Pilates for Wimps: Total Fitness for the Partially Motivated (For WimpsT Series)
Publish Date: 2003-10-01
Author: Jennifer DeLuca
Wimps of the World--you can work out without being embarrassed. Here is Pilates broken down and made simple for those who want to get fit without becoming a gym rat. The bestselling Wimps series shows the way to Pilates success with the help of a certified, highly experienced instructor; easy-to-follow instructions; and a wealth of detailed, encouraging photographs of ordinary, average guys and gals mastering the technique. Begin toning and reshaping your body with basic mat exercises for the stomach, back, legs, and arms, plus powerhouse moves that work each area together. Choose from a menu of different options that relieve everyday problems, including the tension that builds while sitting at a computer all day. There's even a no time to workout workout. Pilates is truly a body-changing experience, and with this reassuring presentation, no wimp need miss out.
About the Author: Jennifer DeLuca is Director, Senior Instructor and President of BodyTonic, Inc., in Brooklyn, New York. Jennifer has been a Certified Teacher of the Pilates Method of Body Conditioning since 1995, and has trained with Joseph Pilates's famed pupil, Romana Kryzanowska and other renowned instructors. Jennifer and BodyTonic have been featured in magazines such as Self, Allure, Glamour, New Woman, and TimeOut New York.