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DIY Pilates Machine (sort of)

Hi,I was just wondering if anyone could offer me some advice or pointers, it would be very much appreciated.I love doing pilates. I used to so it a lot when I was a student but now I travel a lot and the machine (this sort of thing )is just too bulky to set up and put away.So I’ve been looking at alternatives, either something smaller and more portable or an alternative that would do the same thing. I found this but unfortunately it isn’t sold in the UK. Shipping a heavy item, paying the customs charge and then if anything breaks I won’t be able to get it repaired. So I am now trying to build something myself. I was thinking something along the lines of a skateboard or hoverboard with resistance bands clipped on. I was just wondering if anyone has any thoughts, suggestions or alternatives as I’d really love to hear them.Thank you.

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how to make a pilates machine from a rower , exercise bands and a stair stepper?

Please tell me how to make a pilates machine from the above parts. It seems athat they are all part of a pilates machine and I have them and hate to use them by themselves but would love to try pilates. I know someone will come up with a good solution and the know how

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I would like to know how can I build a WHOLE BODY VIBRATION Board or platform. The unit is basically a small board where you stand and do exercise on it. The vibrator element looks like a compressor and has a variable vibration patterns for different therapies. normally are used by athletes to improve the effectiveness of their workout. They are also prescribed for elderly people that suffers osteoporosis (it has proven to improve the bone density just by standing on it).

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