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YES! Pilates IS Functional Training!

by Marshall Eklund, MA

Description

Are you sick and tired of hearing athletic trainers say that Pilates is not functional? Learn why this myth is wrong. Examine some of the most powerful Pilates exercises and learn how they relate to functional training and movement. Discover why Pilates is one of the most awesome and effective methodologies for conditioning—even for functional fitness.
By Marshall Eklund, MA

Additional Content

Session Handout: Download Powerpoint

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.20
ACSM
2.00
AFPA
2.00
CHEK
2.00
CI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISFTA
2.00
NCCPT
0.20
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.50
NSPA
2.00
PAI
2.00
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
REPs UK
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

Video Chapters

1. Introduction Play
2. What is Functional Training? Play
3. Mechanical Specificity Play
4. Pilates Training Play
5. Overview of Functional Workout Play
6. Functional Training Session Play

About the Presenter

Marshall Eklund, MA

Marshall Eklund, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

Marshall is a 25+ year fitness industry veteran with absolute passion for developing physical and personal power. Equipped with degrees in Marketing and Master’s in Biomechanics, Marshall opened his first full service personal training and Pilates studio in 1998. He is a Lead Instructor Trainer and License Training Facility for STOTT PILATES since 2002. As an International Educator and Conference presenter, Marshall is constantly playing with science, art, humor, and spirituality to yield superior training, compliance and life-long change.