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Jakarta Post

No pain, plenty of gain

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, October 7 2009   /  11:47 am

Long and strong: Pilates, which builds long, lean muscles, is suitable for everyone — men, women, of all ages and fitness levels. Courtesy of Annabe Pilates Studio“In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference; in 20 sessions you’ll see the difference and in 30 sessions you’ll have a whole new body.”If you have no idea what the above quote is about, then it’s possible you really never have heard about Pilates, an exercise style that has been taking the fitness world by storm for a few years now. The famous quote, made by the man who developed the system, Joseph “Joe” Pilates, has inspired people all over the world to devote themselves to this yoga-like exercise. So what’s all the fuss about? Why should you also give it a go? You might have often heard the mantra “no pain, no gain” when it comes to workout regimes at the gym, but you would never hear such a thing in a ...