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If you are thinking of taking up Pilates as your regular exercise program, investing in some good Pilates equipment is a great idea. Though a lot of Pilates exercises can be done with no equipment, there are some important ones that cannot be done without Pilates equipment. Here’s a list of the most important Pilates equipment you may need:
a.) The Pilates Reformer: This is the most well- known of Pilates equipment. It comes with a sliding carriage. Spring tension and straps for the hands and feet are used for the exercises. This is comparatively a cheap equipment that is perfect for home use.
b.) The Pilates Wunda Chair: This is one equipment you should have in your home if you are serious about Pilates. A range of challenging and demanding exercises can be done on this. Your coordination, efficiency and fluidity in using your body can be developed with this equipment.
c.) The Pilates Cadillac: This equipment was first brought out for use by people who were being rehabilitated physically. Even today, it is in wide use for facilitating more flow and movement in exercises. You will be surprised at the kind of exercises you can do using this.
d.) The Pilates Spine Corrector: This equipment will let you perform several kinds of great exercises whose first requirement is having a healthy and correct spine. It helps in posture and prevents back and neck pain.
e.) The Pilates Ring: This Pilates equipment is used for doing exercises for the arms and the legs.