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New Book On Pilates by Local Authors

Devin Smeltzer (pitcher for Minnesota Twins)(left) and Sam Keating (pitcher for San Diego Padres)

Devin Smeltzer (pitcher for Minnesota Twins)(left) and Sam Keating (pitcher for San Diego Padres)

Amy and Rick Lademann, cofounders of Beyond Motion, in Naples, have coauthored their first book, Pilates & Conditioning for Athletes, geared to strengthen the core, improve posture, increase flexibility, correct muscle imbalances and enhance athletic performance. Published by Human Kinetics, it’s available at Barnes & Noble locations, on and at Beyond Motion.

Readers can gain a competitive edge with their innovative training methods, a science-based, multidimensional approach to athletic conditioning that builds a strong foundation by infusing athletic training with Pilates. The book features detailed instructions for 123 Pilates mat and traditional conditioning exercises and 13 sport-specific workouts, for a comprehensive training program that taps into Beyond Motion’s seven pillars of training for success.

Beyond Motion location: 11985 Tamiami Tr. N. For more information, call 239-254-9300 or email

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