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Bend your knees
Bend your knees to protect your back.
Do a duet
Try working out with a friend.
Focus on breath
Make sure to focus on your breath. It's the most important part of your routine.
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Mix it up
Vary your routine to keep from getting bored.
Quality not quantity
Joseph Pilates said he'd rather see one abdominal exercise done properly than 100 done wrong.
Reformer + Mat
Do both reformer and mat exercises to get a full workout.
Take a class
If you're new to Pilates, take a class to get instruction on how to do the different exercises.
Try a new studio
Try out a new Pilates studio.
Try a ring
Try using an exercise ring or Magic Circle.
Try different styles
Try out different styles of Pilates.
Taking the time to warm up your body and mind will make your Pilates workout more effective.