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Is Pilates effective for weight loss? With Raphael Bender

Resources mentioned in the episode

  • Studies on Pilates and weight loss are very poor quality and not enough evidence to show any benefit on weight loss here
  • Most effective strategy for weight loss in people near retirement age combines dietary restriction, resistance training and high protein here
  • Goal setting, weighing, self-monitoring and social rewards significantly enhance weight loss success here
  • Follow Raph on IG here
About Raphael Bender:

Raph believes everyone deserves the opportunity to transform into a better version of themselves. His main strength as a teacher and movement professional is the ability to distill complex research findings into a simple, science-based approach to help people move fearlessly, thoughtlessly, and painlessly. He LOVES running, weights, cycling, and Contrology.

Raph holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation), a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Diploma of Pilates Movement Therapy, and STOTT PILATES full certification.

How to Connect with Raphael:

Purchase Raph’s books:

  • Strengthen The Person Not Just The Body Part here
  • How to make $100k/year teaching Pilates here
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