Everything you need to start using Pilates to improve your running - get stronger, more flexile, avoid injury and improve your performance
Harri Angell is an experienced REPs Level 3 qualified mat Pilates instructor, personal trainer and England Athletics Leader in Running Fitness. She is the author of Pilates for Living, also published by Bloomsbury.
Pilates is really good for runners to help improve their overall body strength, control and conditioning. I think that it's easy to get hooked on more and more miles, times and distance. Focusing on a strong foundation helps your body tolerate the training, recover and maintain consistency. It can also help with flexibility. * Martin Yelling, endurance athlete * Pilates helped me focus on key areas of stability and conditioning that are important (but often neglected) by marathoners. * Liz Yelling, Double Olympan and Commonwealth medallist * Are you struggling with a running injury or wanting to strengthen your stride? Harri Angell, has created a manual to help build and rehabilitate a runner's body. Thanks to its strengthening powers, Pilates is the perfect running partner * Health & Fitness * Learn how to harness the Pilates principles of breathing, concentration and relaxation to boost your endurance and beat post-race nerves * Health & Fitness *