Have you ever looked in the mirror and felt dissatisfied with your body? Do you want to get back into shape and lose those extra pounds? The key to all your problems is simple, Pilates.
This is a set of exercises that are aimed at improving your core strength and overall fitness. Pilates is one of the most hip and emerging type of workout with most celebrities opting for this type of a workout in order to look much more athletic and lean.
Though you will probably not sweat as much during a Pilate class, you will definitely start seeing and feeling the changes in your body.
Pilates targets the build-up of muscle mass whilst losing weight and can also help you if you have a posture problem as it can help to realign your posture with the centre of gravity of your body.
Moreover, with a Pilates session, instead of feeling exhausted, you will definitely feel much more refreshed and energised. Pilates is so effective as it directly targets all of the major muscle groups in the body and with slow and intentional movements, help to tone them, making your body look toned and lean.
By strengthening the core, you can also get the “washboard abs” that are in vogue in the recent times. Moreover, since the core also comprises of the back, you will easily be able to lift heavy objects and can help to prevent lower back pain, prevent any kind of injury and promote better digestion.
Read about a combination of Pilates and Yoga weight loss exercise: the PiYo Workout