Standing Pilates: Strengthen and Tone Your Body Wherever You Are
Author: Joan Breibart
Perform Pilates postures just about anywhere and get faster results!
Joseph Pilates's revolutionary methods of strengthening, toning, and even lengthening the body have become hugely popular all around the world. Now, in Standing Pilates, celebrated Pilates expert Joan Breibart takes Pilates off the floor, showing you step by step how to perform classic postures while standing or sitting.
Breibart, the creator of the first Pilates exercise video, has transformed traditional Pilates floor exercises into a new workout that frees you to perform postures any time, anywhere, without mats, balls, or workout gear. This groundbreaking new method uses your own body weight to help you achieve faster, longer-lasting results. You get clear instruction on how to increase your focus, develop proper form, and strengthen and tone your body more easily and efficiently. Plus, Breibart gives you valuable tips on improving your technique, making modifications to the postures, and varying each exercise to take things up a notch. No matter your current fitness level, Standing Pilates is the revolutionary new way to reshape your body and reach your fitness goals in less time. This exciting new book:
• Features black-and-white photographs throughout that fully illustrate each exercise
• Explains how to exercise smarter to get the body you want
• Provides fundamentals and foundations for retraining your brain to move your body correctly to improve your balance and form
• Presents testimonials from fitness professionals on the benefits of Standing Pilates
• Includes up-to-date contact lists forcertified Pilates instructors, those also certified in Standing Pilates, and Pilates Certifying Studios
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Author: Barry Sears
DID YOU KNOW THAT EATING FAT DOES NOT MAKE YOU FAT'Did you realize that eating fat-free carbohydrates can make you fat? Have you noticed that Americans are getting fatter in spite of eating less fat and more carbohydrates? Enter The Zone and discover the truth about your body's ability to burn fat and how to achieve lasting weight loss, great health, and peak athletic, mental, and emotional performance.In this scientific and revolutionary work based on Nobel Prize-winning research, Dr. Barry Sears, a medical visionary and former M.I.T. researcher, prescribes a new, effective, and easy-to-follow dietary program based on the vital connection between food and hormones. The Zone is based upon Dr. Sears' research showing that to achieve total balance in your life and health, you are required to regulate, through your diet, those hormones that control virtually all human body functions. With lists of good and bad carbohydrates, The Zone provides all you need to get your body in balance, so it will not only burn fat, but reduce the likelihood of disease.Once you enter The Zone, you will come to realize that food is more than a source of pleasure or a means to appease hunger. It is a powerful medicine and your ticket to a state of ultimate body balance, strength, and greater health. And your own journey toward exceptional well-being can begin with your next meal.