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Make Every Workout Comfortable For Your Body

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If you are a big fan of exercise and you are taking up a certain activities, you will be quick to learn that almost every sport or sport – like activity requires certain equipment which makes training much more comfortable and enjoyable. Naturally, you can always consider taking up your exercise without the given equipment, but having the equipment necessary for your training is certainly going to make it a lot easier. Depending on the activity you chose to take up on, you might choose different accessories and pieces of equipment which are going to ease your training.

For which activities could the equipment be considered useful?

Some of the most popular activities most people choose to pursue are yoga, Pilates and aerobics. Any of these activities might require you to buy some extra equipment, which you can certainly purchase in specialized stores. The most popular choice for a comfortable workout is an exercise mat, which is usually made out of foam and could be found in several colors, for your convenience. It can be used as the support for any sort of exercise, not just Pilates or yoga. Even if you decided to do some working out from your home, you could buy one of these and use them as a supporter.

Where could I find them?

You can find these sorts of mats virtually anywhere. The option which would bring you the most convenience would be ordering one online and having it delivered to you, but you can also head to a Pilates exercise equipment store or any other sports equipment store, where you will be able to find either this particular mat, or at least a version of it, which would be the most similar to what you are looking for. Overall, they provide perfect support for your spine and help your body not get damaged while you handle the exercise routine.

 
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Posted by on September 22, 2014 in Fitness Equipment, Health & Fitness

 

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Use Foam rollers to provide strength to body muscles

Foam rollers have long been used for rehabilitation clinics as a multipurpose tool to improve core stability, pro prioception, balance, soft-tissue mobility and body awareness.  Now these versatile devices are being used in fitness and weight loss centre, Pilates mat classes, athletic training centres, yoga studio and physical therapy clinics.

Athletes and physical therapist used Foam rolling technique to inhibit overactive muscles. It is called a self-myofascial release (SMR) technique. This type of stretching utilizes the concept of autogenic inhibition and use to improve soft tissue extensibility.

By using Foam rollers you can add a new dimension to different type of workouts because they are ideal for weight loss and training sessions of all ages and body types.  Many personal fitness trainers and group fitness instructors are using foam rollers into their training programs.

This technique can  be useful for many muscles, including: gastronomies, piriformis,, latissimus dorsi,  adductors, , hamstrings, quadriceps,  hip flexors, thoracic spine (rhomboids and trapezius), and TFL. By using foam roller and half foam roller you can improve your muscle strength.  Physical therapist used this technique by rolling this Foam rollers are   under each muscle group until an effected tender area is found. After finding tender are they maintain the pressure on the tender areas for 30 to 60 seconds.  Researches shows that foam rollers have the same effects as deep-tissue massage done.

Form roller : – Foam roller is a equipment that is used for foam rolling. This equipment consists of a foam cylinder of various sizes; most common dimension is 12 inches long, with 6 inch diameter. You can find longer foam roller up to 36 inches in length. This longer foam roller is used to produce rolling over certain muscles in the back side of body.  Different densities of foam rollers are available in market and they are denoted by their colors. .

People should start form rolling with a softer foam roll because they have tight muscle and severe trigger points which can be injured easily. White color rollers are typically softer and suitable for beginners, while blue and black rolls tend to be much firmer and used by experts.

Application of foam rollers :-

  • Basic positioning and alignment
  • Core stabilization
  • Strength training
  • Balance training
  • Flexibility

When you start work out with foam roller or half foam roller it might be hurting for some days. Because your muscles will be stretched but it will be a short term pain. After frequently uses your body will be used to for stretching.

Foam rollers not only give magical effect to athletes body but also beneficial for dynamic stretching, strengthen the knee, core work and exercises to target

If you use Foam rollers in correct way it may release tension, stretches and tightness between the muscles and the fascia. Main reason of this tension or tightness is repetitive moving patterns such as running, resistance training or other repetitive sports/actions. Foam roller and half foam roller can help improve flexibility, strength of muscles and range of movement, and they minimize the risk of injury.

 

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What is Pilates?

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There’s a very good chance you have heard someone in your life talking about Pilates, it seems that no matter which way you turn, from professional athletes to new moms, somebody is espousing the incredible benefits of this exercise regime. But why is it so popular? And should you try it?

Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century, who wanted to increase his student’s flexibility, strength and stamina. The popularity of Pilates slowly grew over time until there was a huge explosion of interest in the late 90’s and 00’s. However Pilates has proven itself to be a highly effective method of exercise and not just a flash-in-the-pan fad. Interest in Pilates continues to grow as people all over the world find out its amazing benefits.

Pilates using stretching, strengthening and light resistance exercises to improve their core strength. Many people of all types of fitness levels have seen significant increases in their posture, strength, flexibility and even circulation. Bad backs and neck pain can also be vastly improved with Pilates. Because of the focus on strengthening your core and spine, one benefit of Pilates is that you can become very aware of your body and how you hold yourself and you will find yourself correcting your posture and body naturally in everyday life. How you sit, stand and move will change and you will find all those little aches and pains will start to disappear. Pilates is excellent for all types of people, especially for those who sit or do computer work all day, as posture can become very awkward bent over a desk all day.

A lot of work can be done on a floor mat in a group class, but there is equipment that can be used, like a Pilates ring. The Pilates ring is commonly used by squeezing it lightly between the hands or legs to provide a light resistance. Using the ring while changing positions means the body will have challenges to balance and will have to use its core muscles to adjust.

Another key piece of Pilates Equipment is the reformer. The Pilates reformer is a large padded seat with a frame and foot bar. It uses a series of pulleys for your legs and arms to provide that all important resistance which is key to building strength and improving flexibility. Using the reformer is usually best done with a professional trainer until you are comfortable enough with its use.

Pilates is a great form of exercise with many health benefits just make sure you have the right equipment on hand in order maximize your time spent doing it.

 
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Posted by on April 29, 2014 in Health & Fitness

 

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Use these Pilates Stretch / Resistance Band

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Stretch / Resistance Band – Special Price: $11.08

These resistance bands are ideal for Mat Pilates, strength and flexibility training, Toning & Sculpts Muscles and rehabilitation therapy.

Features

  • Durable Long Lasting
  • Flat and smooth latex construction
  • Great to take travelling
  • Also known as Pilates Therobands

Specifications

  • Material: Latex
  • Thickness: 3mm & 5mm

Buy 3 for $9.71 each and save 13% | Buy 10 for $6.55 each and save 41%

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Posted by on April 14, 2014 in Health & Fitness

 

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A large collection of Grip Socks

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Grip Socks – $12.00

Grip socks are not only hygienic option to bare feet; they also allow you to keep your socks on when doing exercises which require grip between your feet and the mat or equipment.

Specifications

•         Material: Socks are 90% cotton and 10% spandex.

•         Size: S (W5-8) or M (W8-11 M6-10)

Care instructions:

Warm delicate wash with like colors. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry.

Buy 3 for $9.57 each and save 21% | Buy 10 for $7.43 each and save 39%

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Posted by on April 14, 2014 in Health & Fitness

 

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Foam Exercise Mat – Discover the biggest selection

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Foam Exercise Mat – $34.76

Features

  • Extra Thick Exercise Mat
  • Non-slip surface grips the floor to prevent injuries
  • Moisture-resistant skin is easy to clean

Specifications

  • Material: NBR
  • Thickness: 1.9cm
  • Size: 190*61cm
  • Colour : Dark Grey & Orange

Discover the biggest selection of Foam Exercise Mat on sale in Equip 4 Pilates. You purchase by To Major Cities, outstanding Prices, accomplish Service!! – 30 day money back responsibility, prefer by Pilates Instructors.

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Posted by on April 10, 2014 in Health & Fitness

 

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Pilates Studio Hygiene Pack

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Pilates Studio Hygiene Value Pack – Special Price: $37.00

  • Organic Hand Towel (Grey &  White)
  • Pilates Toe-less Grip Socks (S or M)
  • Pilates Grip Socks (S or M)

Organic cotton towels are woven in wealthy, nature-friendly colours. It’s outstandingly soft, highest quality long-staple 100% organic cotton.

Grip socks Pilates – Pilates toeless grip socks and Yoga toeless socks with non-slip sole. Material: Socks are 90% cotton and 10% spandex.

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Posted by on April 9, 2014 in Health & Fitness

 

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