Why It’s Important to Learn PILATES

  • You NEED to Learn about YOUR BODY and POSTURE
  • You NEED to Learn to Add Strenghth and Mobility to YOUR HIPS
  • You NEED to Integrate proper neutral hip movement into sport
  • You NEED to Understand to Take Care of your Body YEAR ROUND
  • You NEED to Learn a SYSTEM that Teaches All of these

 

IT ALL STARTS BY INTEGRATING NEUTRAL HIPS INTO SPORT. ONCE NEUTRAL HIPS IN PLACE, WE WILL MAXIMIZE STRENGTH AND MOBILITY THROUGHOUT YOUR BODY, MAKING YOU A BETTER BALANCED ATHLETE.
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Athletes ARE VISUAL. Most believe what they CAN SEE. It is hard to believe what we CANNOT SEE.
Most athletes assume their ILIUM is the where their hip joint is. IT IS NOT.

The 2 ILIUM’S are the large broad bones forming the upper part of each half of the pelvis.
The HIP JOINT is about 5″ south of the top of the ILIUM (The part that you CAN FEEL)

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If you CANNOT SEE your HIP ANGLE, It is impossible to see your ANTERIOR PELVIC TILT -which affects the femur range of motion.  This issue affects ALL athletes as it is caused by sitting for long periods of time.  Tendons and Ligaments relax and takes pelvis position from “Neutral” to tilted. WHEN YOUR HIPS ARE TILTED, THE RANGE OF MOTION OF FEMUR (THEIGH BONE) GETS WORSE.

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Having a ‘6 PACK’ does NOT mean you cannot have an ANTERIOR PELVIC TILT, affecting femur range of motion. This is a TENDON/LIGAMENT ISSUE (musculoskeletal) less than a muscle issue. Athletes need to understand the proper ranges of movement in their hip joint. When hip does not properly function, muscles work out of balance and injuries occur more frequently.

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PILATESBYJO was created to teach young athletes to understand the framework and ranges of the major joints of their body. Once an athlete learns how to mobilize his hips, the athlete can use pilates to CONNECT their body more efficiently, increasing balance, control and flexibility. More Specifically- Classical Pilates helps the make top half as proportionally strong as the bottom half. This takes the pressure off the hips and lowers risk of injury.

This website focuses on teaching neutral joint concepts -allowing the body to MOVE AS INTENDED. This will maximize your technique, and enhance your performance in the weight room, the practice field, and most importantly –  THE GAME FIELD.

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