PILATES all the way!
What is Pilates?
Pilates is a technique that helps one transform their body dramatically. Pilates not only helps in looking good and feeling fit, but also helps improve strength stamina and endurance.
Pilates helps you activate the mind and helps reduce the stress and anxiety. It involves mindful body movements which means that, the body is trained in a manner that involves proper movements combined with breathing and body alignment.
The highlight of this technique is that it helps build muscle without excessive bulk. which means one can look toned, slender and sleek rather than looking bulky and muscular (which usually happens with gym and weight training).
Who can do Pilates?
Pilates can be done by anyone who is interested, provided it is learnt through a learned instructor. Pilates is the best form of exercise for general population along with the patient population. Sports people involved in athletics, gymnastics, sprinting, Football, cricket, basketball, volley ball, and so on can obtain maximum benefits from Pilates.
Dancers can learn this form of exercise as it helps in proper posture, strength and endurance.
Complaints like knee pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, back pain, polycystic ovaries, pregnancy issues, pre and post-operative exercises are best treated with the help of Pilates.