Workout

On Pilates and Hip Circles

My question: How many situps, if any, is a Pilates class worth toward's one's Feralicious goals? (Can one even count situps done in a class towards one's feat goals?) My answer: You can count situps (or pushups) from a class, but they must be real, identifiable situps. No "situp equivalents," as in: "30 seconds of Pilates teasers is equivalent to 10 situps." No, that's a slippery slope.

And so I took Joanna Dworkin's late Pilates class at EquiSoho (Tuesday), and it was good, even if I felt like a giant oaf in a room fulll of graceful women, (and graceful gay men). One satisfying thing about Pilates vs. yoga: You come away with exhausted, soon-to-be-ripped abs. Another thing: After a day of sitting, it's fun to do leg circles. We should all be sure you use all the degrees of motion available in our hip sockets. Just saying.

Where (gym, studio, etc.): : 
Workout Date: 
Tue, 03/23/2010 (All day)

Comments

leg circles are fun...hmmmm maybe just a little....

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