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What is Pilates?

posted by:Josh Douglas-Walton

What is Pilates? For those that may have only come across it in passing, Pilates is an incredibly popular form of exercise that's used by millions to improve flexibility, balance and core strength and function. Typically, you would perform Pilates exercises on a mat using your own bodyweight. Portable equipment such as stability balls, resistance bands and Pilates circles can also be used to adapt exercises and make them easier or more challenging as required.

Tags:Pilates, Pilates equipment, Pilates reformer, Joseph Pilates, Pilates apparatus

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Exercises for your Stability Cushion

posted by:Guest writer - Emma Cuadrado, instructor and owner of Cambridge Barre Workout

The stability cushion- a great piece of fitness equipment to help improve core strength, posture and help reduce back pain.

Tags:Pilates, Stability Cushion, Core Strength

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Balance Pod Domes - what are they and how to use them

posted by:Guest writer - Emma Cuadrado, instructor and owner of Cambridge Barre Workout

We recently launched our Balance Pod Domes! They come as a pair and can offer an extra challenge to your workout. Emma Cuadrado takes us through some moves you can add to your exercise routine with these nifty, little accessories.

Tags:Pilates, Balance Pod Domes, Fitness

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What's It Like Being Part of a Boat Club?

posted by:MAD-HQ

An Interview with Patrick Elwood from Cambridge University Boat Club! About training and what it's really like to be part of an internationally recognised boat team!

Tags:rowing, fitness, recovery

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