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Pilates is a style of training created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s as a form of rehabilitation. It’s safe and perfect for injured athletes, new moms with a weak core, and people who have arthritis, body aches and back pains, etc.

Pilates’ entire concept revolves around helping bedridden people get strong and healthy enough to move smoothly and without pain.

That makes Pilates one of the best forms of exercise for people who have led sedentary lives for years. Start Pilates even if you’ve hardly exercised before. It’s advised to start Pilates rather than jumping into a strenuous CrossFit or HIIT program.

Benefit 1:  Pilates exercises will align your body and improves balance. Series of 34 Mat pilates exercises or exercises on the reformer creates balance in the musculoskeletal system.

Most people do not do enough exercise. The ones who do exercise regularly either are not doing them correctly or doing too many of the same movements, leading to dysfunction and misalignment in the body that results in aches, pains, stiffness, or impaired movements.

Just after a 10-session of Pilates, most people notice the change in their posture and no longer have a belly. Their abdominal muscles have developed enough strength to hold the organs. As a result, there is less pressure on the back, which leads to relief from backaches.

Benefit 2:  Pilates improves flexibility
It’s inevitable to get tighter and less flexible as we age. This is mostly due to a sedentary lifestyle that makes us move within a limited range of motion. Since the body doesn’t get a chance to move much, we become less supple and flexible. Pilates exercises correct all that and improve your flexibility.

Benefits 3:  Pilates will make you stronger
Muscle atrophy is a part of aging. If you do not engage your muscles enough, it will wither, and you will lose strength. Pilates exercises on the mat utilize your body weight as a form of resistance and help develop a stronger core, abdominal, and back muscles. We also offer pilates exercises on reformer machines to help you tone and safely strengthen your muscles faster.

Just after 20-30 Pilates training over 3-month’s time, you’ll notice more definition in your muscles and an increase in overall strength. You’ll be able to execute the moves fluidly and hold the poses without quivering or trembling.

Even people who have not exercised in years can start doing Pilates and move at their own pace. There is no rush with this style of training. You will not pant, gasp or end up breathless from intense cardio.

Pilates exercises consist of slow, controlled movements that allow you to progress slowly but surely. If you’ve been inactive for a very long time, are recovering from an illness, cancer, or want to resume your sports and think of embarking on an exercise program, Pilates is the best method to start.

Come and give it a try with professional and certified Pilates instructors who will encourage and help you get started. You will enjoy it so much and wish you’ve had started earlier. Get on board now.

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4 Reasons To Add Yoga and Pilates In Your Workout Routine

I believe you currently have a workout routine that is working well for you. You are getting in your cardio and your weight training.

You still have some flexibility issues, and you need something to give you an option for muscles and strength training. One way to do that is to add yoga and Pilates to your workout routine. If you aren’t sure this will work for you, consider these benefits.

1. Lean Muscle

Are you doing weight training or weight lifting to bulk your muscles? At some point, you may need your muscles to be leaner because lean muscles mean flexible joints and toned muscles. Yoga and Pilates can give you that easily and is one of the main reasons people add them to their workout plan.

2. Stretching

Stretching helps relax your muscles, improve circulation and reduce stress. It also helps cut down on inflammation from other workouts. Besides, the stretching portions of yoga and Pilates are instrumental in improving your posture. You can also find that your range of motion gets better when you add yoga and Pilates’ stretching to your current workout routine.

3. Body Awareness

Increased body awareness lets you notice the existing strains in various parts of your body you would not have typically seen. You can also detect if you have increased inflammation or if you notice pain that you should not have. Body awareness is an ideal reason to add yoga and Pilates to your workout plan and routine.

4. Meditation

Yoga and Pilates also bring mindfulness and mediation to your daily workout and workout plan. There is no better way to handle stress smoothly and help work through problems and issues that you usually would not think of during your regular workout.

Recommended Abbysan Classes To Add to your workout routine:
New Moms – Core Recovery, Mat Pilates, Total Body, Spine, and Shoulder clinic.
Athletes – Athletic conditioning, Shoulder & Hip Clinic, Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga.

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