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Pilates Equestrian Training Boone NC

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Boone, NC. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates studios, Pilates equipment, Pilates mats as well as information on Pilates training and content on Pilates equestrian training.

X Treme Fitness
(828) 266-1110
1434 NC Highway 105 Byp # 1
Boone, NC
 
Gym The
(828) 355-9988
253 New Market Ctr
Boone, NC

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Anytime Fitness
(828) 386-1100
148 Hwy 105 Extension
Boone, NC
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
249 Wilson Dr Ste. 2
Boone, NC

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Tim Cook's Health &Fitness
(828) 264-1227
662 NC Highway 105 Ext
Boone, NC
 
Anytime Fitness Boone
(828) 386-1100
148 Highway 105 Ext
Boone, NC

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Curves For Women
(828) 263-0007
249 Wilson Dr # 2
Boone, NC
 
Anytime Fitness Boone, NC
(828) 386-1100
148 Hwy 105 Extension, Suite 101
Boone, NC
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves Boone NC
249 Wilson Drive, Ste. 2
Boone, NC
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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X-Treme Fitness
(828) 266-1110
1434 Hwy 105
Boone, NC
 
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Pilates for Equestrians

photo by Bob GoberBy Elizabeth Hanson 

As Pilates instructors we know that restoring balance, strength and flexibility in the body will help anyone improve in their favorite sport. For equestrians of all disciplines and levels this is particularly true, as riding can be hard on the body. Until recently, riders have not given much credence to cross-training as a way to improve their performance. Fortunately, this is changing and more equestrians are realizing that if they want to get the most out of their ride, they need to spend some time off the horse improving their physical condition.

Having worked with riders for many years, I have found that the best way to get their attention is to learn how to “speak equestrian” in Pilates sessions. They want to know how each exercise will help them with their particular riding issues. If you understand what the imbalances in their bodies cause them to do incorrectly on horseback, you can make their Pilates workouts more effective, and most importantly, give them big incentive to come back. Knowing how to assess pelvic imbalances and spinal conditions and apply correctives, as I do for my equestrian clients, is a great tool for any Pilates instructor.

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