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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.

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

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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.

    Quote Originally Posted by stumblingfeet
    I'm curious to hear how pilates can strengthen the core in a way that is transferable to badminton.
    Last edited by cappy75; 04-02-2006 at 07:50 PM.

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