Naomi Watts' trainer, certified Pilates instructor Daniel Loigerot, fell in love with Pilates for the precision, control, and effectiveness of the workout. Why should you try Pilates? It works your abs 70 percent more than regular crunches, reduces lower back pain, and improves your posture. Try these exercises so you can look red-carpet ready like Naomi Watts.
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Naomi Watts' Exercise Advice
Don't forget your water bottle.
"Drinking before and at frequent intervals during your workouts prevents dehydration, cramps, and overheating," says Loigerot.
Originally published on FitnessMagazine.com, September 2008.