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Pilates for Runners in Prestbury & Surrounding Areas

Run faster and farther with less chance of injury

Whether you’re a competitive runner or weekend jogger trying to shed a few pounds, there’s no doubt that running is an easy way to keep in great cardiovascular shape.

Pilates exercises create a stronger, more flexible spine and core, and also promote faster recovery from strains or injuries.

For a runner, posture is one of the key ingredients to success. And posture is very dependent on a strong core. Pilates develops a strong core by supporting and strengthening the muscles of the torso, hips shoulders and pelvis. These can eventually lead to a huge positive difference in your posture, technique, balance and stability. It enables you to focus on where your head and neck are in relation to the spine and pelvis, on down through the legs and toes. This all adds up to more efficient movement and less chance of injury.

Physical Benefits of Pilates

  • Build up the back muscles evenly
  • Elongate and align the spine for better stability
  • Expand the diaphragm
  • Increase overall flexibility, strength, and balance
  • Increase range of motion in hips and shoulders
  • Enhance concentration through focused breathing
  • Provide more upright running
  • Help bodies recover faster from injuries

Psychological Benefits of Pilates

  • Run more efficiently uphill with a stabilized musculature
  • Run more efficiently downhill with a stronger and more balanced sciatic area
  • Experience less tightening of the neck, head and shoulders
  • Focus on proper movement with better kinaesthetic awareness
  • Decrease fatigue because of less strain on the body
  • Shave seconds off your times because you move more efficiently
  • Run without pain!

Prices

Pilates Mat Classes

Tuesday and Thursday 10.00 - 10.45am and 9am-9.45am

The cost is £95 for a block of 8 sessions.

 

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