New to Pilates?
Reasons Why You Should Give Pilates a Go
1. PILATES IS GREAT FOR THE MIND & BODY
Demanding your full attention for every movement, Pilates challenges both your mind and body, and because your mind has to focus on each movement you will find that you will become more centered and calm. As as a result your memory will become stronger.
2. LOSE MORE INCHES NEW TO PILATES?
With this form of exercise you may find that you drop a couple of dress sizes while the scale has barely moved. This is due to the toning up of the muscles as they become more defined. Giving you a longer, leaner look.
3. PILATES IS GREAT FOR REHABILITATION
The exercises performed in Pilates are actually great for rehabilitation. As Joseph Pilates said, “Bring yourself back to health.” Often used with physical therapy, Pilates strengthens and helps to heal old injuries. This is a workout that is good for everyone. In no time at all you will be looking and feeling great.
4. HELPS TO DEFINE THOSE ABS/STRENGTHEN THAT CORE
With your muscles being under constant tension, Pilates goes to work to strengthen your core while flattening those abs. Most importantly, by developing a strong core you improve your balance.
5. CONDITIONS EVENLY
Pilates conditions EVENLY from head to toe! No one muscle group is worked more than the other. Leading to better performance and less chance of injury.
6. A CHANGE IS COMING, JUST NOT OVERNIGHT! NEW TO PILATES?
Though results may be slow to show, they will be well worth the wait! Like with any other type of workout, you must be consistant, willing to put in the work. With the correct diet, Pilates can help you to sculpt your abs and build strong abdominals that will keep your back healthy while supporting your spine.
I hope this short article has inspired you to give Pilates a GO!