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The advantages of Pilates as Cross-Training

Pilates is synonymous with core conditioning but it isn’t the only motivation behind cross-training. A stronger core, improved neuromuscular control and the perfect blend of strength and flexibility will prevent injuries and improve your form. Better concentration,...

Pilates for Golfers

According to the PGA Pro Mat Baird, there are three main areas that are necessary to focus on to improve your golf game and prevent injuries. These are your core, hamstrings and gluteal muscles and flexibility. A strong core supports the spine and provides balance and...

Pilates for Tennis and Other Racquet Sports

You’re in good company when you make Pilates part of your game plan. Many professional players are turning to Pilates to help improve their game, prevent and recover from injuries. Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Venus and Serena Williams all include Pilates in their...

Pilates for Triathletes

Although there is a natural cross-training element in a triathlete’s exercise programme, strength and flexibility-based exercises puts you ahead of the pack. By taking into consideration the intensity of the time and energy you invest in your training, Body Mechanix...

Pilates for Cyclists

Each sport involves a certain psyche that is developed through its habitual practice. Cyclists, whether road or mountain bikers, have incredible mental and physical endurance. It is this ability to focus and concentrate that helps cyclists adopt the Pilates method...