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Pilates for Injury Rehabilitation

Physio4life clients and athletes deserve customized, adaptable solutions when injury occurs or chronic pain impairs movement and performance. Pilates is the perfect way to help recover, rehabilitate, and

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Can I do Pilates if I’m pregnant?

Many gentle stretching and strengthening pilates exercises are good for a woman’s body and mind during pregnancy. Generally, moderate exercise is safe throughout a normal, healthy pregnancy. We

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How many times a week should I do Pilates?

The speed of your progress will depend on how many times a week you are able to commit to sessions. For optimum results, we recommend 2 to 3

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Will I lose weight through Pilates exercises?

In essence, pilates exercise is not a cardiovascular workout and burning calories is not is not its main focus. However, in conjunction with a sensible diet and some

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How do I get started? And how much is it?

We offer 1 to 1, 1 to 2 or 1 to 3 pilates sessions which are specially tailored to suit your needs. We offer a 50% discount on

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What is better? Mat classes or using equipment?

A pilates workout can be performed on a  mat alone however, the various equipment pieces such as the reformer incorporate light spring resistance that works like concentric and

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What age group is Pilates for?

Pilates can be beneficial for virtually all ages, fitness levels and body conditions. The method is a bridge between physical fitness and physical therapy, and can be adapted,

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What are the benefits of Pilates?

With regular commitment, pilates can: Improve strength, flexibility and balance Tone and build long, lean muscles without bulk Challenge deep abdominal muscles to support the core Engage the

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What is Pilates?

Pilates is a system of over 500 controlled exercises that engage the mind and condition the total body. It is a combination of strength and flexibility training that

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