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pilates???

Discussion in 'Techniques / Training' started by hoponpop, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. hoponpop

    hoponpop Regular Member

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    hey i was wondering if pilates would help with badminton fitness lol its kinda a dumb question but i was just wondering

    thnx for ur help in advance:)
     
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    Pilates is a good cross training for badminton. It strengthens the core.

     
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    Doing Pilates will benefit badminton as it strengthens your core. I don't think it's a fitness thing though.
     
  4. hoponpop

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    hey thx for all the help but i just have one question lol its kinda dumb once again but what do you mean by "core".
     
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    I'm curious to hear how pilates can strengthen the core in a way that is transferable to badminton.
     
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    I've never done pilates but I understand it helps flexibility and strength. I think anything that helps your flexibility and strength are going to help your badminton skills.
     
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    Anything to work the core, Yoga, Pilates, bodyweight exercises will help your balance, speed and flexibility. They work all the muscles while maintain a pose, so not only the main targeted muscles are worked, but also the smaller stablizing ones that seldom get worked in a conventional weight resistance program.

     
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