Pilates for Triathletes Series

Videos on Vimeo: They Benefit Everyone

The big question I keep hearing is: Would any of these videos benefit me? Quick answer: Yes, these videos are for EVERYONE. I currently teach a mat Pilates class with ~50 people in it each week. The age of participation ranges from 12 to 75 years old. They all love it for different reasons. After releasing these videos last week,…

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Video Blog: “Lean Into the Wind”

Last month, Pilates for Triathletes Run Part II: “Lean Into the Wind” was published in the Pilates for Triathletes Series. The blog discussed the importance of neutral spine for optimal running. This is a continuation of that blog post. Below is a short video (2:16 min) on how to master: “Lean Into the Wind.”

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Pilates for Triathletes Run Part I: The Single Leg Squat

Whether you’re the occasional, recreational, or elite runner, there is one common link that should exist between all runners. It is independent of how the foot hits the ground or if the shoe is $50 or $250. It is also independent of age. The common link that should exist with all runners is: a strong, stable and efficient hip-pelvic-core complex. The parts…

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The Squat: How Low Should You Go?

The squat is a functional movement essential to transfer our body weight down and back up through space. It allows us to hover near the ground for work in the garden, to sit down into a chair and to get us low enough to grab a pan in a bottom cabinet. It’s a great movement (and exercise) that…

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