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Pilates Core Collection

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$45.00

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Target your core for firmer abs, tighter glutes and a sleeker waistline with proven Pilates moves. Includes Pilates Core Challenge (60 min.), Abs Pilates Workout (60 min.) and Trudie Styler’s Core Strength Pilates (55 min.). USA.

Pilates Core Challenge DVD features:
  • 40- and 18-minute program options
  • Interview with Ana Cabán
  • English and Spanish audio options
  • 60 minutes
Abs Pilates Workout DVD Features:
  • Warm-up exercises to stimulate circulation and articulate the spine
  • Challenging mat exercises to condition the powerhouse and buttocks
  • Cool-down stretches to allow muscles to rest and recover
  • 30 minutes
Core Strength Pilates DVD Features:
  • Choose from 45-minute full-length or 25-minute express program options
  • Features yoga, ballet and Pilates-based exercises
  • Feel fully present, centered and invigorated
  • Combines fitness, aesthetics and artistry
  • Enhances the spirit and well-being
  • Improves tone and flexibility
  • Interviews with Trudie Styler, Sting and James D'Silva
  • Behind the scenes peek at Trudie Styler and Sting's eco-friendly Tuscan estate with an in-depth look at the foods grown and prepared there
  • The making of Sting's album If On A Winter's Night
  • 55 minutes

Pilates Core Challenge DVD:
The Pilates Core Challenge DVD helps you strengthen and tone muscles, improves posture, flexibility and balance, and create a sleek, firm and strong body. Each movement targets the core muscles of the body, including the abs, lower back, hips and buttocks. By focusing on your core muscles, this DVD helps you build lean muscle that burns calories more efficiently. World-renowned Pilates instructor Ana Cabán provides clear, detailed instruction to help you achieve proper form, control and breath as you move through classic Pilates exercises including the Hundreds, Roll-up, Single Leg Stretch, Double Leg Stretch and Scissors. Discover the practice that athletes, dancers, celebrities and others rave about. Recommended prop: Pilates mat. 60 minutes.

Abs Pilates Workout DVD:
The strong and lean Pilates body is based in the powerhouse—the deep, woven layers of the abdominal and lower back muscles. The Pilates system of exercise empowers you to stand confidently and move gracefully through your life, by grounding your movements in the strong core of your body. The regular practice of Pilates helps you strengthen your body’s center of power and create a sleek, streamlined look you will love! 30 minutes.

Core Strength Pilates DVD:
For Trudie Styler — actress, producer, environmental activist and wife of rock star Sting — Pilates has been the perfect solution to maintaining strength and vitality. A collaborative effort between Trudie Styler and fitness guru James D'Silva, Core Strength Pilates is a complete head-to-toe workout. 55 minutes. USA.

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GET TO KNOW ANA CABÁN
Award-winning, certified Pilates instructor Ana Cabán is a professional dancer who turned to Pilates for empowerment and injury rehabilitation. Ana and her videos have been featured in CBS News, Weight Watchers Magazine, The Los Angeles Daily News and The Miami Herald.

GET TO KNOW TRUDIE STYLER & JAMES D’SILVA
Trudie Styler is an actress, film producer, director, human rights activist, environmentalist and organic farmer. Trudie’s charitable works for human rights and the environment have been recognized by many award-giving bodies, and through her work she is committed to working to improve the lives of impoverished and exploited children all over the world. In 1990, Trudie and Sting moved to Lake House in the English countryside and, determined to raise their children on a fresh and healthy diet, set about converting the 200 acres of farmland to organic status.

James D’Silva was born and raised in Goa, India, before moving to England to continue his training in classical and contemporary dance. Ten years ago he opened up his own Pilates studio in London – Bombay Gymkhana – and from this base his reputation has become well-established among his many devoted and celebrated clients. James teaches his own personally devised workouts, which incorporate Pilates, yoga and dance. Using a multifunctional workout machine he created, James specializes in exercise regimes that increase flexibility, strengthen and tone muscles and improve structural fitness.

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Pilates 2002 ???

I am a 58 years old man. I have the 2002 DVD simply named "Pilates". It was produced in 2002. I don't have the instructions that were designed for it.

Is the method OK for a man on my age ? What do the 5 sections refer to: one section for the first day, the second the next day, etc. ? How should one go from one to another ?

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Without knowing what Pilates DVD your looking at or who the instructor is it's hard to say what each section is for. I attempted to look up a DVD just called Pilates from 2002 and I was unable to find anything. However you can do Pilates daily as long as your body feels up to it. Of course you always want to consult with a physician before starting any new physical regimen. Typically with DVD's that are segmented you can do one each day or a couple one day and then skip a day and do two more. They are normally designed to be interchangeable and able to be done in any order unless other wise indicated. Typically for Pilates to be effective you want to practice it at least 3 times a week but you can do as much more as you can handle.
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