Celebrities Love Pilates

The stars we see on TV and magazines are mere mortals too; like the rest of us, they work hard to maintain their physical appearances and state of wellbeing. That’s why it’s probably no surprise that Pilates is often the workout of choice of many health-lovin’ celebrities. Here are what some of them have to say:

 

 

 

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Nigella Lawson

“I took up Pilates classes to help with my bad back … and since I’ve been doing them, I’ve actually dropped a couple of dress sizes. I like my food and I’m not going to diet so it has to be exercise for me.”

 

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Pippa Middleton

“As someone who is always on the go, Pilates has been a wonderful escape from my busy lifestyle in London.”

 

 

 

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Lucy Liu

“Pilates introduced me to muscles I never even knew I had. Soon I started to feel longer and leaner. Ten years of Pilates has really changed my body for the better.”

 

 

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Miranda Kerr

“Pilates is the ultimate exercise to tone and define your arms.”

 

Hilary Duff

 

Hilary Duff

“I was a gymnast when I was little, so I think Pilates is really important to helping me stay long and lean. I try to do it three times a week.”

 

Ashley Greene

Ashley Greene

“I do [Pilates] early in the morning. It wakes you up, and it’s kind of refreshing.”

David Beckham

 

 

David Beckham

“I do an hour of Pilates a day … fitness-wise, I am the best I have been for a long time.”

 

Vanessa Williams Lincoln Center's Annual Spring Gala  Damrosch Park,  NYC 09/04/08

Vanessa Williams
Lincoln Center’s Annual Spring Gala
Damrosch Park, NYC 09/04/08

 

Vanessa Williams

“I was doing Pilates before people even knew how to spell Pilates … Core strength balances your entire body. It pulls your shoulders back, tucks in your pelvis, makes you walk straighter, and gives you a great posture.”

 

Megan Fox

 

Megan Fox

“I did a lot of Pilates – an immense amount of Pilates.”

 

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

“Pilates is my favourite part of the day.”