Pilates Equestrian Training Paducah KY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Paducah, KY. 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.

Paducah Snap Fitness
(270) 443-0900
3215 Irvin Cobb Dr., Suite 103
Paducah, KY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Fitness Argonants
(270) 538-5313
3031 Broadway Street
Paducah, KY
 
Snap Fitness
(270) 443-0900
3215 Irvin Cobb Dr.
Paducah, KY
 
Hampton Physical Therapy
(270) 443-0681
5150 Village Square Dr
Paducah, KY
 
Energy Fitness Midtown
(270) 443-7529
3425 Oak Street
Paducah, KY
 
Paducah Snap Fitness
Friendship Road and Blandville Road
Paducah, KY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Argonauts Fitness
(270) 443-5438
3031 Broadway Street
Paducah, KY
 
Energy Fitness
(270) 554-7222
2343 New Holt Rd
Paducah, KY
 
Curves Paducah KY
3420 Park Ave., Ste. 3
Paducah, KY
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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Baptist Family Fitness
(270) 443-7529
3425 Oak St
Paducah, KY
 
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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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