Pilates Equestrian Training Lawton OK

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Lawton, OK. 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.

Curves Lawton OK - East
1916-A East Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK
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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Fit For Life
(580) 595-9510
309 Southwest 9th Street
Lawton, OK
 
Curves Lawton OK - Northwest
6726 NW Cache Rd.
Lawton, OK
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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Anytime Fitness
(580) 531-0171
6414 NW Cache Road
Lawton, OK
 
Fit for Life
(580) 595-9510
309 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK
 
Bad Boys Boxing & Fitness
(580) 357-3993
118 Southwest B Avenue
Lawton, OK
 
Cross Fit Havoc
(580) 248-6000
2019 Southwest Washington Avenue
Lawton, OK
 
Anytime Fitness Lawton, OK
(580) 531-0171
6414 NW Cache Road
Lawton, OK
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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Ymca
(580) 355-9622
5 SW 5th St
Lawton, OK
 
Curves of Lawton Ok-East
(580) 250-0566
1916 E Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
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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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