Pilates Equestrian Training Pueblo CO

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Pueblo, CO. 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.

Pueblo West Snap Fitness
(719) 544-7627
198 South Purcell Blvd.
Pueblo West, CO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Better Bodies and Assoc
(719) 544-0168
126 W D St
Pueblo, CO
 
Sunset Bowl
(719) 561-8570
Sunset Plaza Shoppin
Pueblo, CO
 
St Leanders Gym
(719) 253-0037
1438 East 6th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Curves Pueblo CO
4041 Club Manor Drive
Pueblo, CO
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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Major Fitness
(719) 295-2567
1000 W 6th St
Pueblo, CO
 
Quick Gym - Pueblo
(719) 545-4431
514 North Main Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Bodies By T
(719) 744-0474
304 W 4th St
Pueblo, CO
 
Therafit Personalized Fitness
(719) 545-2425
112 Broadway Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
Mos Taekwondo Inc
(719) 546-1274
3307 N Elizabeth St
Pueblo, CO
 
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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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