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Best YouTube Workout Videos

I'm looking for the best YouTube workout videos/channels, in the 20-60 minute range. Specifics for me inside but I'm happy to also have recs for great videos that don't suit me now but may suit my later, or help other people! [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Sep 18, 2015 - 11 answers

Help me maximize fat loss without bulking up more

Is yoga and pilates (plus diet) enough to slim down my lower half without bulking up more? [more inside]
posted by whoaali on Jul 12, 2015 - 23 answers

If you were my personal trainer, how would you schedule my workouts?

I am looking for guidance on how to maximize the effectiveness of my workouts while keeping my overall fitness practice diverse, challenging and appropriate for my body's recovery needs. [more inside]
posted by nightrecordings on Apr 19, 2015 - 8 answers

Helping a teen keep weight loss momentum going...

Help me support my teen daughter with her health efforts... [more inside]
posted by pearlybob on Jul 10, 2014 - 27 answers

What other exercises can I do with this pole with straps?

I got this pilates bar with straps on it from Danskin last year, and it is the bomb diggity. I normally hook my feet into the loops on the bottom part of the strap and do arm or core stuff, like little bicep or tricep curls. What other things should I try with it? Also, is there a better name for it? If I knew exactly what it was called I'd probably have better luck googling for it...
posted by spunweb on Aug 3, 2013 - 2 answers

I vant to PAHMP. ME. AHP.

I vant to PAHMP. ME. AHP. [more inside]
posted by Evilspork on Aug 2, 2012 - 7 answers

Just Say Noga

What are some alternatives to yoga for flexibility and strength? [more inside]
posted by adamdschneider on Jul 19, 2012 - 17 answers

Pilates Please

Can you recommend a good pilates video? [more inside]
posted by Clotilde on Apr 8, 2012 - 6 answers

Decently priced Pilates studio?

I'm looking for a decent Pilates studio in NYC, that doesn't cost a billion dollars. [more inside]
posted by silverstatue on Feb 1, 2011 - 2 answers

Looking for: exercise program to deal with flab, but NOT drop weight

I want to be less flabby. I cannot afford to join a gym or get a personal trainer. Does it sound like strength training will work for me? [more inside]
posted by SkylitDrawl on Jan 19, 2011 - 21 answers

Picky person looking for the perfect exercise activity.

I'm having trouble finding exercises that will work for me in the long term. Perhaps you know someone who has been in a similar situation. Inside: Health issues and personality to take into account. [more inside]
posted by midnightmoonlight on Dec 30, 2010 - 37 answers

I am looking for the best information about hip flexibility.

I am looking for a web site or book that someone here can recommend detailing ALL major stretches for the hips and lower body that also shows anatomical diagrams of exactly what is being stretched by the stretches. I have seen some good stuff on the net, but i am looking for a complete list with anatomical diagrams. If it is only hips, thats OK too. Thank You. [more inside]
posted by StUdIoGeEk on Dec 28, 2010 - 5 answers

Help me find useful yoga and/or pilates DVDs.

Can you tell me about your experiences with pilates or yoga in regards to lower back pain? DVD or CD recommendations especially helpful. [more inside]
posted by rosethorn on Oct 26, 2009 - 18 answers

What's the secret to loose-limbed happiness?

You know that loose-limbed, joints-fully-lubricated feeling you get after a massage or a jacuzzi? I want that feeling all the time. What's your secret? [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Aug 20, 2009 - 20 answers

Please recommend decent New York Sports Clubs group class instructors

Has anyone had a good experience with any of the group class instructors at New York Sports Club? I am trying to find a Pilates class there, and most of the instructors don't appear to know what they're doing. [more inside]
posted by sidecar144 on Aug 15, 2009 - 1 answer

Picking a pilates studio?

How do you choose a good pilates studio? I'm a total pilates beginner; what should I be looking for in a studio? Or, if you're in Toronto, do you know a good pilates studio in or near the Annex? [more inside]
posted by iona on Aug 9, 2009 - 5 answers

I could deadlift that weight if I could just bend over that far....

Adding Pilates or other stretching to a weight training routine - how? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Jul 27, 2009 - 13 answers

Are there any local Pilates classes?

Any good Pilates classes to be found on the cheap in Portland/Salem areas? [more inside]
posted by thatbrunette on Apr 1, 2009 - 3 answers

For this pilates studio owner, marketing is a stretch...

Ideas for marketing a new pilates studio in Manhattan? [more inside]
posted by lgandme0717 on Feb 8, 2009 - 2 answers

Yoga or Pilates in the capital

Tell me about some great yoga or Pilates teachers in DC who work with older students. My mom has chronic pain issues, arthritis and osteoporosis. We would like to work with someone to set up a gentle routine that she can do at home.
posted by freshwater_pr0n on Nov 8, 2008 - 1 answer

Pilates workout in my office?

Looking for pilates workouts that I can view online on my office PC. [more inside]
posted by mistsandrain on Jul 24, 2008 - 2 answers

"I fart in your general direction." Please help us stop! The guy in my pilates class thanks you!

Ladies and Pilates - question about unintended sounds during class. I know it's normal but is there any way to clamp down to quiet down once in a while? This doesn't seem to happen as much during yoga, and it doesn't matter if I've had sex recently or not. [more inside]
posted by barometer on Jan 24, 2008 - 9 answers

What do I do now that I've graduated?

Please help me figure out what to do with myself now that I've graduated. I have tons of questions and may be over looking all the obvious answers. [more inside]
posted by grablife365 on Jan 10, 2008 - 4 answers

"I love drinking those!"

Help me get ready for a Pilates class! [more inside]
posted by rossination on Dec 29, 2007 - 10 answers

Yoga/Pilates for a hardworking nurse

How do I find yoga/pilates classes that will work with a nurse's irregular shift schedule? Also, is yoga/pilates effective for dealing with leg/back pain due to working 12+ hour shifts on one's feet? [more inside]
posted by TheyCallItPeace on Nov 8, 2007 - 7 answers

Unchain my rollups

What is happening to me when I try to do situps? [more inside]
posted by zadcat on Jun 14, 2007 - 9 answers

Abs Workout

Simple, structured abs workout - got one? [more inside]
posted by Miko on Apr 7, 2006 - 16 answers

Pilate my Body

Please recommend a good Pilates book with a focus on mat exercises. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Feb 9, 2006 - 11 answers

Pilates classes in NYC

Looking for a Pilates class in NYC. Want to try the machines, but even a mat-based class that doesn't cost a fortune would be good.
posted by garbo on Jul 14, 2005 - 4 answers

Swim your way to a healthier you?

Yes, another physical fitness question. I, like some others in the green of late, need to find my fitter self. I am going to turn 35 on Sunday, have two beautiful and energetic young daughters, and so…my lack of fitness is bumming me out, man. [more inside]
posted by Richat on Apr 29, 2005 - 15 answers

Exercise Recommendations

Fitness advice: I'm on a long term weight loss program (~2lbs/week.) 32lbs into it, I'm starting to think that I'd better do more than Dance Dance Revolution if I don't want to become one of those skin-saggy people from Ripley's Believe It Or Not. I'm considering either Tae Bo or Pilates for at-home exercise, and would like testimonials or suggestions for other programs. [more inside]
posted by precocious on Apr 12, 2004 - 21 answers

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