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Five Basic Pilates Exercises for Walkers

Pilates is an exercise system that focuses on stability, mobility and breathing. With low impact on the joints, it is an ideal cross-training exercise for avid walkers to lubricate the joints and keep your muscles flexible. The emphasis on moving from your center and strengthening your core can help prevent injury. Try incorporating these five basic Pilates exercises before or after your next walk to see if they make a difference. You will only need a mat and a solid surface to do them.