Top exercise historians often debate the finer details of Joseph Pilates’s mysterious life but unanimously agree that his effective workout regimen far surpasses the previous sunglass-monocle and sardine-smoothie inventions. Reinvent your body via time-tested innovation with today’s Groupon: for $39, you get three group Pilates classes at IM=X Pilates Studio in Atlantic Highlands (a $135 value).
Helping fitness fledglings and fanatics tone muscles and increase flexibility for more than 10 years, IM=X and its trainers focus on sculpting svelte bodies and surpassing fitness goals. Short for “Integrated Movement Xercize,” IM=X is designed around a system that combines the strengthening practices of Pilates with cardiovascular exercises and resistance training to orchestrate a perfect symphony of mind, body, and heart-rate percussion. The certified trainers on staff instruct a variety of classes, including those that utilizing reformers, stability balls, and hand weights tailored to aid weight loss, improve athleticism, ease pregnancy, or diminish back pain. With a specific regimen, each class works to improve endurance and chisel core muscles into substitute riot shields.
Pilates purists that become studio members after using the Groupon can seize opportunities for classes that dabble in the more intricate areas of the IM=X system, including reformer, mat, tower, and cardio-specific workouts. IM=X also employs certified Pink Ribbon instructors who help women with breast cancer gain confidence and improve muscle strength.
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