Pilates for Athletes is for seasoned athletes and the beginner. Are you looking to improve your agility, power, speed, balance, breathing, strength, and flexibility? Pilates will teach the body better alignment, strength and flexibility, without impacting the joints.

How does Pilates for Athletes work?

The practice includes exercises that improve spinal functions. Therefore, each exercise prioritizes the spinal function along with the breath, and flow of movement.

The body works more efficiently like a well-oiled machine. The front side, backside, and lateral sides of the body are working together as one. Pilates exercises performed 2-3 times per week will provide maximum benefit.

Pilates for Athletes is a great form of rehabilitation. Most importantly, which makes it a great choice to regain strength and flexibility and reduce the risk of reinjury. Injuries to the back, neck, shoulders, knees, and hips are most common. Pilates includes resistance training and low weight-bearing exercises.

Pilates exercise on the Reformer.
Pilates on the Reformer showing a chest press with one red spring.

Professional Athletes use Pilates

Pilates has been used to train many elite athletes. Among other celebrity athletes, such as golf professional Tiger Woods, NBA player LeBron James, NFL player Calvin Johnson, and Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett 26, enjoys #MensPilates. Just to name a few professional athletes, click on the link to view Pilates in practice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtOmSJoUuLc

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The Pilates Room is located in downtown Portsmouth, NH. We offer specialized training in Pilates for Sports Therapy, back care, and sports injury. Other programs include Pilates for all lifestyles and those looking for better posture, strength, and flexibility.

We work with the Seacoast and beyond in areas surrounding Portsmouth, Rye, Newcastle, Dover, Kittery, Greenland, Stratham, Exeter, Newmarket, Lee.  Also southern Maine in areas surrounding Kittery, Eliot, and York. 

Learn more booking your Private or Semi Private session at https://thepilatesroomnh.com/book-an-appointment-2/