Pilates


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Pi·la·tes

 (pĭ-lä′tēz)
n.
A system of exercises that promote the strengthening of the body, often using specialized equipment.

[After Joseph Hubertus Pilates (1880-1967), German-born American physical fitness instructor who developed the system.]

Pilates

(pɪˈlɑːtiːz)
n
a system of gentle exercise performed lying down that stretches and lengthens the muscles, designed to improve posture, flexibility, etc
[C20: named after Joseph Pilates (1880–1967), its German inventor]

Pi•la•tes

(pɪˈlɑ tiz)
Trademark. a system of physical conditioning involving low-impact exercises and stretches, performed on specialized equipment.
Also called Pila′tes meth`od.
Translations

Pilates

[pɪˈlɑːtiːz] nPilates m

Pilates

n (= fitness programme)Pilates nt
References in classic literature ?
Pilate, for instance, who was an important character, got 4s.
said jesting Pilate,and would not stay for an answer.
Named after Pontius Pilate, you know, that shot the apple off of William Tell's head.
It was nothing less than the copper plate Pilate put upon the Saviour's cross, and upon which he wrote, "THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
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Tanya Maria Aguila's love affair with Pilates started in 2012, when it helped her deal with aches and pains from running and her yoga practice.
Objective: This study aimed to evaluate postural awareness and changes in posture and flexibility of students who took Clinical Pilates class as an elective course at the undergraduate level.
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com)-- Each year on the first Saturday in May, the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) celebrates Pilates Day.
Synopsis: "Functional Anatomy of the Pilates Core: An Illustrated Guide to a Safe and Effective Core Training Program" is the first to illustrate the essential connection between the functional anatomy of the body's core and its application during Pilates' fundamental core exercises.