Celebrity trainer and Pilates guru Brooke Siler teams up with the editors of Women’s Health to offer a comprehensive, authoritative manual on this proven fitness philosophy.
Trained by Joseph Pilates’ protégé, Romana Kryzanowska, Brooke is an unparalleled expert and one of the most sought after teachers for her signature body re-shaping techniques. Combining the best of flexibility and strength training, Pilates is the path to the lean fit body every woman craves―and the Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates guides readers in every step (and leg lift … ) of the way. Using the body as the ultimate fitness vehicle, Pilates transforms bodies in record time. From moves targeting trouble zones to cardio circuits that blast fat all over, this go-to manual covers everything including:
· How to incorporate Pilates at work, in travel, and in your daily routine
· What props to use to best boost your workout
· Pilates principles to help combat lower back pain, stress, low energy, and more!
From basic mat moves to the right foods that fuel a lean toned figure, the Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates is the go-to guide for beginners and experts alike.
Brooke Siler founded re:AB Pilates in1997, the renowned studio for authentic Pilates training in New York City, where her clients have included Madonna, Lauren Hutton, Zooey Deschanel, Liv Tyler and more. Hailed as the “trainer to the stars,” she trained under Joseph Pilates’ protégée, Romana Kryzanowska, for over a decade. Brooke also heads the teacher training program at reAB Pilates – named the “Gold Standard” of training programs by Time Out Magazine – where the next generation of Pilates teachers earn their stripes. Brooke has been recognized by Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Women’s Health, Fitness, Shape, PilatesStyle and multiple dozens more as one of the world’s leading fitness experts. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children, and teaches internationally.