Some think it’s about breathing….
Some think it’s about stretching….
Some think it’s only a “girl” thing. Not so.
It’s for every gender, every walk of life.
It’s a lot of things with a whole lot of benefits.
Yes you have to breathe. But you also have to contract muscles to move and stabilise so you have to work hard too.
Yes there is some lengthening of muscles – but while you are lengthening one you are strengthening another so no holiday there…
EVERYONE should make Pilates practice part of their life. It can be a very tough workout or a very gentle workout depending on the level of the session. If you do it correctly, you can feel it in every muscle and you will definitely learn where everything is. Try it.
Pilates is about a creating strength in long lean muscles, stamina and a more functional flexibility. Anyone and everyone should include Pilates in their daily regime to improve their quality of life, reduce back pain, and lose inches!
It can also seriously improve your sports performance. It’s a no brainer.