Callanetics


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Callanetics

(ˌkæləˈnɛtɪks)
n
(Gymnastics) (functioning as singular) trademark a system of exercise involving frequent repetition of small muscular movements and squeezes, designed to improve muscle tone
[C20: named after Callan Pinckney (born 1939), its US inventor]
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That said, I do swim a couple of times a week and, if I feel my size 12 figure getting a bit flabby, I might do a bit of Callanetics.
Boot camps, he thinks, are one of the best crazes because they keep motivation up; the 80s craze of Callanetics is one he wasn't so keen on.
Libby specialises in the Mary Adams Technique, a new style of exercise born out of the traditional Callanetics that helps women transform their body shape and drop dress sizes.
It's based on the Callanetics model and really gives me a good start to the day.
Previously, she ran a Callanetics exercise studio, Callanetics UK, and her Exclusives Hair and Beauty salon.
October 31, 2004 Atlanta, GA Callanetics Body Shaping Spiral Technique: Learn this powerful technique to shape and tone especially legs, thighs, buttocks, and abdomen.
Neither could two books on offer for pounds 1 each - workout bible Callanetics and a novel, The Great Hunger.
My Callanetics routine involves holding my stomach in.
She said: "I've been doing Callanetics since the 80s.
With her specially-designed Mary Adams Technique, a new style of exercise born out of traditional Callanetics, she has seen amazing results, with women changing shapes and dropping dress sizes.