Starting a Pilates practice is one of the best investments any man, regardless of vocation, age or lifestyle can make. Plenty of men hear that Pilates is great for them or read about their favorite athletes adding it to their fitness regime. Many athletes use Pilates as a means to prevent or recover from injuries along with adding power to their sport. Unfortunately, many men are intimidated by the popular images of Pilates exercises that show awkward positions requiring a high level of flexibility. Pilates is a progression with numerous modifications and it’s meant for everybody. It was created by a man, predominantly for men.