Back in Motion: Men's Pilates

By: Back In Motion  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Pilates, Pilates Studio, Pilates Training

Are you are a:

  • Weekend warrior?
  • Masters level sportsman?
  • Younger Athlete?

Do you want to:

  • Be stronger and more flexible?
  • Keep up with the grandchildren?

Women have been successfully incorporating Pilates into their exercise regime since Joseph Pilates set up his New York studio in 1930. In more recent times, many high profile male sporting athelets have undertaken Pilates training to improve their performance.

Professional NZ Bodyboarder, Ben McKinnon, is New Zealand’s best bodyboarder and has used the Back in Motion Pilates Studio to recover from a career ending back injury. He believes Pilates has improved his surfing by enhancing his back strength and mobility so that he can drop in to bigger waves without pain.

The benefits atheletes have derived from Pilates has not gone unnoticed by the exercising public. Men around the world are now incorporating Pilates into their exercise schedule. At Back in Motion, we are increasingly seeing men using Pilates as a form of strength and conditioning for their overall health and wellbeing. Whether it is to enhance their sporting performance or help survive the rigours of their job, men are experiencing the benefits of Pilates. Read this excellent article that gives you more insight on Men’s Pilates.

Whether you are an elite athelete or a weekend warrior Back in Motion can develop a Studio or Mat programme specifically designed for you. Or even better get a group together and have a class tailor made to your chosen sport.

Please call us today!

Keywords: Pilates, Pilates Studio, Pilates Training

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