First heard of Pilates as one of the most used form of exercise by models. Seen many celebrities doing it as well.
Pilates was developed to help strengthen the human mind and body. It can be done by the use of an equipment (like one in the photo) or in the mat, at home or mostly in the gym.
There are known benefits of Pilates in which some are the following;
- Core muscle endurance – in which strengthens and tone muscles on your abdominal area, lower back, hips and buttocks.
- Increased Flexibility – more stretching less stressing they say.
- Body Posture – this exercise will push you to do the right posture as you learn to balance yourself especially working with an equipment.
- Balance Mind and Body – helps mental health by working on your focus and full attention to every move.
Anyone can try Pilates no matter what your fitness background is. Maybe, this exercise works best for your fitness goal. Pilates are now being offered to most of the gyms.