Pilates Training for Athletes
The following sport professionals and more are now discovering that Pilates is one of
the best forms of conditioning a top-tier athlete can participate in. Pilates' integration of the trunk, pelvis and shoulder girdle and emphasis on proper breathing,
correct spinal and pelvic alignment and smooth flowing movement allow athletes to access each part of the body individually,
and become familiar with the functional mechanics.With Pilates training, athletes can hit the ball farther, run faster, jump higher – and they do it
without pain or injury to themselves.
New Jersey Nets
Green Bay Packers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Regardless of whether you are a professional athlete or just have a love of your sport, with Pilates programming,
improve the athleticism in you. A program tailored just for you will increase your range of motion, rotation, power,
flexibility, balance, agility, grace and focus. Pilates and Barbara can help you succeed to a higher level. You’ll
see amazing results!
Pilates (Contrology) develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong
postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit." J H Pilates
Pilates For Golf
Exercises simulating movements of the golf swing will add distance
to your strokes and lower your handicap.
the core rotationally while stretching in opposing movements, are the key to a better game.
You’ll see and feel the difference with each session with Barbara!
Pilates For Tennis, Racquetball,
Baseball and Softball
Improve your serve, your swing, your pitch and balance with
simulate the movement of your sport to increase your overall range of motion, rotation, power, balance and agility.
Pilates improves your mental focus as well!
Skiing and Gymnastics
What better way to improve your skills
than with Balance! If it’s snow-skiing, water-skiing or gymnastics,
strengthening the smaller muscle groups and stretching the belly of the larger muscle groups will not only improve
balance but agility and grace as well.
Pilates For Equestrians
Whether you ride
competitively or for pleasure, improve your seat by strengthening the core with focus on the lower body.
Exercises selected just for you will enhance your ability, taking you to a new plateau
while also improving balance.
Pilates For Swimming
Many of the Pilates exercises simulate
swimming movements. The upper and lower extremities are key to a great swimming stroke.
A swimmer’s larger muscle groups can get over contracted. Focusing
on the core, strengthening and stretching will ease over contraction and strengthen
the muscles you didn’t even know you had! You’ll see improvements in your
Pilates is beneficial for many other sports! Call Barbara at the studio to discuss your personal
goals. You'll bring your love of the game to the MAX!!
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