“I love Pilates. It was created for dancers, and it works all the muscles that you don’t work as a dancer. It makes these muscles stronger and it’s a really good, complete exercise. And I love Yoga, but I haven’t done it for a while.” Penelope also likes to do meditation and has another beauty and health secret. “What I do is sleep.” Her sleeping record, she says, is 17 hours, although she normally manages to get eight. “But I’ll do 10 or 12 hours if I can.”
The 40-year-old actress credits the Mediterranean diet and Pilates as key to regaining that stunning silhouette.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell revealed the secret behind her famous figure this week.The British model posted a snap on WhoSay of her morning workout regime with the caption: ‘Morning darling stretch and Rise davehigginspilates.’The caption refers to Naomi’s favorite London trainer, Dave Higgins, who founded studio TenPilates; the pioneers of dynamic Pilates, a more intense form of the popular exercise class.
In an interview with Harpers Bazaar, the supermodel recently revealed pilates as an essential part of her morning routine in between juice drinks and herbal tea.In the picture Naomi poses on a pilates reformer bed, costing over $2000; but if you’re a pilates beginner and don’t want to remortgage the house in the name of exercise we’ve got three essential pilates exercises to get you started on the path to your very own supermodel body!
Smoken Hot Kate Hudson shared her workout regime on how to achieve her beautiful body. I would do 45 or 55 minutes of cardio then an hour of Pilates or yoga, three times a week.Kate has been working with the same personal trainer and Pilates instructor for 15 years, Nicole Stuart. Above in blue Kate Hudson shows off her sculpted legs in purple playsuit as she supports fiance Matt Bellamy at iHeartRadio music festiva
Stuart. explains why Pilates “It primarily works your core, but not just the front. You’ll work the entire body—front, sides, back, your whole midsection, trunk—it pulls everything in and together. You’ll become tighter, more toned, and stronger. It makes you stand taller, makes you have more confidence, makes you more grounded. You’ll lose inches and get that leaner, longer look. After the first 10 sessions, you’ll feel different. After 20 sessions, you’ll see a difference!”
Mick Jagger has survived a wild and crazy rock-star’s carrier that has “been the ruin of many a poor boy”. He has changed his evil ways and today at 68 is living a healthy Senior Pilates lifestyle. He even practices ballet to keep himself limber.
Jagger has curbed his drinking and maintains a diet that consists of wholegrain bread, potatoes, rice, beans, pasta, chicken and fish. He reportedly also uses some supplements regularly that includes Vitamins A, C, D and E as well as B complexes, cod liver oil, ginseng and ginkgo biloba.
Mick Jagger Says That Yoga, Pilates and Exercise Keep Him Young.
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There may not be another player in the NBA who works as hard as Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, who knows pushing through the pain barrier is the key to improving his strength and conditioning.
Kobe Bryant of the U.S. Basketball Men’s National Team during his pilates workout at training camp. “Bryant is in the best shape of his life. He’s dropped eighteen pounds, has totally revised his diet, and is traveling with his own personal Pilates instructor. Leaner, longer, firmer, and stronger. Above Kobe works out on the Pilates Reformer. Pilates has been the exercise of the rich and famous and people in the know for decades. Men and women alike praise Pilates workouts for enhancing their performance on and off the playing field.
“ I do Pilates and yoga to stay in front of the curve. I feel like it’s helping me. Does it work for everybody? I don’t know. I’m not a guru on how to be in the best condition. Let me sit here and tell you that. But it works for me.” - LeBron James, Miami Heat
“Pilates has been great for my core and will help my strength when I’m down low in the post. Other guys won’t be able to move me off a spot easily.” – Greg Oden, Portland Trail Blazers
Kidd finished a close second in league-wide MVP voting and thinks Pilates deserves some credit. That’s why he says it’s a good bet that in the injury-riddled NBA, “Pilates is not going to be a secret for long.” At 34, Kidd had one of the best season of his career. It is unusual that a player his age is still considered one of the best at his position in the world and has actually improved as of late. But that’s what Pilates does for athletes that are looking for the edge.
There is simply no better workout for building deep internal core strength, developing long and lean muscles that are resilient under stress, preventing injury, and for fine tuning mental focus and deep core strength .
This allows the body to move from a center/anchor that enables Pilates Buff Jason Kidd, arguably the best Point Guard in the world , to seemingly defiy gravity and continue playing long and strong.
WNBL Adelaide Lightning’s basketball star Suzy Batkovic back in the game demonstrating amazing form after discovering Pilates as the key to rehabing her back and preventing further injury. Like so many other athletes in the know.
BATGIRL, Suzy Batkovic, puts her return to super-hero form down to incorporating Pilates into her daily workouts.
” The league’s reigning MVP said. “The back has been really good,” she said. “I’ve had my ups and downs with the back and Pilates strengthens different areas.”
“The elbow’s still hurting.” but not much else is”. Batkovic, like so many other suscessfull athletes, is using a Pilates program to rehab her back. Super athletes continue to incorporate Pilates Workouts into their training program to ensure susceptible back injuries and the muscles that need to stabalize their core stay strong.
After last week securing a second Player of the Week award, she followed up against West Coast with 24 points on 12-of-18 shooting – which included her patented Batgirl step-around move, known as the “batarang” – in the 85-48 rout.
She also snared nine rebounds and added a new weapon – the “bat ‘em-back” – throwing out seven shots. She uses Pilates to help her be the best she can be like so many other Super-Stars
Three steals completed her stats line, one of them a gem from Waves guard Melissa Marsh, after which she dived to the floor to save the ball, banging her elbow. “The elbow’s still hurting.” But not much else is.
Now leading the league in scoring, rebounding and shot-blocking, Pilates has enabled Batkovic to firmly returned her focus to her game.
After her painful Olympic performance she thought her back injury would end her carrier.
Pilates helped change all that
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Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldridge on bouncing back into Angel shape post baby. “I do ballet and pilates while Dixie naps” “It really changes the way my body feels,” she says “And after I finish, it’s like I’ve had a massage.”
” I do a lot of yoga and Pilates. I think men should do them, too. They’re amazing ways to work out. I’m constantly telling my husband he should do Pilates because it’s such an intense workout. I know it seems really girly, but I’ve seen huge athletes do it”
How does she prepare for her fashion shows “I just do a little extra . . . a little extra pilates, but nothing crazy.” Just like her fellow angles.
To look great in their new uniforms 2012 Rookie Kali and Kim Nicole choose Pilates to make their uniforms look great. Kali Nicole who is a Dance Director/Instructor and Kim Nicole a Pediatric Physical therapist choose Pilates to keep them injury free and in tip-top-shape.
These Beautiful women who perform the daring and athletic routines at professional sports games, work harder than anyone would imagine to stay in such great shape.
Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldridge does Pilates to sculpt her body from head to toe. “It really changes the way my body feels,” she says. “And after I finish, it’s like I’ve had a massage.” In addition to making you feel incredible in (and out of) your clothes, Pilates truly can change your body
The 26-year-old model, who gave birth to baby girl Dixie Pearl just over four months ago, was actually pregnant during the last VS show in November 2011 and has since credited eating organic foods and a rigorous routine of ballet and Pilates …that got her runway-ready.
Pre Post Natal Pilates Workouts Work. Pilates Gives Us The Results We Are Looking For
She joins a long list of super models that know Victoria’s Secret…Pilates gives them the results they are looking for. Her associates include Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, Gisele Bundchen Brody, and Miranda Kerr who credits Pilates for keeping them fit to be an Angel.
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