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Pilates Workouts

We love Pilates for giving us core strength, trim tummies, and happy backs. Try these Pilates exercises and workout videos at home or on-the-go -- no machines or gym memberships required.

When it comes to Pilates, most women either are die-hard enthusiasts or have never stepped foot in a Pilates studio. Are you in the latter group?

Why jump and pump through boot camp for a fierce physique when going low-impact in your living room will get you there?

Don't live near a studio or still a little too shy to pump and plie in public? Stay home and try these beginner barre exercises from Julie Erickson, owner Endurance Pilates and Yoga and Barre Boston.

Are your friends hitting up a different kind of bar these days?

For a hot lower half, target your HTB, says Simone De La Rue, the creator of the Body By Simone method, who coined the term for her sought-after hips, thighs, and buns class (Naomi Watts is a regular)

Sadie Lincoln of Barre3 shares her exercises to shape a stronger back and help relieve lower back pain.

Most "instant results" promises are too good to be true. Not this one.

Follow this 4-week workout plan for a slim, toned tummy.

Our fat-burning Pilates abs workout blasts nearly 20 percent more calories while firming you all over.

Looking to tone your tummy? The standard crunch may not be your best bet. Find out how the Pilates roll-up exercise can sculpt your abs.

This high-powered routine works every major muscle group in no time.

This express Pilates workout will help you tone your core and improve your posture.

The Pilates promise: You'll work your abs up to 70 percent more than with a crunch and look 5 pounds slimmer after one session.

This combo of yoga, Pilates, and tai chi exercises will get you strong, sculpted, and totally revitalized — plus give you an invigorating energy boost!

You adore Pilates — but can it replace a traditional weight workout? Learn how to best challenge your body during either workout choice.

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