results, for side-effect-free superb health for years to come.