Pilates is quickly becoming a popular new form of exercise as people begin to realize the effectiveness of a Pilates workout program. There are tons of Pilates books on the market suited towards Pilates users of all fitness levels. Pilates books are a great health resource. They can help to expand your knowledge of Pilates and mind-body fitness in general.
Most of the books are designed to be easy to read and understandable. Using a system of diagrams and photos, Pilates books effectively show you how to perform the basic exercises as well as more challenging versions as your workout routine progresses. They easily define each of the Pilates terms so that you gain a better understanding and can more efficiently follow Pilates classes and Pilates videos.
You can pretty much find a Pilates book on any topic. They have books for Pilates workout programs that include specific Pilates equipment, such as Pilates exercise balls, resistance bands, and Pilates rings. They teach you the basics of the equipment and how to use them effectively.
There are also Pilates books that focus on a specific type of Pilates such as Pilates for your back and spine, Pilates during pregnancy, yoga-infused Pilates, quick-fix Pilates techniques, and Pilates for targeted areas of the body. They are also a great way to learn about the history of Joseph H. Pilates and his original techniques.
Pilates is most effective when done in a studio or class with a certified instructor but a book on Pilates may prove helpful in understanding the history and the principles behind the movement. They can help prepare you for a Pilates class or teach you new ways of improving the effectiveness of your workout. They can also come in handy to guide you through your own at-home Pilates workouts and Pilates videos. Before starting any form of Pilates workout it would be beneficial to read a Pilates book for beginners that will introduce you to the basic techniques and form, and will give you an idea of what to expect.
Learn how to increase your flexibility, improve your posture, relieve back and neck pain, and totally reshape your entire body! Click on the images below for reviews and descriptions of some of our favorite Pilates books.