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Using Pilates for Stronger Squats and Deadlifts

If you had told me five years ago that Pilates would make me a stronger lifter I would have laughed in your face. Lifting weights is hard enough. How could an exercise method popularized by housewives and celebrities benefit my inner meathead? As it turns out, Pilates is one of the toughest exercise methods I’ve ever put my body through because …

Pilates for Men: How to Coach Strong, Athletic Bodies

Let me cut to the chase: Men should train differently than women in Pilates. Yes, both sexes learn the exact same exercises, but the emphasis on the what and how they’re done are different. This isn’t sexist, it’s common sense. Not only are their goals different, but gender and lifestyle differences present a unique set of challenges that may warrant a …