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Old 01-10-2005, 11:38 AM   #17
Tim Heckman
Dojo: Tokushinkan/Oak Park
Location: Oak Park, IL
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 16
Re: Aikido & Pilates


I am curious as to whether you have any suggestions for improving flexibility/core strength specifically for aikido. I'm an occasional practitioner of yoga, and as mentioned in the opening post, have only taken one pilates class. However, at thirty-five years old, and having worked in a lot of jobs involving repetitive motion, my body has a lot of flexibility/muscle pain issues which an aikido practice of several hours a week has not improved significantly.


"Shut up and train."-- Fumio Toyoda
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