Pilates For Sports Joins USATF As Affinity Partner

Aug 05, 2020


Pilates for Sports is thrilled to announce it has signed as an affinity partner of USA Track & Field (USATF) – the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running, and race walking in the United States.

The long-term partnership, which will run from now until December 2024, will provide USATF members with several benefits to help them train smarter and go faster, including:

      • 20% discount off monthly memberships
      • Free 14-day challenges
      • Free weekly live pilates class online
      • Entry into competitions such as our current ICONS competition which offers a free trip to Australia to partake in an iconic sporting event of choice

“We are fortunate to partner with Pilates for Sports to bring added value to members with continued benefits and resources to support the USATF community,” USATF CEO, Max Siegel said.

Pilates for Sports online training is an innovative strength and conditioning program that can be done anywhere, anytime to suit the needs of the time-crunched athlete.

“Injury reduction and performance improvement with Pilates is our passion,” said Pilates For Sports Principal Instructor and Co-Founder, Noeleen O’Shea.

“Athletes all over the world have had amazing success with our online programs and we are really excited to be partnering with USA Track & Field to roll out our programs to their members.”

Pilates workouts, mini-challenges and form tips combine to help the athlete improve specifically in running.

The running specific pilates program elements include:

    • The running stride – foot strike, leg stance, take off knee drive phase, arm carry
    • Power and stability – sprinting, long distance, hill running, cross country, agility (even though a runner may not do all of these types of running, there are elements of each that will improve the overall strength and balance of a runner)
    • Common issues faced by runners – tight shoulders, weak core, sore lower back, tight hip flexors, weak glutes, weak ankles

Pilates for Sports is excited to work together with USATF to help their athletes achieve their best results and continue to stay fit, healthy and motivated during these challenging times of COVID-19.



USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the country's No. 1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. For more information on USATF, visit


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