Sunday, February 23, 2014

Fact of the Day: Joseph Fitness

While the fitness system pilates has proven itself popular in recent years, it was actually originally developed in the early 20th century. A man from Germany named Joseph Pilates had used what worked for him when he wanted to improve his physical strength as he suffered from many health problems as a child. 

13 comments:

  1. Interesting. Old ideas become new. Happy Sunday!

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  2. I had no idea it had a German origin. My girlfriend is from Germany and loves Pilates - she might not even know this herself! Maybe I can impress her with this random fact today :)

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  3. Never knew that it started there, learned something.


    Groetjes Tinie

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  4. I tried Pontius Pilates. But, all that scourging and hand washing got tiresome.

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  5. Interesting that we can look to history for inspiration and 'new things'

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  6. I'm not familiar with the exercises in it but it sure is popular

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  7. Oh very interesting dear,
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  8. Happy sunday Adam! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  9. I love Pilates. It's my go to workout!

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