Packed with step-by-step exercises, photos, and illustrations Target problem areas and feel and look better without doing aerobics! Pilates fever is sweeping across the country! This friendly guide helps you develop your own Pilates fitness program perfect for home or the gym. Eight basic principles show you how to get the most out of your mat-based Pilates routines and become stronger, more in control, and less prone to injury. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! @www.dummies.com Find listings of all our books Create your own personalized book with Hungry Minds a la Carte" Sign up for daily eTips at www.dummiesdaily.comHerman, Ellie is the author of 'Pilates for Dummies' with ISBN 9780764553974 and ISBN 0764553976.