This workout has got your back — literally.
Pilates is a workout that uses small, repetitive exercises to build strength and flexibility. Though it’s known as a core-focused modality, it’s so much more — here, fitness pros share the wide-ranging benefits of Pilates workouts, from boosting your balance to easing pain.
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Whether you’re an athlete, new to fitness, or rehabbing an injury, there are endless exercises and modifications that allow you to personalize your Pilates practice, says bande founding instructor Amanda Jenny. And it can be done on a machine or without equipment.
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